Please check our guidelines and service criteria before making a referral.

For more information on our Advocacy, IMCA & RPR, NHS Complaints Advocacy services and our self advocacy (speaking up) projects please use the menu buttons above.

If you would like further information please contact us.

If you are a local authority requiring an Advocacy Service for one of your clients living in Kent, Bromley, Bexley, Lewisham, Greenwich, Sutton or the surrounding areas, please call our referral line on 0845 832 0044. Calls cost 3p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge. Charges may vary.

We are working in partnership with Kent Advocacy to provide the East Kent IMCA, RPR and Care Act Advocacy services in Kent. All enquiries and referrals must be made through Kent Advocacy.

Referral guidelines for each service are available below.

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Bigger voices - better lives

General advocacy

If you would like to make a referral for the following services please click on the Advocacy Referral Form below
  • Kent Learning Disability Advocacy
  • Sutton Professional Advocacy
  • Young People's Advocacy (Bexley and Bromley)
  • Community Advocacy (Bexley and Bromley)
Before making a referral please read the guidelines.

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Bigger voices - better lives

Kent learning disability advocacy

We are working in partnership with Kent Advocacy to provide the Kent Adult Learning Disability Advocacy service.

Referrals can only be made for Kent Adult Learning Disability Advocacy if

  • the person has a learning disability
  • the person is over 18
  • the person lives in Kent
  • the person is funded by Kent or is not known to services

To make a referral please click the button on the left to be directed to the Kent Advocacy website where you will need to complete a referral form
You can also make a referral by clicking the button on the left to download and complete a referral form

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Bigger voices - better lives

Care Act Advocacy

We are working in partnership with Kent Advocacy to provide the East Kent Care Act Advocacy service.

Referrals can only be made for East Kent Care Act Advocacy if

  • judgement is made that the person has or will have substantial difficulty in being involved
  • they have no appropriate individual to support them

To make a referral please click the button on the left to be directed to the Kent Advocacy website where you will need to complete a referral form

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Bigger voices - better lives

Care Act Advocacy

We provide Care Act Advocacy in

  • London Borough of Bexley
  • London Borough of Croydon
  • London Borough of Sutton

Referrals for Care Act Advocacy can only be made by Social Services.

Referrals can be made if

  • judgement is made that the person has or will have substantial difficulty in being involved
  • they have no appropriate individual to support them
To make a referral please click the button on the left to download and complete a referral form

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Bigger voices - better lives

East Kent IMCA and RPR Service

We are working in partnership with Kent Advocacy to provide the East Kent IMCA and RPR service.
To make a referral please click the button on the left to be directed to the Kent Advocacy website where you will need to complete a referral form.

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Bigger voices - better lives

Bromley, Bexley, Lewisham and Greenwich IMCA Service

Are you making a referral for an IMCA in Bromley, Bexley, Lewisham or Greenwich?
Before making a referral please read the guidelines.

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Bigger voices - better lives

Sutton IMCA Service

Are you making a referral for an IMCA in Sutton?
Click the button to download an Adobe PDF form. When you have filled it in please send it to us, contact details are on the form. To save the form if it opens in a web page right click the document and click "Save as".

If you need help with your referral or if you have any questions please call
0845 832 0044
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Calls cost 3p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge. Charges may vary.

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Bigger voices - better lives

Speaking Up groups for people with autism in Kent

Speaking Up group
Are you making a referral for Kent speaking up groups?
Before making a referral please read the criteria for our Kent speaking up groups

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Bigger voices - better lives

Bexley independent advocacy for NHS complaints

For information or to make a complaint about services commissioned and provided by the NHS Call 0208 269 8692 or email

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Bigger voices - better lives

Spot Purchase

Speaking Up group
We provide spot purchase advocacy to local authorities requiring an Advocacy Service for their clients living in Kent, Bromley, Bexley, Lewisham, Greenwich, Sutton or the surrounding areas.
To make a referral please click the button on the left to download and complete a referral form.