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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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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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Victim Support

If you’ve been affected by crime, we can give you the support you need to move forward. Our services are free, confidential and available to anyone in England and Wales, regardless of whether the crime has been reported or how long ago it happened.We are…
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Splitz Support Service

Splitz is an independent charity and leading provider of domestic abuse support services in southwest England. We have a key role in shaping strategy and policy through our participation in local strategy groups, domestic abuse forums and by lobbying local, regional and national government. As…
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Ask The Police

Do you have a question about policing or the law? You may be able to find the answer here. Through our frequently asked questions section we aim to help you find the answers you need without having to call us to ask for information. We've…
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Are You OK?

If your partner or someone in your family is hurting your mind or your body that is not OK and support is available.     Are You Ok? is a website containing advice and information on domestic abuse and sexual violence, as well as a…
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Ladies' Lounge

Ladies Lounge is a womens only drop in, its located on the 2nd floor of the Salvation Army Building on Market Street, Torquay.  It supports vulnerable women, it is a registered Charity and run by lovely caring volunteers. We meet Mondays 11.30am - 2pm Main…
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Ladies Lounge C/O Salvation Army27 Market StreetTorquayDevonTQ1 3AF

Devon Domestic Abuse Support Service

Splitz is an independent charity and leading provider of domestic abuse support services. Devon Domestic Abuse Support Service run by Splitz is a holistic, outreach service for women, men and their families who have experienced domestic abuse. Our helpline takes self and agency referrals and…
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Buckland House, Park FiveHarrier WaySowton Industrial EstateExeterDevonEX2 7HU
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