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Advice and Advocacy

This section contains details about charities and other organisations that offer advice about health, disabilities and wellbeing concerns.

This includes advice on:

  • Pregnancy
  • Long term health conditions
  • Addictions
  • Blindness
  • Deafness
  • Mental health
  • Bereavement

Help includes housing and benefits advice.

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Advice - from Devon and Cornwall Police

Advice from D&C Police is a website that 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…
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Advice Drop-in Session North Devon Children's Centre

Dec 2020: CURRENTLY NOT OPERATING THIS SERVICE This is a weekly Drop-in Service to help and support families with under 8's.  We can look at offering support within the service or signposting on to other agencies if we are unable to help.  It is a…
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Forches Children's CentreForches AvenueBarnstapleNorth DevonEX32 8EF

advicenow

Advicenow is an independent, not-for-profit website, run by the charity Law for Life It provides accurate information on rights and the law, including: Benefits Consumer Rights Employment Rights Family Law Money and tax We believe that everybody should have access to clear and effective guidance…
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404 China Works,Black Prince RoadLondonSE1 7SJ

The Advocacy People

The Advocacy People are an independent charity that provides free, independent and confidential advocacy services. They were previously known as seAp but changed their name in early 2020 and are now known as The Advocacy People. They provide independent advocacy services to help resolve issues…
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PO Box 375HastingsTN34 9HU

Age Concern - Barnstaple and District

Provides a range of services for elderly people. Low key home maintenance, befriending and dog walking. Runs Library Club and Rainbow Club. Offers advice and information on support. Services available in the North Devon area.
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1, Litchdon StreetBarnstapleDevonEX32 8ND

Age Concern - Pop-in Centre South Molton

Giving a warm friendly place to sit and chat with a cup of tea.Also an information and advice service for elderly people. Wheelchair and various equipment available for short term hire. Emergency shopping for illness and discharge from hospital service available. Nail cutting available twice…
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2, Broad StreetSouth MoltonDevonEX36 3AB

Age Concern Okehampton (ACOT)

Helping older people in Okehampton and hamlets to access services, help with form filling, signposting, weekly craft and coffee meet up, general drop in. Nail cutting service at Okehampton Hospital ( requires a referral form signed by your GP).
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2, North StreetOkehamptonDevonEX20 1AR

Age UK Devon

Provide a range of services to meet the needs of older people, particularly those living in rural areas of the county. Our mission, ‘To help people in Devon enjoy later life’, is achieved by: Enabling people to make choices about their own lives Helping them…
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1, Manaton CourtMatford Business ParkExeterDevonEX2 8PF

Age UK Devon - Better Later Lives

The Better Later Lives project is for people over pension age who may have experienced a life change and need some support to think about what happens next. Perhaps you have lost a loved one and are wondering how life will be in the future; or you…
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Age Uk, 1 Manaton CourtManaton CloseMarsh Barton Trading EstateExeterDevonEX2 8PF

Age UK Devon - Information and Advice Service

Free, confidential telephone information and advice for older people and their families/carers, including Welfare Benefits, Social Care and local activities. Our specialist advice is Quality Assured. Full benefit check for people over pension age, and support with benefit forms available.  
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1 Manaton CourtMatford Park RoadMatfordExeterDevonEX2 8PF
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