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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.
Read the 'Improving health of people with learning disabilities' November 2019 newsletter in EasyRead by Hertfordshire County Council here
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].
The HertsHelp Hub is open 8am - 8pm Monday-Friday and 10am - 6pm Saturday and Sunday.
HertsHelp Leaflet (pdf)
HertsHelp EasyRead Leaflet (pdf)
Hertswise Leaflet (pdf)
Download POhWER Hertfordshire newsletter issue 18 (pdf)
Download POhWER Hertfordshire IMHA Leaflet (pdf)
Download POhWER Hertfordshire IMCA Leaflet (pdf)
Download POhWER Hertfordshire NHS Complaints Advocacy Leaflet (pdf)
Download POhWER Hertfordshire Health and Social Care Advocacy Leaflet (pdf)
Download POhWER Hertfordshire Brokerage Advocacy Leaflet (pdf)
Download POhWER Hertfordshire Care Act Advocacy Leaflet (pdf)
HertsHelp Volunteer Poster
The Learning disabilities - help with your health website supports people with a learning disability (and their carers) to access help with their health.
The website currently includes:
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.
Helpline Hub Referral Assistant
Advocacy Administration Assistant
To apply, please complete the volunteer application form or contact us on 0300 123 4044.
Hertfordshire County Council would like people to engage with the Learning Disability Big Plan ‘Check in’ survey. Read more
Would you like to help make services better for adults with learning disabilities in Hertfordshire? You can apply to join The Hertfordshire Learning Disability Co-production Board. Read more