General advice and support

Wide range of organisations offering services, support and advice for people working in, living in and visiting Devon.

Listings include advice on and/or support with:

Advocacy

Bereavement

Consumer issues

Employment issues

Family mediation

and a wide range of other issues.

28 Services found
  • Age Concern South Molton

    - NO LONGER IN SERVICE, MERGED WITH AGE UK -

    We run a charity shop and drop-in centre in the main square of South Molton.
    Providing a warm friendly place to sit and chat with a...

    2 Broad Street,South Molton,EX36 3AB
    01769 574160
    info@ageconcern.eclipse.co.uk
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  • Age UK - Devon

    Supporting older people mainly across the rural areas of Devon, covering Torridge, West Devon, South Hams, Teignbridge, East Devon, Mid Devon and North Devon. ...

    Age UK Devon,1 Manaton Court,Matford Business Park,Exeter,EX2 8PF
    0333 241 2340
    info@ageukdevon.co.uk
    https://www.ageuk.org.uk/devon/
    https://twitter.com/AgeUKDevon
    https://www.facebook.com/AgeUKDevon/
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  • Citizens Advice - Torridge, North, Mid and West Devon (formerly CAB)

    We provide free, confidential, independent and impartial advice to everyone on any issue, spanning debt and employment to consumer and housing plus everything in between.

    We offer...

    Linton House,Commercial Rd,Barnstaple,EX31 1DG
    0808 27 87 999
    info@ruraldevoncab.org.uk
    https://ruraldevoncab.org.uk
    https://twitter.com/tnmwdcab
    https://www.facebook.com/AdviceTorridgeNorthMidWestDevonCAB/
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  • Citizens Advice East Devon

    Providing free, impartial and confidential advice and information on a range of issues, based across the East Devon District Council area. Helping with most everyday problems including entitlement...

    118 High Street,Honiton,EX14 1JP
    01395 265070
    enquiries@citizensadviceeastdevon.org
    https://www.citizensadviceeastdevon.org/
    https://www.facebook.com/CitizensAdviceEastDevon
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  • Civil Legal Advice

    You might be able to get free and confidential advice from Civil Legal Advice (CLA) as part of legal aid.
    You can get help from CLA for problems including:
    debt, if your home is at...

    118 High Street,Honiton,EX14 1JPNational Service,
    03453454345
    http://gov.uk/civil-legal-advice
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  • Cruse Bereavement Care - Devon area

    Cruse Bereavement Care is here to support you after the death of someone close. They have local offices in which to meet with people across...

    3 Palace Gate,Exeter,EX1 1JA
    0808 808 1677
    devon@cruse.org.uk
    https://www.cruse.org.uk/
    https://twitter.com/CruseSupport
    https://www.facebook.com/crusebereavementsupport/
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  • Devon Advocacy Consortium

    Advocacy is about taking action to help people say what they want, secure their rights, represent their interests and to get the services they need. Advocates can visit you at home or a place of...

    Living Options Devon,Units 3-4 Cranmere Court,Lustleigh Close,Matford Business Park,Exeter,EX2 8PW
    01392 822377
    devonadvocacy@livingoptions.org
    https://devonadvocacy.org.uk/
    https://twitter.com/LivingOptions
    https://www.facebook.com/livingoptionsdevon/?locale=en_GB
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  • Devon in Sight

    Devon in Sight is a local charity providing practical help and advice to people affected by sight loss, to maximise their independence, wellbeing and choice.

    Our Resource Centres offer...

    Devon in Sight,Splatford Barton,Kennford,Exeter,EX6 7XY
    01392 876 666
    01392878800
    enquiries@devoninsight.org.uk
    https://devoninsight.org.uk/
    https://twitter.com/devoninsight
    https://www.facebook.com/devoninsight
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  • Foodbanks - The Trussell Trust

    The Trussell Trust partners with local communities to help stop UK hunger.

    Our network of more than 1,300 food bank centres in the UK provide a minimum of three days’ nutritionally...

