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Staying safe

Here you can find information and advice about keeping safe. You can find information on topics such as crime prevention or who to contact if someone you know is being abused

If you think a vulnerable adult is being abused in any way, tell someone. You can speak in confidence to one of the Safeguarding Adults teams. 

  • For Devon contact Care Direct on 0345 1551 007 (8am to 8pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 1pm on Saturdays) or email csc.caredirect@devon.gov.uk 

    If an emergency situation happens outside these hours or on a Bank Holiday contact the Emergency Duty Service on 0345 6000 388.

  • For Torbay call 01803 219700 or email Safeguarding Adults

 

 If you are worried about a child:

  • For Devon call 0345 155 1071 (out of hours 0845 6000 388)
  • For Torbay call 01803 208100  (out of hours 0300 4564 876)

If the problem needs immediate action phone 999.

If you want to contact the police but don’t think the issue requires immediate action call 101.

 Also, please see the useful information and guidance tab below.

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Virtually S@fe

Virtually S@fe is a small project that offers practical online safety advice for people in Torbay and aims to keep children safer online. Virtually S@fe does two things: Provides special presentations for children and young people in schoolsGives ‘hands on’ online safety advice for parents,…
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Witness Care Unit - Exeter Crown Court

The aim of witness care units is to provide a single point of contact for victims and witnesses for information about the progress of their cases and to minimise the stress of attending court. Witnesses are essential to successful prosecutions and we are committed to…
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The aim of witness care units is to provide a single point of contact for victims and witnesses for information about the progress of their cases and to minimise the stress of attending court. Witnesses are essential to successful prosecutions and we are committed to…
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This half day Fire Warden Safety course provides essential information for staff required to perform Fire Safety roles within offices, factories or any other business premises. The Fire Warden course is presented in a clear and simple style and its learning outcomes are closely aligned to…
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Witness Care Unit - Exeter Magistrates Court

The aim of witness care units is to provide a single point of contact for victims and witnesses for information about the progress of their cases and to minimise the stress of attending court. Witnesses are essential to successful prosecutions and we are committed to…
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Advice - from Devon and Cornwall Police

Advice from D&C Police is a website that looks at how things around you can affect how you think and feel. It also explores how you can improve life for yourself and those around you by thinking about your actions. We cover issues including: Antisocial…
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Red One Ltd

Red One is a unique training and conference centre. Red One offers a full range of driver training services from pre-licence preparation to Road Fit Assessments for drivers with health issues. Also we provide Fire Behaviour, Access and Rescue, Maritime, Fire Safety and Fire Fighting…
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NRS Telecare Torbay

Sometimes it feels like your independence is being taken away. Telecare can help bring it back for you; whether that's giving you greater confidence in your own home and garden or providing that little bit of extra support if you want to go out. Telecare…
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ChildLine

ChildLine is always open - call anytime. ChildLine is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of 19. You can contact a ChildLine counsellor about anything - no problem is too big or too small.If you're scared or feel…
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