West Midlands > Wolverhampton

POhWER have been providing advocacy services in Wolverhampton since 2016.

We offer the following services in Wolverhampton:

  • Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA), including Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) and Relevant Person's Paid Representative Services (RPPR) is a statutory advocacy service to support vulnerable people who lack capacity and need to make important decisions but have no representatives as defined under the Mental capacity Act 2005.  
  • Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA). Anyone who is detained in a secure Mental Health setting in Wolverhampton is entitled to access support from an IMHA.
  • Care Act Advocacy
  • Volunteering in Wolverhampton. If you would like to apply all you need to do is fill in the online application form and a member of our volunteer team will contact you to talk to you in more detail about local volunteer opportunities in your area.

How do I get support from an advocate?

To make a referral to the advocacy services in Wolverhampton, 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 2370 or email [email protected].

Local Resources

Brian's Story

Brian is sitting in a chair looking intently.

Read how Brian was supported by one of our IMHA advocates to understand and exercise his rights under the Mental health Act and became was empowered to communicate his views.

Read Brian's story here