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Dartmouth Caring

We provide help and support to the vulnerable, elderly and disadvantaged people in our local community, including two Lunch Clubs and a variety of support and social groups such as the Memory Cafe and the Visually Impaired reading group.

One of our key services is to provide extensive advice, information and assistance to our clients, for example including:

  • help with benefit forms and their completion
  • liason with DWP and others
  • help with housing bidding and searching on Devopn Home Choise
  • volunteer transport - available for the elderly or those who are unable to use local transport to attend medical appointments
  • Lunch Clubs
  • Befriending
  • Palliative Care and Cancer Liaison Service
  • Memory cafe weekly
  • Dementia Liaison service
  • Home Help Service
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Social Prescribing
  • Mental Health Support Worker
  • Young Carers group.

Area served: Dartmouth, Stoke Fleming, Strete, Slapton, Blackawton and Dittisham.


Contact Name
Nick Hindmarsh
Contact Position
01803 835384
Dartmouth Caring
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Dartmouth Caring
35 Victoria Road
Toilet facilities
Wheelchair accessible

Further information

Display Date/Time
Monday to Friday: 9.00am - 2.00pm. Answer phone outside these times. By appointment in afternoon.
Referral details

You can self refer or be referred to al our services.  To do so call the office or email

Waiting list?
Waiting list details
There is a usually a waiting list for our counselling service of about 4-6 weeks.
DBS check?
(formerly CRB)
Additional needs details
Parking in the immediate vicinity of the office in Dartmouth town centre is often difficult, and time limited to 1 - 2 hours.
General information


We have a team of volunteer drivers who will take you to any medical appointment, wait and then return you home again afterwards. The drivers are paid by the charity for their mileage and all we request is a donation towards these costs.


We have a team of volunteers as well as staff who are able to visit, or meet out in the community, to befriend and provide social interaction for the elderly, vulnerable and those in need.

Palliative Care and Cancer Liaison Service

Dartmouth Caring’s palliative Care and Cancer Liaison service provides support and advice to patients with any life limiting illness and also to those who may be newly diagnosed with a cancer diagnosis who are currently undergoing treatment.

Last updated: 16/11/2020
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