South West England > Bristol

In Bristol, POhWER provides a range of advocacy services.

In Bristol, POhWER provides:

  • Community/Outreach Advocacy - For adults who have learning disabilities and/or mental health needs, and their carers, who need support with a particular issue.
  • Citizen Advocacy - For people with learning disabilities, mental health needs and physical or sensory impairment, older people and carers of people in these groups, who need support with health and wellbeing issues but do not qualify for other types of advocacy.
  • Culturally Appropriate Advocacy - for people with a minority ethnic background in Bristol. This could include people from a Black, Asian, Eastern European, Roma, Traveller, or Gypsy background who have a mental health issue. This service is for inpatients on psychiatric wards across Bristol including Fromeside and Wickham, and for people living in the community who are experiencing serious mental or emotional distress.

For more information about these services please click on the leaflets at the bottom of the page.

How do I get support from an advocate?

To make a referral to the advocacy services in Bristol, you can download the Bristol advocacy services 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]

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