Advocacy Services

Advocacy services for people in west and south Essex

What does it do?

BATIAS provides Formal, Citizen and Self Advocacy in South and West Essex, this includes the Unitary Authority of Southend.

BATIAS provides a range of Advocacy services, following the guidelines set out in the National Advocacy Charter

  • Formal Advocacy
  • Citizen Advocacy
  • Self Advocacy
  • Advocacy Charter
  • Stars in the Sky

Who it is for?

Set up in 1992, BATIAS has historically worked with people with learning disabilities however we can also support people with physical and sensory impairments, complex needs and behaviors that challenge. Through the provision of advocacy BATIAS empowers people with disabilities towards independence.

Where it is available?

Local service (Epping Forest, Harlow, Southend-on-Sea, Tendring, Thurrock, Basildon, Brentwood, Castle point, Rochford).

How to access or apply for it:

See contact details above


Info last updated:

The Beehive, Community Resource Centre,, West Street, Grays, Essex, RM17 6XP