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

Mike Crowther

Mike Crowther

Chief Executive Officer

Louise Goldstone

Louise Goldstone

Support Services Manager

Kevin Glossop

Kevin Glossop

Quality & Performance Lead

Kerrie Fawcett

Kerrie Fawcett

Domestic Abuse Manager

Adele Holloway

Adele Holloway

The Den Senior Practitioner

Diana Evans

Diana Evans

Blackpool Advocacy Hub Manager

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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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...

Blackpool based Charity, Empowerment received new funding to expand hub of opportunities for the town.

Empowerment is very excited and happy to announce an expansion of their hub as they have received funding from Her Majesty's Government and The Big Lottery Fundto run a projectfor people with multiple complex needs in Blackpool. ThePEER 4 U projectwill tackle social...

Big Thanks to the Tudor Trust!

Empowerment is delighted to let everyone know that we have received some amazing news from the Tudor Trust. They have just informed us that they have granted us an incredible £70,000 towards the work of ‘The Den’ over the next two years. This means we can continue to...

What Matters to Us

Empowerment’s amazing, ‘Lived Experience Team’, are people who haved lived experience of multiple complex needs; homelessness, substance misuse, offending behaviour and mental health issues. They are an extraordinary group of people who have beaten the odds and are...

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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