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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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Community Connectors - Community Development Work (Livewest Housing Association)

Our Community Connectors work to provide community support to Livewest residents through a variety of community development activities and initiatives.  Our aim is to work with residents to help make their neighbourhoods great places to live.  
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Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service - Home fire safety checks and visits

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service offer free home fire safety checks and visits. They involve a Service employee visiting your home at a time convenient to you. They give advice and guidance with respect to fire and home safety needs. They will also…
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Service HeadquartersThe KnowleClyst St GeorgeExeterDevonEX3 0NW

Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service - Staying Safe

Provide help and advice to prevent fires and limit the damage they cause. Free home safety visits are possible. Call free on 0800 05 02 999.
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Devon and Cornwall Police

Devon and Cornwall Police are the police force for the county of Devon. In an emergency call 999 if you or someone else is in immediate danger, or if the crime is happening right now. On our website, you can report a non-urgent crime, report an…
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Devon and Cornwall SARCs

Sexual assault referral centres (SARCs) offer medical, practical and emotional support. They have specially trained NHS doctors, nurses and support workers to care for you. If you decide to report the assault to the police, they can arrange for you to attend a SARC for medical…
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Devon Autism Alert Card

We are offering a card designed to help people with autism in Devon. Carried by people, over the age of ten, with the condition, the card identifies its carrier as a person living with autism, which affects how they communicate with or relate to other…
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Devon County Council

Devon County Council provides a range of services to support Devon residents (excluding those living in Torbay and Plymouth who have their own unitary authorities). Key Devon County Council services include: Adult and Community Learning enrol and pay for a course. Care and Health: adult…
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County HallTopsham RoadExeterDevonEX2 4QD

Devon Domestic Abuse Support Service - Splitz Support Service

Splitz is an independent charity and leading provider of domestic abuse support services. Devon Domestic Abuse Support Service run by Splitz is a holistic, outreach service for women, men and their families who have experienced domestic abuse. Our helpline takes self and agency referrals and…
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Devon Homelink

Devon Homelink, a part of North Devon Homes, provide emergency response alarms for households in North Devon.  The alarms will connect the user to a 24/7 call centre at the press of a button and can be installed in any house that has a landline.   There are…
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North Devon HomesWestacott RoadBarnstapleDevonEX32 8TA
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