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 suspect that a vulnerable adult is being abused, or you are being abused yourself and live within Devon Local Authority boundaries, please contact us by:
Calling Adult social care on 0345 1551 007 (Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm; Friday 9am to 4.30 pm and Saturday 9am to 5pm)
Outside of the hours above or on bank holidays call the Emergency Duty Service on 0345 6000 388
Or you can email (to check which area you fall under see our contact us page):
- North Devon
Exeter, Eastern or Mid Devon
South or West Devon
- 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.