POhWER East Sussex

Advocacy in East Sussex

What does it do?

POhWER aims to provide excellent advocacy support, based on a person
centred approach, to people with a learning disability in East Sussex,
as envisaged in Valuing People (2001) and Valuing People Now (2009).

Through the delivery of the advocacy service, POhWER will ensure people with learning disabilities are supported to have:

  • Choice and control in your support and your lives
  • Your rights upheld
  • Your voice heard and interests represented
  • Access to information and advice
  • Support, guidance in making broader decisions about your life and overcoming challenges in your daily living
  • We will provide a balance of different types of advocacy support to achieve the above aims such as:
  • Short term 1:1 advocacy to help you with individual issues, access information, services and choices
  • Self-advocacy groups to support you to develop your independence and autonomy andhave a say is what is happening in your county and your community
  • Drop in advocacy for advice, guidance, signposting and support

Who it is for?

People with learning disabilities in the East Sussex area

Where it is available?

Local service (Eastbourne, Hastings, Lewes, Wealden, Rother).

What it costs:

Please contact the organisation for more details

How to access or apply for it:

Contact UsPost:
POhWER
PO Box 14043Birmingham
B6 9BLTelephone: 0300 456 2370 (local rate number)
Fax: 0300 456 2365
Minicom: 0300 456 2364
Email: pohwer@pohwer.net

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Info last updated:

25/11/2013