Stream any game for 12 hours in exchange for donations to help POhWER support people to uphold their rights and get their voice heard. Read more
Get involved to celebrate the rights and protections the Human Rights Act offers which apply to all of us. Read more
On the 18th May 2022, we wrote to the Prime Minister to raise our concerns about the proposed scrapping of the Human Rights Act, and the proposed introduction of the Bill of Rights. Read more
Calling on members of the general public to sign our public petition to protect the Human Rights Act Read more
We help people who, because of disability, illness, social exclusion and other challenges, find it difficult to express their views or get the support they need. Our mission is to empower people to have a voice and make a real difference to their lives. We do this by speaking for them when they can't and supporting them to speak for themselves when they can.We are a charity and the advocacy, information and advice services we provide are free, independent and confidential.As an independent organisation we are separate from the government, local councils and the NHS and we always put the wishes and needs of the people we work with first.
You can make a referral to POhWER services by completing one of the forms on this page or by calling 0300 456 2370
Find out how an advocate supported Susie following a safeguarding alert being raised that she was self-neglecting and could unintentionally be placing herself at risk.
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.
Safeguarding Adults Week has reminded me to pause and reflect on our Safeguarding journey in POhWER, in particular our culture and how open and safe it feels to speak up as a member of staff. Read more
Each new trustee will bring their unique skills and insights to support POhWER and help further our mission Read more
It’s so important to promote the services on offer in Stevenage and Hertfordshire that will help those facing challenges in our society Read more