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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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Galop

Galop is the LGBT anti-violence charity, making life safe, just and fair for LGBT people. Galop gives advice and support to people who have experienced biphobia, homophobia, transphobia, sexual violence or domestic abuse.  We also support lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer people who have had…
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Get Safe Online

Get Safe Online is the UK’s leading source of unbiased, factual and easy-to-understand information on online safety. Our website is a unique resource providing practical advice on how to protect yourself, your computers and mobiles device and your business against fraud, identity theft, viruses and…
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Guinness Care and Support telecare/lifelines

Lifeline is a personal alarm system worn as a discreet wrist strap or necklace pendant and connected to a 24 hour response centre which is open 365 days a year. If you are unwell or concerned about your safety at home you trigger the alarm and…
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Hele's Angels

At Hele's Angels we are committed to bringing the community closer together and promoting a sense of belonging. Heles Angels is the community partnership for Hele and Lower Barton! We work closely with our local churches, community centres and organisations such as the police and…
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Home Call

Our Home Call service provides alarms for rent by people at risk, including the elderly, those with mobility problems, medical conditions or those in sheltered housing. This enables people to continue to live in their own homes. Includes an alarm unit, with a body worn pendant which…
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Exeter Home Call Alarm CentreCivic Centre, Paris StreetExeterDevonEX1 1RQ

Home from Hospital service

Returning home from hospital can leave you worried about how you will cope and whether you need extra support. Our Home from Hospital care service makes the transition easier and can normally be arranged within days. The service is designed to help the elderly and…
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Home Safeguard

The Home Safeguard service allows users to live independently, safe in the knowledge that help will reach them quickly if needed - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The telecare alarm service uses technology to enable older people, those living with long-term conditions…
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Honiton Community Action Trust - The Community Church (HCAT)

Part of The Community Church, Honiton, the team consists mainly of volunteers. We provide mentoring and support for those suffering from Alcohol or Drug Addiction, single parents and those going through the Criminal Justice system. We have a Debt Advice service and support for those…
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Integrated Children's Services - single point of access

The Single Point of Access (SPA) aims to ensure a consistent and efficient response to referrals to the Integrated Children's Service. The SPA co-ordinates incoming referrals and seeks to ensure that they follow the appropriate pathway for the child's needs. All complex referrals are screened…
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1 Capital CourtBittern RoadSowton Industrial EstateEXETERDEVONEX2 7FW

Jnrspace.info

For the under 11's Jnspace.info 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 behaviour Bullying Hate…
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