Experience Reality Panel

Are you disabled and living in London? Would you be interested in taking part in focus groups with Goss Consultancy Ltd to discuss the accessibility of venues in the arts and cultural sector? Goss Consultancy Ltd are looking for people to visit venues and to take part in a group discussion.Read more

Announcing the launch of H.I.V.E. a new social enterprise within London Borough of Hackney

H.I.V.E are a group of people from Hackney, all of us have a learning disability. We have worked with a national charity called POhWER, who used to help us run self advocacy groups. Thanks to the work and support of POhWER and Hackney Council, we are now able to set ourselves up as a social enterprise. We will deliver a range of services to LB Hackney, helping with services and pieces of work that will benefit other people in Hackney who have a learning disability.Read more

POhWER continues to support local people in Bedfordshire

POhWER is delighted to announce that we have secured a new contract to deliver advocacy in Bedfordshire for at least a further three years. Our new Community Navigator will help us to deliver a truly local service, offering information and advice to vulnerable adults, as well as signposting people onwards to other providers.Read more

New Secure Service Advocacy Contract – Mersey Care

We are pleased to announce that POhWER has recently been awarded the contract to provide Independent Patient Advocacy Services and Independent Mental Health Advocacy for patients who are currently in secure and specialist settings.Read more

Dementia-friendly film season comes to Hitchin

A season of dementia-friendly film screenings is coming to Hitchin, thanks to funding from the National Lottery Film Audience Network (FAN). Hitchin Film, in conjunction with advocacy charity POhWER, will host the screenings in the Studio at the Market Theatre on Sun Street.Read more

Would you like to help shape the future of advocacy in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire?

Recruitment for the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Stakeholder Reference Group is now underway.Read more

POhWER and partners will continue providing services in Norfolk

We are pleased to announce that we have retained our contracts with Norfolk and will continue to provide all statutory advocacy in the county until at least 2020.Read more

Hertfordshire Christmas Celebration Day 2016

Tuesday 13th December saw the POhWER Local members in Hertfordshire celebrating their achievements of the year with a Christmas party. Read on for more details about the event.Read more

Foodbank donation

The Hertfordshire office has collected for the local Foodbank again this year...Read more

POhWER AGM 2016 Summary

Thursday 17th November saw our 2016 AGM take place at the Forum in Stevenage. Read on for more details about the day.Read more