NorfolkCentral and East of England > Norfolk POhWER has been working in Norfolk since 2003, and in the last year alone we have supported over 1300 clients in the county, we work in partnership with our colleagues at Age UK and Equal Lives to support people in Norfolk. We offer the following services in Norfolk: NHS Complaints Advocacy Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA), including Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) Advocacy under the Care Act How do I get support from an advocate? To make a referral to the advocacy services in Norfolk, you can download the forms below: NHS Complaints Advocacy referral form Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA) referral form Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) referral form Community Advocacy (including the Care Act) referral form - You will need to be referred to us by your local council's social care service, who will decide whether you meet the eligibility criteria. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Local Resources Download the Norfolk IMHA leaflet (pdf) Download the Norfolk IMCA leaflet (pdf) Download the Norfolk NHS Complaints Advocacy leaflet (pdf) Download the Norfolk Care Act Advocacy leaflet (pdf) Download the Norfolk annual report 2014-2015 (pdf) Read Steve's Experience Steve is a client supported by POhWER to gain access to the medication he needed to preserve his Mental Health, something that had been limited by the lack of appropriate healthcare services at the prison where he was detained. Read Steve's story here In your area Central and East of England POhWER and partners will continue providing services in Norfolk We are pleased to announce that POhWER and our partners at Equal Lives and Age UK Norfolk will continue to provide all statutory advocacy services in the county for at least the next three years. We have agreed a contract with Norfolk County Council that will run until 2020 with an option to continue until 2022. We are delighted that the hard work of our team and the quality of the services we have been delivering since 2014 has been recognised by Norfolk County Council, and we look forward to continuing this positive and successful working relationship. We are committed to supporting vulnerable individuals across Norfolk through our NHS Complaints, Independent Mental Health Advocacy, Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy, Care Act Advocacy, and RPPR services, and are delighted that we will now continue to do so into the next decade.