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EMPOWERMENT in Blackpool     

Empowerment provides independent advocacy support to children and young people involved with Blackpool children’s services including looked after children, care leavers and children in need.

empowermentEMPOWERMENT can provide you with

  • An advocate
  • An independent visitor
  • Mentoring service
  • Support to make a complaint
  • Representation under the Adoption and Children Act 2002
  • Legal advice
  • Information and signposting

A EMPOWERMENT Advocate can help you by

  • Talking things over with you about decisions being made by Blackpool Children’s Services that affect you
  • Making you aware of your rights
  • Supporting you at meetings or Looked After Reviews and / or writing letters
  • Attending meetings for you if you don’t want to go yourself
  • Advising you about all the different ways of dealing with problems, and what the consequences might be
  • Being led by you. When you work with Empowerment, your advocate is always directed by you and what you would like to happen
  • Being there to listen, explain, empower, negotiate and present the wishes and feelings to Blackpool children’s services on your behalf


    There are a number of ways you can contact EMPOWERMENT. 

Empowerment's telephone number is 0300 323 0251(Local Rate Call)