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 East Sussex IMHA 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) Download the 'Quick guide to awreness and alerting in East Sussex for providers' (pdf) by East Sussex Safeguarding Adults Board Download the Safeguarding Adults Board Annual Report March 2010 - April 2011 (pdf) Download the 'Partnership working - Adult Social Care and providers guidance' (pdf) by East Sussex Safeguarding Adults Board Seaview Project Practical Services for complex lives Seaview Project Practical services for complex lives drop in will be held every week on a Thursday to sign post and advise on issues such us: Homelessness & housing Employment & benefits Signposting raising awareness of advocacy for more information please contact Tel 0142717981 Email [email protected] Booking for this event has now closed.