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Contacting Devon County Council

Web link:

Telephone: 0345 155 1015

Monday to Friday, 8am to 8pm and Saturdays 9am to 1pm. Closed on bank holidays

All other Devon County Council contacts and how to access the BSL Interpreters Live Service (for Deaf people) or Telephone Interpreting Service (for speakers of other languages) is available through the web link.


Adult Social Care

Web link:

Telephone: 0345 155 1007

Information and help for older people, vulnerable adults, and their carers

Emergency Duty Team (Adult Social Care)

  • Provision of emergency Social care and advice for clients urgently in need out of office hours (not including Torbay and Plymouth). Part of Devon County Council.
  • A generic emergency service responding to social care (both adults and children) which cannot be safely left until the next day.
  • 0345 600 0388

 Devon County has an excellent website to help people with disabilities find information and services to stay healthy, happy and independent:

 This includes information on:

  • Health conditions A-Z
  • Physical disability or illness
  • Sensory impairments
  • Learning disabilities
  • Autism
  • Mental Health
  • Additional Support and Helplines
  • Care needs assessments
  • Paying for Care
  • Support for Carers.


Early Help

Web link:

Telephone: 0345 155 1071

When a child/young person/family needs something extra, Early Help is the initial response offered by all services in contact with children, young people and families. This builds an understanding to address extra needs and prevent situations from getting more difficult for children and young people.


Blue Badges

Web link:

Telephone: 0345 155 1006

Information on blue badges, including applying for or renewing a badge


Community Transport

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Transport options for people with disabilities, people on low incomes and people living in isolated areas


Disabled Parking Bays

Web link:

Telephone: 0345 155 1004

If you want to enquire about having a disabled bay close to your home


Learning Disability Devon

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Find useful information and support networks on this user friendly website for people with a learning disability by people with a learning disability. Reviewed and checked by Devon People First.


Mental Health Support

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Support and advice for mental health needs


Support for people with sensory impairments

Web link:

Telephone:  0345 1551 007

Rehabilitation work with people who have sensory impairments


Advice and Support for Carers

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This is a service provided by Devon-based charity Westbank and is commissioned jointly by Devon County Council and the NHS Devon Clinical Commissioning Group to provide support services and assessments to unpaid carers across Devon.

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