Child and adult protection
Here you can find information and advice about the support and services available in Devon to protect children and adults.
If you are concerned about a child or young person:
- For Devon call 0345 155 1071 (out of hours 0845 6000 388) or email the MASH Team
- For Torbay call 01803 208100 (out of hours 0300 4564 876) or email Torbay Safeguarding Hub
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 have a problem that needs immediate action phone 999
If you want to contact the police but don’t think the issue requires immediate action call 101