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MODBURY, IVYBRIDGE & DISTRICT BRANCH Pam Gratton.....................................07990 540133


Brain Injury


BIBIC (British Institute for Brain Injured Children) info@bibic.org.uk.........................01458 253344 www.bibic.org.uk


British Heart Foundation www.bhf.org.uk


HEART INFORMATION LINE.............0300 330 3311 Monday–Friday 9am-5pm


IVYBRIDGE AND DISTRICT BRANCH Mrs Brenda Ellis......................Home 01752 690065


TOTNES BRANCH Mrs Cynthia Lane..............................01803 865060


British Red Cross Society


DEVON COUNTY BRANCH HEADQUARTERS .......................................................0344 871 1111 MOBILITY AIDS Plymouth..........................................01752 831618 Open Monday-Friday 10am–4pm Newton Abbot..................................01626 369731 Open Mon-Fri, 10am-12pm


CLIC Sargent


Head Office Horatio House 77-85 Fulham Palace Road, London, W6 8JA. Info@clicsargent.org.uk www.clicsargent.org.uk Free Helpline ...................................0300 330 0803 Every day 10 families are told their child has cancer. As the leading children’s cancer charity, CLIC Sargent is the only organisation to offer them all round care and support. That’s because we’re there every step of the way.


Macmillan Cancer Support


MACMILLAN Helpline......................0808 808 0000 MACMILLAN Fund Raising ......................................Freephone 0300 1000 200 UK OFFICE 89 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7UQ www.macmillan.org.uk


Macmillan Cancer Support provides medical, financial, practical and emotional support to people affected by


cancer and their families


Cancer Research CANCER RESEARCH UK Switchboard ....................................0207 242 0200 Support Services ..............................0300 123 1022


www.cancerresearchuk.org


Cancer Support Group HEATHER’S HAIR


Charity helping cancer patients who’ve lost their hair. Mrs Iva-Mary Cripps .........................01803 868086


KINGSBRIDGE TRIANGLE CENTRE South Hams Hospital, Plymouth Road, Kingsbridge, TQ7 1AT.......................01548 852349 Meets every Tuesday 10am–4pm. Support for carers and patients.


Caring


CARE DIRECT Information and help for older people, vulnerable adults and their carers ....0345 155 1007


CARERS UK ....................................0207 3784999 Freephone.......................................0808 808 7777 advice@carersuk.org www.carersuk.org


DARTMOUTH CARING ................. 01803 835384 35 Victoria Road, Dartmouth.


Open Monday-Friday 9am–2pm. Afternoons by appointment only.


IVYBRIDGE CARING Anytime ...........................................07791 239357 Office ...............................................01752 891928 info@ivybridgecaring.org.uk


Wednesday 2pm–4.30pm, Thursday 9.30am–12 noon, Room 8, Community Resource Centre, The Watermark, Ivybridge, PL21 0SZ


SALTSTONE CARING Community Support Charity for vunerable, isolated or elderly. Kingsbridge ......................................01548 854588 info@saltstonecaring.org.uk www.saltstonecaring.org.uk


TOTNES CARING


Bob Alford, The Loft, Totnes Community Hospital ........................................................01803 865684


Crohn’s and Colitis Disease


CROHNS AND COLITIS UK Information Line ...............................01727 734470 www.crohnsandcolitis.org.uk


Cruse Bereavement Care


HELPLINE ........................................0844 477 9400 Devon Contact ................................0300 300 5466 devon@cruse.org.uk


Young person’s freephone helpline ..0808 808 1677 www.cruse.org.uk


Cystic Fibrosis CYSTIC FIBROSIS TRUST


One Aldgate, Second Floor, London, EC3N 1RE General enquiries ............................0203 795 1555 enquiries@cysticfibrosis.org.uk www.cysticfibrosis.org.uk


SUPPORT SERVICE...........................0300 373 1000 Cystic fybrosis is a life-shortening inherited disease affecting almost 10,000 people in the UK. We are the only UK-wide charity making a daily difference to the lives of people with cystic fybrosis and those who care


for them. Deaf


ACTION ON HEARING LOSS Information Line ..............................0808 808 0123 Text phone .....................................0808 808 9000 www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk


NATIONAL DEAF CHILDREN'S SOCIETY www.ndcs.org.uk


The National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) is the national charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people. NDCS is the leading provider of impartial information on every aspect of childhood deafness. Services we offer include: Free membership; Freephone Helpline; Free publications, quarterly magazine and email updates; Additional Websites for children and young people (www.buzz.org.uk) and family sign language (www.familysignlanguage.org.uk); Support from our family offices, audiologist and technology team; opportunity to borrow equipment. NDCS also campaigns for improvements in services aimed at families with deaf children, working with central and local government, health authorities, education professionals, social services, manufacturers and voluntary organisations. FREEPHONE HELPLINE: ..............0808 800 8880 (Monday to Thursday 9.30am–9.30pm and Friday 9.30am–5pm); Email: helpline@ndcs.org.uk Online chat: www.ndcs.org.uk/livechat (Monday to Thursday 9.30am–9.30pm and Friday 9.30am–5pm) Ground Floor South, Castle House, 37-45 Paul Street, London EX2A 4LS ...............................(voice and text) 0207 490 8656


EXETER ROYAL ACADEMY FOR DEAF EDUCATION 50 Topsham Road, Exeter.................01392 267023 info@exeterdeafacademy.ac.uk


CUED SPEECH ASSOCIATION UK 9 Jawbone Hill, Dartmouth ........................................................01803 832784 info@cuedspeech.co.uk. www.cuedspeech.co.uk


Cued speech gives an exact visual representation of spoken language. The Association provides information about/and training in Cued Speech.


Diabetes DIABETES UK South West


Regional Office, Victoria House, Victoria Street, Taunton ...........................................01823 448260 south.west@diabetes.org.uk www.diabetes.org.uk Diabetes UK Careline.......................0345 123 2399 contact@diabetes.org.uk


Disability Information


DISABILITY INFORMATION SERVICE .......................................................0345 155 1005 Information and impartial advice for disabled people and carers.


TORBAY CARE TRUST


........................................................01803 546474 dis.torbay@nhs.net


Disabled Lifestyle


SOUTH HAMS LIFESTYLES GROUP...01803 849229 Help people with disabilities to maintain independent lifestyle by giving information, advice & guidance on welfare rights issues, giving practical help where possible. Weekly drop in facilities, social events, outings. Confidential counselling service, advocacy service and befriending. We offer training to individuals to enable them to gain skills appropriate


to independent living. Down’s Syndrome


DOWNS SYNDROME ASSOCIATION .......................................................0333 121 2300 info@downs-syndrome.org.uk www.downs-syndrome.org.uk


Drugs and Alcohol


FRANK - NATIONAL DRUGS HELP LINE Freephone (24 hour)........................0300 123 6600


RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT CENTRE FOR DRUGS AND ALCOHOL ADDICTION


Broadreach House, 465 Tavistock Road, Plymouth ........................................................01752 790000


SILVER LINING...............................07817 951552 Supporting those affected by other people’s use of drugs or alcohol


DEVON DRUG AND ALCOHOL SERVICE Newton Abbot..................................01626 351144 Torbay Drug & Alcohol Service ..........01803 291129


Dyslexia


BRITISH DYSLEXIA ASSOCIATION Helpline...........................................0333 405 4567 www.bdadyslexia.org.uk


Eczema


NATIONAL ECZEMA SOCIETY Help Line 8am –8pm Mon–Fri...............0800 089 1122 helpline@eczema.org www.eczema.org


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