East SussexSouthern England > East Sussex POhWER has been working in East Sussex since 2010. Last year we supported 835 people in the County. In addition to our existing services in East Sussex, we are really pleased to announce that we have been awarded the contracts to deliver advocacy services for children. Great news due to the delivery of a successful IMCA service we have been asked to deliver this service until 2018. We also have a team of volunteers supported by a Volunteer Coordinator, who provide support, signposting and information at various drop in’s throughout East Sussex including The Seaview Project in St Leonards on Sea, an open access well-being centre. We provide the following services in East Sussex: Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA), including Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) and Relevant Person's Paid Representative Services (RPPR) Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA), including Community Mental Health Advocacy (CMHA) Advocacy under The Care Act Independent Advocacy Service Learning Disability Advocacy Services Advocacy Network Childrens Advocacy Service How do I get support from an advocate? To make a referral to the advocacy services in East Sussex, you can download the forms below: Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA) referral form Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) referral form Community Advocacy referral form 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 456 2370 or email [email protected]. Local Resources Download the East Sussex IMCA leaflet (pdf) Download the Mental Health Advocacy in East Sussex leaflet (pdf) Download the East Sussex Children's Advocacy leaflet (pdf) Download the East Sussex Care Act Advocacy leaflet (pdf) Download the East Sussex Learning Disability Advocacy service leaflet in EasyRead (pdf) To gain access to the most up to date information regarding safeguarding click the link below http://sussexsafeguardingadults.procedures.org.uk/page/quickguide Bright View Resource Hub drop in POhWER will be attending Bright View Community Mental Health drop in on the first Monday of every month. This will be held to: signpost give understanding options accessing services raising awareness of advocacy For more information please contact. telephone: 01323 405330 Email: [email protected] Booking for this event has now closed.