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POhWER has been working in Hertfordshire since 1996. 

Since April 2015, the Advocacy service is provided under the Hertshelp brand in partnership with a wide range of voluntary sector organizations; including Carers in Herts (CiH), Headway, Herts Independent Living service (HILS), Hertfordshire Society for the Blind (HSB) and Viewpoint.

We offer the following services in Hertfordshire:

  • HertsHelp Advice & Information
  • Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA), including Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) and Relevant Person's Paid Representative Services (RPPR).
  • Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA)
  • Community Advocacy
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service
  • NHS Complaints Advocacy
  • Brokerage Support Service
  • Secure Services Advocacy
  • Three Rivers Community Navigators

How do I get support from an advocate?

To make a referral to the advocacy services in Hertfordshire, you can download the forms below:

If you are not sure whether you can get an advocate, or for more information, advice and support in your area, you can contact us on 0300 123 4044 or email info@hertshelp.net.

Local Leaflets

Read how Helen used the HertsHelp service

An elderly lady using a frame to walk.

Helen, 86, contacted HertsHelp after seeing an article in the Horizon magazine. She felt her house was always cold in the winter, but couldn’t afford to put her heating on for very long. Read how our HertsHelp advisor helped Helen with her problems.

Read Helen's story here

Contact us


Call us on 0300 123 4044

Email us on info@hertshelp.net 

Find us at: Hertlands House, Primett Road, Stevenage, SG1 3EE

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