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POW - Outreach Service

POW is a peer-led charity supporting those involved in or affected by prostitution.  It provides outreach advice services and a range of general support and information.
Description of service and support

Outreach Services
- Assertive late nights street outreach - Sauna and flat visits - Home visits - Hospital, rehab and prison visits - Court Appearances - Outreach with under 18

POW also provide:

Drop-in Provisions - Advice and information -Support and respite - Free condoms - Dodgy punter information - Benefits and welfare advice - Drug treatment clinic -  Needle exchange and acupuncture – Sexual health clinic - Contraception and smear testing – Mobile Dental Unit - Chaperone and advocacy - Referrals to other agencies - Donated clothes - Pen-pal services – gym - Support Network: for client’s families and partners - Hardship Fund – Reintegration

General Support - Sexual and general health - Personal safety whilst working as a prostitute - Exiting from prostitution - Benefits, welfare and debt advice - 1-2-1 Support - Lifestyle changes - Prevention - 24hr emergency support – advocacy

Service Opening Hours

Monday   10:00 - 12:00pm
Tuesday    10:00 - 12:00pm
Wednesday    10:00 - 12:00pm
Thursday   10:00 - 12:00pm
Friday   10:00 - 2:00am

Office Opening Hours

Monday   09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday   09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday   09:00 - 17:00
Thursday   09:00 - 17:00
Friday  Variable


16 Independent Street

Contact Data:

Telephone: 0115 924992
Fax: 0115 924993
Email: admin@pow-advice.co.uk
Web address: http://www.pow-advice.co.uk

Individuals involved in, affected by or at risk of becoming involved in prostitution; the wider community who are affected by drug and alcohol related crime and antisocial behaviour
Self referral via attendance at the drop-in; online and/or telephone enquiry; referrals accepted from other statutory and voluntary agencies.