Borders Independent Advocacy Service (BIAS)

Provides a free, confidential advocacy service to people in the Scottish Borders


Provides a free and confidential advocacy service to isolated, vulnerable and disadvantaged individuals in the community who are struggling to be heard.

Services provided:

Specialist advocacy for people with mental health problems, community care issues, learning disabilities and older people, particularly where statutory powers are being considered.
BIAS will:

  • Listen and ensure that other people listen
  • Help each individual to access the information needed so they can make an informed decision
  • Support them to attend or take part in important meetings and to have their say
  • Try to safeguard the person’s rights.

opening hours:

Core hours are Monday – Friday, 10.00am – 4.00pm.


Low Buckholmside
United Kingdom

Phone: 01896 752 200
Fax: 01896 752 200

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