Welcome to Empowerment

Empowerment is a Blackpool based charity committed to empowering you to have your voice heard! We are proud of the fact that we make everyone welcome no matter who you are and your background. Please take a look around our website to find out how we can empower you too!

Our mission is to make you feel Safe, Supported and Strengthened


Positivity: No matter how serious or bad your situation may be; our response will always be positive, always solution focused and… always about your needs and wishes!


Respect: Whatever your background, whatever you may have done or not done in life, we will always treat you fairly, recognising your individual needs and circumstances and work alongside you to enable you to reach your full potential.


Patience: Positive change can take time, we also recognise that the people we work with aren’t always going to get it right first time. We are committed to empowering you in a way that is appropriate to your individual circumstances.

Our Services

To find out more information on these services, click the relevant logo.

Meet the Team

Nicola Plumb

Nicola Plumb

Fulfilling Lives LET Manager

Sheralee Turner-Birchall

Sheralee Turner-Birchall

Engagement Manager

Georgina Kidd

Georgina Kidd

Senior Independent Advocate


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Date: Thursday 4 July 2019
Time: 10am – 4:30pm
Venue: The Empowerment Base, 333 Bispham Road, Blackpool, FY2 0HH

To book: Contact Hannah on 01273 381 311 or email Hannah.Whitlock@outsidein.org.uk

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Blackpool Understanding Dementia

Empowerment Charity are working with Healthwatch Blackpool to find out what it is like for people who are affected by Dementia and live in Blackpool. We want to recruit Peer Researchers with lived experience of Dementia Care, whether that is; as a patient, carer,...

Why a Social Pedagogy Journey?

Why a Social Pedagogy Journey? For some years I had heard the word social pedagogy and not quite known what it was so when UClan invited me to the launch of the Social Pedagogy Massive Open online Course (MOOC) in  September 2018 and I was keen to explore this funny...

Introducing PEER 4 U

Tackling loneliness and social isolation experienced by people with Multiple Complex Needs through listening, mentoring and community! We are delighted that our new PEER 4 U Peer Mentors have now started with us and are busy co-producing our brand new project. Sophie,...

Time to Talk Breakfast at Empowerment

This year at Empowerment on the 7thof February, we hosted our first ever Time to Talk Day event. A free breakfast partnered with good company and freebies? It was a success! The breakfast event welcomed people from the Empowerment family, the community and other...

Amazing news for our wonderful volunteer, Stephen!

When Stephen first started at Empowerment as a volunteer, he wasn’t very confident, didn’t do much at home and also didn’t like being pushed out of his comfort zone here. However, during his time with us, we have watched him grow before our very eyes, into a confident...

Empowerment Achieves ‘White Ribbon’ Status

Empowerment is excited to announce that we have been accredited with ‘White Ribbon’ Status. This means that our efforts to tackle male violence against women (as an organisation) has been recognised, and also set us an ambitious challenge to ensure our values and our...

Empowerment is delighted to announce that we have been awarded the ISO 9001 accreditation.

Empowerment is delighted to announce that we have been awarded the ISO 9001 accreditation. ISO 9001 is recognised worldwide as the international benchmark for quality within an organisation. By achieving our ISO 9001 certification, are able to demonstrate...

Big Boost for ‘The Den’ to tackle loneliness experienced by young people affected by domestic abuse.

We are delighted to announce that Empowerment’s young people’s domestic abuse project; The Denhas received £10,000 funding from the Building Connections Youth Strand (Community Spaces) to help to make the Empowerment Base more accessible for young people....

We’re recruiting for a new Project Officer to join the Healthwatch Blackpool Team

Healthwatch Blackpool are excited to announce that we’re requiring for a new person to join our team as a Project Officer.  Reporting to the Empowerment’s Engagement Manager we are seeking a creative and enthusiastic part time Project Officer to join our team. We are...

Here’s to 2019 from Empowerment

Happy New Year to all Empowerment’s friends and followers. I always feel excited at this time of the year (which is not always popular with some people) about the new possibilities that the year ahead provides us with. Empowerment will continue in its mission to...

We’ve pledged to change the way we think and act about mental health at work by signing the Time To Change Pledge.

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