Useful links

Benefits, energy and money

National Citizens Advice:  Website or phone line: 03444 111 444

Turn 2 Us

Universal Credit Support:

Energy cost calculator:  

Money Saving Expert:


Shelter National Helpline: 0808 800 4444

Citizen’s Advice:

Young People’s Housing Advice:

Domestic Abuse

FearLess: breaking the cycle of abuse:

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

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

Women’s Aid:

Safe Lives:

Freedom Course:

Additional support

Samaritans are available 24/7. They offer a supportive conversation around a whole range of mental health issues and also offer a call back service and follow up calls
Call FREE: 116 123

Mental Health Matters Devon provides a 24 hour, 365 days a year mental health helpline on 0800 4700317 as well as telephone advice and support at The Moorings.

Staying Safe - This site provides vital 'safety plan' tools and guidance to help people cope with emotional distress. It also offers ways to help keep people safer from thoughts of harm and suicide, seek support and discover hope of recovery through powerful videos from people with personal experience.

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service provide fire safety advice over the phone and full home safety visits are being booked for the highest priority individuals based on the following criteria: arson threat, faulty alarm / beeper, no working smoke detection in the property, hard of Hearing alarm required, fire retardant bedding required. Staff can refer vulnerable individuals to the service and they will receive a phone call to establish risk in the home.

Find a NHS dentist: