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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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Torbay Domestic Abuse Service (Sanctuary Supported Living)

Torbay Domestic Abuse Service provides support for women, men and children who need advice and protection from domestic abuse. Sanctuary Supported Living can help by providing either office or community-based support, whether clients are in the process of leaving a relationship, wish to stay, or have already…
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Sanctuary Group, Unit 6, Torbay Business ParkWoodview RoadPaigntonDevonTQ4 7HP

Torbay Emergency Duty Service

The Emergency Duty Service provides a emergency generic social work service covering the full range of Child Care and Adult Services across the whole of Torbay. It includes Safeguarding Children, families and carers in crisis including domestic violence, parenting issues and mental health, as well…
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Torbay Family Information Service Directory

The Family Information Service (FIS) Directory provides information for families and people working with them in Torbay. You can browse categories or search to find details of childcare, local events, school holiday activities, leisure clubs, sports clubs, support and advice and much more. You can…
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Town HallCastle CircusTorquayTQ1 3DR

Victim Care Devon and Cornwall

Victim Care Devon and Cornwall was introduced to make a significant change in victim care with the establishment of a police based victim care unit and a network of support service providers. The Victim Care Unit will make contact with victims of reported crime that need support.…
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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 domestic and sexual violence services across the country. Offers help by live chat and email.
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PO Box 3245BristolBS2 2EH
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