Make A Referral

BATIAS can provide advocacy in the following ways:

  • Formal Advocacy (1:1)
  • Self advocacy (groups)
  • Citizen Advocacy (volunteer support)

We might be able to provide this through a contract we already hold, or you can spot purchase a service.  To find out about spot purchasing and the services we have available to purchase please follow this link.

If you are making a referral for a Southend on Sea funded person you can do so either online by following this link: Southend Referrals or by calling 01702 340 566. 

If you are making a referral for an Essex funded person please be aware that BATIAS no longer holds the contract for Formal Advocacy in Essex, from the 9th July 2018 you can email them on: or you can telephone 0300 7900 559.

If you wish to make a referral for a Thurrock funded person,  you can contact the Thurrock Advocacy service on 01375 659175 or via their website on this link: Thurrock Advocacy Service.

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