    Unit 9 Ashfield Trading Estate,Ashfield Road,Salisbury,SP2 7HL
    01722 580 180
    enquiries@trusselltrust.org
    https://www.trusselltrust.org/
    https://twitter.com/trusselltrust
    https://www.facebook.com/trusselltrust
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  • Handy Vans (Home Repairs) - Royal British Legion

    The Royal Bristish Legion Handy Vans provide Armed Forces personnel, both serving and ex-Service, and their families, with home repairs and maintenance, allowing them to remian safe in their...

    Handy Vans Centre,The Royal British Legion,7 Avro Court, Lancaster Way,Ermine Business Park,Huntingdon,PE29 6XS
    0808 802 8080
    homesupportadmin@britishlegion.org.uk
    https://www.britishlegion.org.uk/
    https://twitter.com/PoppyLegion
    https://www.facebook.com/OfficialPoppyLegion
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  • Home-Start South and West Devon

    Offering one-to-one befriending and mentoring support to families with children under five to help them deal with the challenges they face, such as difficulties relating to a disability or rural...

    Home Start South & West Devon,The Rees Centre,Mudge Way,Plympton,PL7 2PS
    07307873163
    homestart.shpt@gmail.com
    https://homestart-southandwestdevon.org.uk/
    https://twitter.com/HomestartSWDev
    https://www.facebook.com/HomeStartSouthandWestDevon/
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  • Home-Start Teignbridge

    Offering one-to-one befriending and mentoring support to families with children under five to help them deal with the challenges they face, such as difficulties relating to a disability or rural...

    First Floor,9 Market Street,Newton Abbot,TQ12 2RJ
    07837 946069
    office@homestart-teignbridge.org.uk
    https://www.homestart-teignbridge.org.uk/
    https://www.facebook.com/Teignbridge.HomeStart
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  • Home-Start Torridge and North Devon

    Local family support charity who offer one-to-one befriending and mentoring support to local families with a child under 5 who are experiencing difficulties relating to disability and/or rural...

    31 Bridgeland Street,Bideford,EX39 2PS
    01237 423229
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  • Living with Dementia

    A website providing information, advice and support for people living with dementia or caring for someone with...

    31 Bridgeland Street,Bideford,EX39 2PS
    https://www.ageuk.org.uk/information-advice/health-wellbeing/conditions-illnesses/dementia/living-well-with-dementia/
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  • Momentum Devon

    Momentum is a peer support group for non-offending adult male survivors of childhood sexual abuse. They offer support both through meeting up and over the...

    31 Bridgeland Street,Bideford,EX39 2PSExeter,
    07773 151080
    https://www.momentumdevon.org.uk/
    https://twitter.com/moMENtumDevon
    https://www.facebook.com/momentumdevon
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  • North Devon Community Mediation Service

    Neighbour dispute resolution is a way of helping people explore problems. Conducted in a safe, sensitive and confidential manner, solutions acceptable to everyone are able to be reached without the...

    Dartington North Devon Charitable Ttrust,Home visits across North Devon,
    0800 038 5301
    info@ndcmediation.org
    https://www.ndcmediation.org/
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  • Positive People

    - Pluss is no longer in receipt of funding from The European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community fund, for the Positive People and the Hopeful Families programmes, which were part of the...

    Dartington North Devon Charitable Ttrust,Home visits across North Devon,Tiverton,
    01884 235095
    07803 406776
    employment.bureau@pluss.org.uk
    https://www.pluss.org.uk/services/positive-people
    https://twitter.com/PlussInspires
    https://www.facebook.com/PlussInspires/
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  • Refugee Support Devon

    We support refugees and their families; rebuilding their lives in safety and dignity so they can be treated with respect and understanding as equal members of society. We provide advice, English...

    Refugee Support Devon,Exeter Community Centre,17 St Davids Hill,Devon,Exeter,EX4 3RG
    01392 682185
    info@refugeesupportdevon.org.uk
    https://www.refugeesupportdevon.org.uk/
    https://twitter.com/refsupdevon
    https://www.facebook.com/RefugeeSupportGroupDevon
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  • Relate - Barnstaple

    NO LONGER IN SERVICE

    Offering relationship counselling in the Tarka Clinic in...

