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Your Voice Counts Advocacy Services

Make a referral

To make a referral to our service, please download the referral form you need below then email your completed form back to us at at


You can also contact us for advice or to discuss a referral by emailing or calling 0191 478 6472 (freephone 0800 048 7856).  For more information about the different types of advocacy we provide, please visit Advocacy | yourvoicecounts (

Statutory advocacy referral form (Care Act Advocacy, Independent Mental Capacity Act Advocacy, Independent Mental Health Advocacy)


General advocacy referral form (non-statutory advocacy. General advocacy referrals can be made by professionals (with the individual’s permission) and by individuals who wish to self-refer)

NHS Independent Complaints Advocacy

Spot purchase requests from local authorities

Advocacy for people with learning disabilities


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