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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...read more
I would like to say a big thank you to all of those people who participated in our latest Annual General Meeting (AGM) which took place on 30thNovember 2018 in the fabulous @thegrange Community Hub in the heart of Grange Park, Blackpool AGM’s are so important to small...read more
Empowerment is proud of its track record in providing excellent domestic abuse services in Blackpool and across the Fylde Coast. Our current specialism is working with children and young people who have been affected by domestic abuse. Our fantastic project, ‘The...read more
It was a privilege to represent Empowerment at the recent Radio Wave- ‘Local Hero Awards’. Empowerment sponsored the ‘Volunteer of the Year’ Award which was won this year by Sharon Leadbetter. The whole event was truly inspirational and it was wonderful to be...read more
Empowerment has partnered up with GoRaise. It’s now easier than ever before for our members and other supporters to join us in fundraising. You can get free donations every time you shop online. It’s simple, it’s safe, and it doesn’t cost a penny. Once you've...read more
Empowerment and the Blackpool Advocacy Hub are pleased to announce that we have been awarded the Advocacy Quality Performance Mark (QPM) from the National Development Team for Inclusion (NDTi). The QPM is the UK’s only independent quality performance mark for...read more
Empowerment’s Blackpool Advocacy Hub celebrated its first full year of operation on 24th July 2018. Empowerment is really proud of the fact that it has successfully set up and delivered Blackpool’s very first ‘Single Point of Access’ for all of Blackpool’s Health and...read more
Last week I spent two days participating in the ‘Being the Difference’ Training Workshops delivered by Expert Link: http://expertlink.org.uk/being-the-difference/ I have to say that this was a genuinely wonderful training experience and I had the privilege of spending...read more
When Johnny first tried heroin in 1987 aged 15, he had been told the drug was a bit like cannabis. “If someone had said to me then, ‘See that bag of brown powder you’re picking up? Kiss goodbye to the next 30 years of your life’, I would have thought twice.” The...read more
So… this week is Volunteers’ Week, when we as a nation get to say thank you for the work of volunteers. Here at Empowerment, we to would like to say a great big thank you to all our wonderful volunteers. Over the past year we have been enthusiastically building up the...read more
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