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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:

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

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'Transitions' Wis£rmoney Project

A free, regulated money and debt advice service offering confidential and impartial advice throughout the West Devon and Torridge areas. Telephone advice, signposting to services and home visits available. We work alongside people at their pace to enable them to learn about how to move…
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361 Community Energy

We are a not for profit community organisation operating across Northern Devon helping our community save energy, money and carbon.   Fuel Poverty: We offer a free service to anyone who might be struggling to pay fuel bills or suffering from a cold or damp home.…
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4, WillowfieldBrauntonDevonEX33 1BG

Action for M.E.

Action for ME is a nationwide charity for people affected by the long-term, disabling condition myalgic encephalomyelitis (M.E.), sometimes diagnosed as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Action for M.E. aims to promote awareness and better understanding of M.E. They offer a free information and support Service…
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Action For M.E.42 Temple StreetKeynshamBristolBS31 1EH

Adult Social Care Information and Support - Care Direct

Telephone support service for older people, vulnerable adults and their carers. Information and advice to help people stay independent. Answers all initial adult social care/social services calls for Devon County Council.
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Advice Drop-in Session North Devon Children's Centre

Feb 2022: 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

Advice for children and young people - 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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Adviceline - from Citizens Advice

Adviceline is a Citizens Advice telephone helpline providing free, independent, confidential and impartial advice on issues including benefits, debt, housing, employment and relationship or consumer enquiries.  0800 144 8848.  We’ll answer as soon as we can - at busy times you might need to wait…
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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
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