Local organisations and services

Further links and resources for services in the South West

Please note that inclusion on this page is not an endorsement or guarantee of quality of service by Recovery Devon.

Devon Doctors

Phone: 0845 6710 270 (Local rate. Mobile costs may vary according to service provider)
or: 01392 824 600
This urgent out-of-hours service is provided by local GPs.

South Hams District Council Housing Advice
Useful Contacts List (pdf, May 2010) – Click to view PDF in new tab. Right click and ‘download’ target to save.

The Samaritans
The Samaritans (North Devon and North Cornwall)
The Samaritans (Exeter, East and Mid Devon)
The Samaritans (South Devon)
The Samaritans (Plymouth, East Cornwall and South West Devon)
You can talk to the Samaritans any time you like, in your own way, and off the record – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal.
Please don’t suffer alone.

Torbay and Southern Devon Care Trust
Torbay and Southern Devon Care Trust are the NHS organisation responsible for providing and buying (commissioning) health and adult social care services in Torbay and community health services in the Southern Devon area.

Ubuntu Counselling and Community Services
Ubuntu Community Services and Ubuntu Counselling services are two unique non-for-profit Health and Wellbeing Social Care Social Enterprises based in Devon. Ubuntu Counselling offers Multicultural Counselling, support and education. Ubuntu Community Services offers psycho-social support and therapeutic services based on the principles of recovery and holism.

Plymouth

Plymouth Mental Health Directory (pdf, 2009, 109 pages)

This directory is aimed at anyone who needs to find out about support and information in the areas of mental illness, mental health and mental wellbeing either because of personal experience, as a carer or as a provider of services.

Torbay

Many Torbay community organisations are listed on Torbay Orb

Torbay and Southern Devon Care Trust
Torbay and Southern Devon Care Trust are the NHS organisation responsible for providing and buying (commissioning) health and adult social care services in Torbay and community health services in the Southern Devon area.