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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.

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Reclaim the Night Exeter Women only Craftivism (craft & activism)

Wednesday 13th November 2019: 6-8pm
Reclaim the Night is an international, annual protest which takes place during the 16 days of Action. The events raise awareness, demand change and remind us all that violence and harassment is still an ongoing concern for women in Devon as well as across the…
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St Sidwell Community CentreSidwell StreetExeterEX4 6NN

Reclaim the Night Torquay

Thursday 28th November 2019: 6.30-7pm
Reclaim the Night Protest March (All Welcome) - Torquay Reclaim the Night is an international, annual protest which takes place during the 16 days of Action. The events raise awareness, demand change and remind us all that violence and harassment is still an ongoing concern…
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Town HallTorquayTQ1 3DR

Reclaim the Night Torquay Women only Craftivism (craft & activism)

Tuesday 19th November 2019: 12pm-2pm
Reclaim the Night is an international, annual protest which takes place during the 16 days of Action. The events raise awareness, demand change and remind us all that violence and harassment is still an ongoing concern for women in Devon as well as across the…
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St Mary Magdalene Church165 Union StreetTorquayTQ1 4BX

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 and 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 thousands of 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…
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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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