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This section contains details about organisations that provide support, advice and time off for carers. Organisations focus on issues, including dementia and mental health problems.

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    Carers 4 Carers Telephone Line

    This confidential telephone line service is available between 5pm and 9pm on Tuesday evenings for unpaid family carers who are, or care for, a Torbay resident. It offers either a one-off call or regular calls for a friendly chat/support from a trained volunteer who is also a carer…
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    Paignton Carers Centre

    If you are an unpaid family carer, Paignton Carers Centre is one of three Carers Centres in Torbay where you can drop in or call for advice, information or support.  There are also carers centres in Brixham (King Street) and Torquay (St Edmunds in Victoria…
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    Room 17, 2nd Floor, Paignton LibraryGreat Western RoadPaigntonDevonTQ4 5AG

    South Devon Laryngectomee Club

    Registered charity that provides support for people with laryngectomees and their families. The group is run by people with laryngectomees, with professional support through the attendance of a speech and language therapist, and head and neck specialist nurse, helping to ensure that advice, aids and…
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    Torbay Hospital Annexe, 187Newton RoadTorquayTQ2 7BA

    Torbay Carers Service

    Support to unpaid Carers throughout Torbay, consisting of Carer Support Workers in each GP practice, enabling services, telephone support service, support groups, Carers drop-in services in Torquay, Paignton and Brixham. We also run Carers education courses and a quarterly newsletter to keep Carers informed of…
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    Paignton Library and Information Centre22 Station LanePaigntonDevonTQ4 5AG

    Carers Aid Torbay

    Our aim is to help Carers get a bit of balance and time in their lives, reducing any stress or worries they might have. We are here to listen to Carers and help identify what support/guidance/advice they need which would make a positive impact on…
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    Olive Carers CentreSt EdmundsVictoria Park RoadTorquayDevonTQ1 3QH

    Bay Benefits

    Bay Benefits is a service offered by Carers Aid Torbay to unpaid Carers and their families. Our Entitlements Advisor will work with you through the benefits process.   This service aims to support you to fill in benefits and other forms such as Carers Allowance, Employment…
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    The Olive Cares CentreVictoria Park RoadTorquayDevonTQ1 3QH

    Hikmat Carers Service

    Working through Devon Carers, we offer a support service for Carers from ethnic minority backgrounds. The service includes 1:1 support, assistance accessing services available to them, Benefit Advice, access to Network Groups, and Training.
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    Wat Tyler HouseKing William StreetExeterDevonEX4 6PD

    Breathe Easy - Torquay Support Group

    An affiliated group of the British Lung Foundation, offering support to people affected by lung conditions, including their friends, family and carers.  
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    Torbay Hospital, Lawes BridgeCollaton RoadHeart and Lung DepartmentTorquayDevonTQ2 7AA

    Contact

    Contact provides support, advice and information for families with disabled children no matter what their condition or disability. In the South West of England, we offer our services through a team of home-based workers and volunteers. Working at a local and regional level, we have…
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    209-211City RoadLondonEC1V 1JN

    Volunteering in Health

    Volunteering in Health is a charity based in Teignbridge, Devon which aims to improve the wellbeing of local people – patients, carers, and volunteers alike. We cover Teignmouth, Dawlish, Chudleigh, Bishopsteignton, Holcombe, and Shaldon. Support for Patients We offer a range of services for patients, including transport to and from hospital…
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    Teignmouth HospitalMill LaneTeignmouthDevonTQ14 9BQ
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