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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,...read more
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...read more
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,...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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....read more
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...read more
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...read more
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