Hertfordshire

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POhWER was founded in Hertfordshire in 1996. 

We deliver services in the county as part of the Hertshelp service, in partnership with a wide range of voluntary sector organisations; including:

Read the latest POhWER Hertfordshire newsletter to find out what we have been doing in Hertfordshire.

We offer the following services in Hertfordshire:


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 [email protected].

With the introduction of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), POhWER has reviewed the way we use and store personal information. For more information please check out our privacy policy.


Local Leaflets


Other useful information

Learning disabilities - help with your health

There has been a website developed for people with learning disability (and carers) to access to help with their health. www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/LDmyhealth

The website currently includes:

  • Easy-read Leaflets regarding Learning Disability Nursing Services and what they can do to help you
  • Information regarding Annual Health Checks
  • Information regarding Purple Folders
  • List of Purple Star Services in Hertfordshire. (The Purple Star a quality kite mark and is offered to all health providers who are willing to review their service, to undertake training and improvements to provide a reasonably adjusted, equitable service for people with a Learning Disability).
  • A section on ‘How to Stay Healthy’

Volunteer in Hertfordshire

Throughout the year we value the support provided by volunteers across our services in Hertfordshire. We offer a supportive team environment, opportunities to learn new skills or brush up on your existing ones and a chance to gain experience in customer service, administration, IT, advocacy and communication.

We regularly offer student work placements for those studying a variety of courses, including social work, health & social care, administration and customer services. Contact us if you are interested in doing your placement with us and would like to know more.

See below for current volunteer opportunities:

Helpline Hub Referral Assistant

Helpline Assistant

Advocacy Administration Assistant

To apply, please complete the volunteer application form or contact us on 0300 123 4044.

POhWER Local Group explain what POhWER means to them:

Contact us

 

Call us on 0300 123 4044

Email us on [email protected] 

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

News in Hertfordshire

Read all about what POhWER has been up to recently in Hertfordshire

Events in Hertfordshire

Find out about all the events POhWER Hertfordshire have organised and any that we will be attending, where you can come and talk to us.