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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:

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 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

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    CAP UK- Child Assault Prevention

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    Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP)

    The NCA's CEOP Command (formerly the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre) works with child protection partners across the UK and overseas to identify the main threats to children and coordinates activity against these threats to bring offenders to account. We protect children from harm…
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    Child Law Advice

    Child Law Advice is operated by Coram Children's Legal Centre. We provide specialist advice and information on child, family and education law. We can provide: impartial Legal Advice on Child, Family and Education law free information pages on Child, Family and Education law telephone advice…
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    ChildLine

    ChildLine is always open - call anytime. ChildLine is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of 19. You can contact a ChildLine counsellor about anything - no problem is too big or too small.If you're scared or feel…
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    Free Divorce, Separation and Child Arrangements Information and Advice

    Free Online Information Oratto is a free to use resource for anyone seeking information or advice on family law issues. Our website has useful guides on a wide range of family law matters, such as divorce, separation, child arrangements (sometimes still called custody or access),…
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    Integrated Children's Services - single point of access

    The Single Point of Access (SPA) aims to ensure a consistent and efficient response to referrals to the Integrated Children's Service. The SPA co-ordinates incoming referrals and seeks to ensure that they follow the appropriate pathway for the child's needs. All complex referrals are screened…
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    1 Capital CourtBittern RoadSowton Industrial EstateEXETERDEVONEX2 7FW

    Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)

    We want to keep all children and young people in Devon safe from harm so that they can have opportunities available to them and are able to reach their full potential. If you are concerned about a child or young person in Devon and want…
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    National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)

    We help children who’ve been abused to rebuild their lives, protect children at risk, and find the best ways of preventing child abuse. So when a child needs a helping hand, we’ll be there. When parents are finding it tough, we’ll help. If a law needs to…
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    NSPCC, Weston House, 42Curtain RoadLondonEC2A 3NH

    North Devon Refuge and Floating Support

    The Refuge is a confidential address where women, children and young people can go to escape domestic violence and abuse. It provides a safe and comfortable environment for women, children and young people, giving them time and space to get their lives back on track.…
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