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POhWER's impact goes beyond supporting our clients to resolve their issues. Find out all about the impact we have had on our clients across the country. Read more
Arthur Bate OBE was a founder Trustee of POhWER. The Arthur Bate Fund is a fund created by POhWER in memory of Arthur. Read more
We are a charity that provides information, advocacy and advice services across England, offering direct and local support via Professionals and Volunteers. Our independent, free services reach individuals struggling with particular challenges in their lives.Advocacy means enabling your voice to be heard, speaking for you when you can’t and supporting you when you can. Advocacy is about supporting, enabling, and empowering you to express your views and concerns and access information and services where needed.If you feel you need to talk to someone about how our services can help you where you live, please click on the 'Make a referral' button below, or call 0300 456 2370.Make a referral
POhWER now delivers the Independent Health Complaints Advocacy Service to 20 London boroughs. For more information about this service please click the 'Independent Health Complaints Advocacy' button below.
Independent Health Complaints Advocacy Service for people who wish to make a complaint about treatment provided under the NHS. In London we provide this service to the residents of 20 boroughs.
If you or someone you know needs support, you can make a referral to our services now.
POhWER's impact goes beyond supporting our clients to resolve their issues. Find out all about the impact we have had on our clients across the country.
Become a supporter of POhWER, and help POhWER in the work that we do.
NHS Complaints Advocacy is a free, independent and confidential service which can support anyone who is unhappy with their NHS care or treatment and is thinking about making a complaint. Read more about this service.
Each year more and more vulnerable people need us to help them speak up and be heard. To help them, we need you to help us. Donate now and help us change a vulnerable person’s life for the better. You can donate to POhWER in a number of ways.
- through our JustGiving page: www.justgiving.com/pohwer
- Or by simply using the form below
Laura is 35 years old and has been living with a diagnosis of paranoid schizophrenia for the last ten years. Laura was assessed and detained in hospital under section 3 of the Mental Health Act. Laura requested help from an Independent Mental Health Advocate (IMHA) to help her advocate her views, as she felt that she was not being listened to by her psychiatrist.
Tell us what you think about our services. POhWER takes feedback seriously and we use it as part of our commitment to continually improving our services.
POhWER Nottingham are providing Peer Advocacy Groups across Nottingham. These groups are called the EmPOhWER groups, which are confidential, free and non-judgemental. Read more
POhWER will be at the Winkfield Resource Centre on the third Wednesday of every month for Read more
Independent Health Complaints Advocacy drop in held on the 4th Tuesday of every month Read more
On Friday 6th December, our HertsHelp team at Hertlands House held a Coffee Morning to raise funds for POhWER and Macmillan Cancer Support. Read more
3rd December is International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Read our two client stories of how we support people with disabilities to have their voices heard and their needs met. Read more
On the 23rd November, Linda one of our Community Managers organised an 80’s disco to raise money and awareness for POhWER. Read more