Advocacy Centre North is part of Newcastle Council For Voluntary Service

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How to make a referral for yourself or someone else


This website is no longer in use. Advocacy Centre North is now called Connected Voice Advocacy (part of the Connected Voice group). Please click here to go to the Advocacy section on our new website.

How to make a referral

Make a referral to our community services

To make a referral to our community advocacy services for yourself or someone else, please download, complete and return our Community Advocacy referral form*.    

Find out more about our Community services.

Make a referral to our Gateshead statutory services

We provide the following statutory advocacy services to people in Gateshead:

  • Independent Mental Health Advocate (IMHA)
  • Independent Mental Capacity Advocate (IMCA)
  • Independent Care Act Advocate (ICAA)
  • Relevant Person's Representative (RPR)

To make a referral for yourself or someone else in Gateshead to us for Statutory Advocacy download and fill in our Statutory Advocacy Referral Form* below and email it to us at

 Find out more about our Statutory services.

*Downloads best from Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge

To find out more

If you would like to find out more about our advocacy support or to discuss making a referral to any of our services, please get in touch in one of the following ways:


Telephone: 0191 235 7013

Post: Advocacy Centre North, 3rd Floor, Higham House, Higham Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8AF