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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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The Rape and Sexual Abuse Line

An anonymous, Freephone, listening service for women and men aged over 16, living in Devon, who have been raped or sexually abused, either recently, or in the past. The Line offers listening, support and information to callers.  The service is available on Tuesday, Wednesday and…
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Reclaim the Night Exeter

Saturday 1st December 2018
This years march starts from St Sidwell Community Centre, Exeter 7pm. We have a free event starting at 2pm, which includes banner and placcard making, voice warm-up, dancing and free food (from 4pm.) This event is open to All. It's about raising awareness against violence…
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St. Sidwells CentreSidwell StreetExeterDevonEX4 6NN

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 & Rescue, Maritime, Fire Safety and Fire Fighting…
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Red One Ltd, Devon Drivers CentreWestpointClyst St MaryExeterDevonEX5 1DJ

Red One Ltd - Fire Safety Training for the Care Environment

Red One is the commercial division of Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service and have developed a bespoke Care Home Fire Safety Course. Red One recognise the importance of staff training in ensuring a safe fire environment for care home residents, Red One has…
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WestpointClyst St MaryExeterDevonEX5 1DJ

Red One Ltd - Fire Warden Training in the Workplace

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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Refuge

Refuge supports 3,000 women and children on any given day through a range of services, including refuges, independent advocacy, community outreach and culturally specific services. There is no single package of services to meet those needs – no ‘one size fits all’. Refuge offers a…
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Refuge, International House, 1St. Katharines WayLondonE1W 1UN

Revenge Porn Helpline

Call us for free, confidential advice and support. Whilst we cannot guarantee removal of all images online, our exceptional partnerships with internet industry partners allows us to minimise the reach, and some of the harm caused by revenge porn. Revenge PornA term used to describe…
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Rising Moments community project

We are a small team of volunteers providing practical essential, support, sign-posting, well-being,positive moments and friendship for women effected by physical, sexual emotional, psychological and domestic abuse past or present. We provide essential everyday essential like hygine packs, clothing for women- to new born to…
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Barton Baptist Church (drop in support group address)Happaway RoadTorquayDEVONTQ2 8EU

The Royal British Legion - Care Phones

If you live alone and are worried about falling, or if you have recently left hospital and are worried about moving around with an injury or disability, RBL can install a care phone free of charge.
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The Royal British Legion - Handy Van

If you're having trouble with those small household repairs and minor adaptations around your home and are one of our beneficiaries, The Royal British Legion can provide our handy van service known as Poppy Calls. We have a dedicated and trusted team of experienced handypeople…
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