    The Tarka Clinic,Paiges Lane,Barnstaple,EX31 1EF
    03007729681
    https://www.relate.org.uk/
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  • Relate - Exeter

    Services offered:
    - Children's Counselling
    - Online and Telephone Counselling
    - Relationship Counselling
    - Sex Therapy
    - Training and...

    Verney House,115 Sidwell Street,Exeter,EX4 6RY
    0300 772 9681
    reception.exeter@relate.org.uk
    https://www.relate.org.uk/
    https://twitter.com/Relate_charity
    https://www.facebook.com/relatecharity
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  • Relate - Plymouth

    Support offered:
    - Family Counselling
    - Individual Counselling
    - Relationship Counselling

    Opening times:
    - Monday: 10.00am to 9.00pm
    - ...

    3 Blenheim Road,Plymouth,PL4 8LJ
    01752 213131
    relateplymouth@googlemail.com
    https://www.relate.org.uk/
    https://twitter.com/Relate_charity
    https://www.facebook.com/relatecharity
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  • Samaritans - Exeter, East and Mid Devon

    Support for anyone in emotional distress.
    Free phone number: 116 123

    How we can help:
    - Listening Service
    - Schools Outreach
    - Prison Outreach

    10 Richmond Road,Exeter,EX4 4JA
    116123
    jo@samaritans.org
    https://www.samaritans.org/branches/exeter/
    https://twitter.com/samaritans
    https://www.facebook.com/samaritanscharity/
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  • Samaritans - North Devon and North Cornwall

    Offering support to anyone who is in emotional distress.
    Freephone number: 116 123

    How we can help:
    - Phone
    - Listening Service
    - Schools...

    2 Summerland Street,Barnstaple,EX32 8JJ
    116123
    jo@samaritans.org
    https://www.samaritans.org/branches/barnstaple/
    https://twitter.com/samaritans
    https://www.facebook.com/samaritanscharity/
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  • Samaritans - South Devon

    Offering support to anyone in emotional distress.
    Free phone number: 116 123

    How we can help:
    - Phone

    Opening Hours:
    - Monday: 9 a.m. – 10...

    21 Warren Road,Torquay,TQ2 5TQ
    116123
    jo@samaritans.org
    https://www.samaritans.org/branches/torquay/
    https://twitter.com/samaritans
    https://www.facebook.com/samaritanscharity/
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  • Stope Abuse for Everyone (SAFE)

    Stop Abuse for Everyone (SAFE) works as part of a multi-agency strategy, to end domestic violence in Exeter, East and Mid Devon. SAFE continues to work collaboratively with other domestic violence...

    1 Alba Court,Emperor Way,Exeter,EX1 3QS
    03030 300 112
    https://wearesafe.org.uk/
    https://twitter.com/weare_safe
    https://www.facebook.com/StopAbuseForEveryone
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  • Supporting Rural Independent Living (SRIL) - TTVS

    Supporting Rural Independent Living (SRIL) is an innovative project, managed by TTVS, that helps older people living in some of the most rurally isolated areas in Torridge.

    The project...

    Patricia Burke,Supporting Rural Independent Living,14 Bridgeland Street,Bideford,EX39 2QE
    01237 420130
    07811 574765
    patricia@ttvs.org.uk
    https://www.sril.org.uk/
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  • Survivors Alliance North Devon - supporting people who have suffered sexual abuse or rape

    Specialist counselling service for adults who have suffered sexual abuse or rape and their non-offending family members.

    The Lodge,Rock Park,Barnstaple,EX32 9AH
    07548 756193
    admin@survivorsalliance.org.uk
    http://www.survivorsalliance.org.uk/
    https://www.facebook.com/Survivorsalliancenorthdevon
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  • Together Drug and Alcohol Services - EDP

    EDP Drug & Alcohol Services is the registered charity that delivers Together Drug & Alcohol Service across the whole of Devon. They offer all sorts of programmes and activities to support...

    Magdalene House,Grendon Road,Exeter,EX1 2NJ
    0800 233 5444
    info@edp.org.uk
    https://www.edp.org.uk/together/
    https://twitter.com/EDPDrugAlcohol
    https://www.facebook.com/EDPDrugandAlcoholServices
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