Links to support in West Devon

We cannot endorse any of the organisations listed but you may find the following links helpful.

Benefits, Energy and Money Advice

- Citizens Advice:

Website: (email and webchat also available)

For general advice call: Adviceline 03444 111 444 (9.30am – 4.30pm Mon – Fri)

For help applying for Universal Credit: 0800 144 8 444 (8am – 6pm Mon – Fri)

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- Money Advice Service:

- Turn 2 Us:

- Universal Credit Support:

- HomeMaker South West,,uk,, 01392 686752

- CAP Christians Against Poverty: 0800 328 0006 Lines are open 9:30am–5:00pm, Monday–Thursday and 9.30am – 3.30pm on Fridays.

- Navigate and Wiser Money: 01823 299050 or

- DATA (Debt Advice Tavistock Area): Phone or text 07955 728721 or email to arrange a meeting with an adviser.

- Local Energy Partnership: Help with saving energy, energy debt and fuel poverty:

FREEPHONE: 0800 060 7567 or email

Housing Advice

- West Devon Housing Advice: 01822 813600 ,

- Plymouth Shelter: 0344 515 1880 (legal appointments only) or 0808 800 4444 (emergency helpline)

- Young People’s Housing Advice:

- Home Maker SW:

Return to work, training and jobs

- Job Centre:

- Learn Devon:

- Eat That Frog:

- POA Learning:

- Pluss:


Contact details for all the Children’s Centres can be found below:

NCT are running various online and face to face courses at the moment. Prices vary depending on circumstances so it is worth asking.

The libraries are running some online and face to face events:

Other providers who usually deliver groups within Devon may be offering online and/or face to face courses. These will have a fee but again it is worth asking if you would struggle to make the full payment. (To search for groups and services)

Early Days and Infant Development

Infant Feeding

Coping with Crying
Infant Sleep

Localised support







Additional Support

Domestic Abuse

- FearLess: For adult and children with experience of Domestic Violence, 0345 155 1074

-  FearLess Toolkits 

- - Devon Rape Crisis: Offers support for anyone who has experiences sexual abuse or sexual violence, 01392 204174

- - Rape Crisis: 0808 802 999 open between 12pm – 2:30am and 7pm – 9:30pm every day of the year

- - Devon Victim Support: Providing emotional and practical suport to victims and witnesses of crime, 0300 303 0554

- - Women’s Aid:

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- - Safe Lives:

- - Freedom Course:


- Cruse Devon: Bereavement support, 0300 330 5466

- Balloons: Bereavement support especially for families

- Choices Pregnancy Centre:

- Children and families in grief:

- To be Honest: Information and advice for young people about anorexia, bulimia, depression and self-harm:

- South West Intervention Services:

- Diabetes UK:

- Relate South Devon: Relationship advice and counselling, 01803 299001 or

- Proud2Be: Supporting LGBTQIA and youth and adults through activities, events, groups and counselling in Totnes and beyond, 01803 864321 or

- Royal British Legion: Help offered for ex or serving armed forces and their family, free advice line 8am-8pm 0808 802 8080

- Devon Forces Family provides information for anyone who has ever served in any branch of the armed forces and is now living in Devon, or is planning to move here.

- Together Drug and Alcohol Service: 0800 233 5444

- Addaction:

Food and Clothes Banks (Voucher referral may be needed)

Due to COVID-19, Food banks may be operating differently so please contact them beforehand.

- Tavistock Foodbank: Friday’s 07941436149 (referrals only) Tavistock United Reformed Church

- Okehampton Foodbank: Friday’s 10-2pm, Okehampton Baptist Church,

- West Devon Support:


- Healthwatch:

- Young Devon: 0808 281 0155

- West Devon CVS:


- Pete’s Dragon (Comfort after suicide loss):