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POhWER has been delivering advocacy Central Bedfordshire since 2003 and has offered a full range of advocacy services since 2011. The team is supported by skilled and knowledgeable volunteer citizen advocates.
Community engagement is high profile in Central Beds. Voice groups meet regularly across Central Bedfordshire to talk about topical issues such as Hate Crime and keeping safe, as well as taking part in consultations for Central Bedfordshire.
To make a referral to the advocacy services in Central Bedfordshire, 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, please contact us on 0300 456 2364 or email [email protected].
We have a dedicated email address for the deaf community in Bedford to use: [email protected] or you can contact us by text by sending the word ’pohwer’ with your name and number to 81025
POhWER now has an office in Dunstable. Our address is: The Disability Resource Centre, Poynters House, Poynters Road, Dunstable, LU5 4TP.
Download the Central Bedfordshire IMHA leaflet (pdf)
Download the Central Bedfordshire IMCA leaflet (pdf)
Download the Central Bedfordshire NHS Complaints leaflet (pdf)
Download the Bedfordshire Care Act Advocacy Leaflet (pdf)
Download the Central Bedfordshire Community Advocacy leaflet (pdf)
Download the Guide for Alerters by Bedford Borough Council (pdf)