POhWER Mental Health Advocacy in Tower Hamlets

We offer free, confidential and independent mental health advocacy services to help people understand their rights, be treated as equals and be heard.

POhWER provides advocacy services to those who are under Section at Mile End Hospital as well as informal patients (IMHA service). We also provide Advocacy for Adults affected by Mental Health issues in the Tower Hamlets area (CMHA) along with the IMCA.

Who to contact

0300 456 2370

When is it on?

Date & Time Information
Open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm
Time of day

Other details

Who can use this service?
Anyone accessing, or wishing to, access mental health services
Referral required?
Who can make a referral?
Anyone requiring support can refer themselves or be referred by their support worker
Referral and availability notes

To make a referral to the advocacy services in Tower Hamlets, you can download the forms.


Access to Information

- We have access to translation and interpreting services.

- We provide leaflets and information in a variety of languages and formats.

Mental Health Services

What your service now offers?

Your advocate can help you to:

- understand your rights and choices

- express your feelings and concerns to professionals involved in your care

- access mental health and voluntary services in the community

-prepare for meetings that affect care and treatment


Can service users refer themselves?
Types of services and activities
How to Access your service

Please contact the service by:

Telephone - 0300 456 2370

Minicom - 0300 456 2364

Text - send the word 'pohwer' with your name and number to 81025

Email - pohwer@pohwer.net

Skype - pohwer.advocacy (8am to 6pm Monday to Friday)

Fax - 0300 456 2365

Post - POhWER, PO Box 14043, Birmingham, B6 9BL

Website on www.pohwer.net