West Devon Support Directory

Welcome to the West Devon Support Directory, your online resource connecting you with the assistance you need. We believe in the power of community and support networks, bridging the gap between seeking help and finding it.

From the cost of living crisis to health concerns, financial dilemmas, housing uncertainties, and the challenges faced by families and young people, we've curated a virtual hub where you can find information and links to support services available in West Devon. With carefully organised categories and a user-centric approach, you'll find the information you need, when you need it the most.

Together, we can build a stronger, more resilient West Devon

Council Assistance

Find out what support is available from West Devon Borough Council, including benefits, council tax discounts, grants and more.

Council Help and Support

Cost of Living Payments

Extra payments are available from the Government for people on certain benefits or tax credits. Find out if you qualify and how to claim on the Gov.UK website.

Cost of Living Payments

Money and Debt Advice

Find out where to get debt advice, help with hardship fund applications, support for money worries and community money advice.

Get help with money and debts

Fuel, Energy and Bills

Get help with meeting the rising costs of fuel and energy, including hardship funds available from energy suppliers, and help with other utility bills.

Get help with your bills

Help with Rental Costs

Help for housing association and private tenants, including assistance from grant schemes, money advice and where to get more help.

Help with Rental Costs

Housing Assistance

Information for customers who need help with housing and furniture costs, are having problems with their home or facing homelessness.

Get help with housing costs


This directory lists foodbanks that are currently operating in West Devon. We recommend you contact them before making a journey.

Find your local foodbank

Abuse and Violence

If you are experiencing or recovering from domestic abuse, you can find places to get support here. If someone is in immediate danger, please call 999.

Get help now

Mental Health

For support with your mental health, or if you are concerned about a loved one, you can find details of organisations who can help here.

Find someone to talk to

Help at Home

If you're looking for help with health and support at home for you or a loved one, such as shopping and light housework, we have created a list of local organisations you can contact.

Support at home

Families and Children

You can find details of organisations who can help with financial and emotional support for families with children and young people here, as well as grants and financial aid.

Help for families with children

Training and Education

If you're looking to expand your skills, study for extra qualifications or looking for an alternative jobs, this section contains useful links to colleges, training courses and more.

Training, Education and Careers

Energy Saving Tips

We've put together a few hints and tips about saving energy, making your home energy-efficient and reducing bills, plus links to more information online.

Tips to save energy

Addiction Support

Addictions can place a great deal of pressure on finances and mental health. If you need help or support, for you or a loved one, you can find contact details here.

Get addiction support

Warm Spaces Directory

Many community facilities and shops are designated warm spaces where you can keep warm, get refreshments and find someone to talk to.

Find your nearest warm space