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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:

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

Help includes housing and benefits advice.

Information and guidance

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: Pregnancy Long term health conditions Addictions Blindness Deafness Mental health Bereavement Help includes housing and benefits advice.

Advice and support services

Find local and national services to support you and your family.

Advice for carers

Find advice and support services to support people in their role as a carer.

Advocacy

Advocacy seeks to ensure that people are able to have their voice heard on issues that are important to them, also to defend and safeguard their rights.

Devon County Council Adult Social Care and Health Factsheets

We have changed the way we provide some of our public information. Our customers have told us that it is more important for them to have the most current facts available to download and print, as and when they need, rather than relying on supplies…

Family law

Find advice and local services that focus on issues involving family relationships, such as adoption, divorce, and child custody.

Mediation

Find services to help settle a legal dispute through participation of a third party (mediator) who works to make those in conflict agree on a fair result.

Probation

Probation a period of supervision over an offender, ordered by the court instead of serving time in prison. Probation Services supervise and rehabilitate offenders in the community. Find support services to help you and your family.

Someone to speak on your behalf

Advocacy is taking action to help you say what you want, secure your rights, represent your interests and get the services you need. Advocates can visit you at home or a place of your choice, and if an advocate can’t help they can find someone…
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