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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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Southernhay GardensExeterDevonEX1 1UH

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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Heavitree RoadExeterDevonEX1 2LS

Witness Care Unit - Plymouth 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 Law CourtsArmada WayPlymouthPL1 2ER

Witness Care Unit - Plymouth 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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St. Andrew StreetPlymouthPL1 2DP

Women's Aid

Women's Aid is the national domestic violence charity that helps up to 250,000 women and children every year. We work to end violence against women and children, and support over 350 domestic and sexual violence services across the country. The 24hr freephone National Domestic Violence Helpline (run in partnership between…
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Yrspace.info

Yrspace.info is a website for the over 12's and 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. Issues we look at…
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