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Devon Carers

Devon Carers is an information, support and short breaks service run by eight organisations working together to improve the quality of services for all carers in Devon. Training to help …

Devon Carers is an information, support and short breaks service run by eight organisations working together to improve the quality of services for all carers in Devon.

  • Training to help you care
  • An alert card to ensure the person you care for gets help if something unexpected happens to you, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Respite activities for young carers
  • Welfare benefit checks
  • Health and wellbeing checks to check your health, stress levels and mental wellbeing and discuss how you could be supported in your caring role

 Helpline is open Monday – Friday 8am – 6pm & Saturday 9am -1pm

Freedom Centre

Open Monday to Friday 12noon till 4pm. Advice given on welfare benefits and many other issues The day centre provides a safe, welcoming, non-judgemental environment where people are accepted no …

  • Open Monday to Friday 12noon till 4pm. Advice given on welfare benefits and many other issues
  • The day centre provides a safe, welcoming, non-judgemental environment where people are accepted no matter what their current situation. A small team of project workers and volunteers support the clients in a wide range of ways
  • Free hot meal every day
  • Help with debt issues
  • Advice on welfare benefits
  • Dealing with addiction
  • Health diet and fitness
  • Shower, clothes store and laundry
  • Work club – advice on how to get a job, use of computers & internet
  • Computer and internet access
  • TV Lounge, pool tables, table tennis
  • Gym
  • Commercial training kitchen
  • Clothes store

 

GOV.UK

For advice on:

  • Apprenticeships
  • Cyberbullying
  • Bereavement
  • Blue badge application
  • Carers & Disability Benefits
  • Consumer Rights
  • Child Benefit
  • Civil Legal Advice
  • Families
  • Heating & Housing Benefits
  • Income Tax
  • Job Seekers Allowance
  • Pensions
  • Tax Credits

 

Ilfracombe Library

Opening hours:
Monday 9:00 – 13:00
Tuesday 9:00 – 17:00
Wednesday CLOSED
Thursday 9:00 – 18:00
Friday 9:00 – 17:00
Saturday 9:00 – 13:00

Free 2 hour use of computer, support for searching internet, job seeking, CV writing, form filling

Learn Devon

Learn Devon provide adult and community education courses in Devon covering everything from providing key skills to helping people improve at their hobbies. They run hundreds of courses at centres all across Devon, so whether you want to gain new skills, improve on existing ones, gain a qualification, learn skills to help you get back to work or just meet new people, they will help you find a course that is right for you.

 

Mego Employment Centre

Mego works with people to improve their ability to attract employers and get hired. And with employers to improve their ability to attract and hire the right people. We do this by providing a unique mix of employment and recruitment services through our employment centres, job board and recruitment hub.