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Belle’s Place

Belle’s Place, formerly known as The Real McCaf, is a safe and friendly environment for young people to meet and socialise. Run by qualified and experienced youth workers who offer advice, …

Belle’s Place, formerly known as The Real McCaf, is a safe and friendly environment for young people to meet and socialise.
Run by qualified and experienced youth workers who offer advice, support, guidance and information on a wide range of areas affecting young people. With access to other agencies and the wider community.
All young people from the school year 7 are warmly welcomed to come and check us out.
We offer a range of activities and facilities along with our chilled café:

  • Games consoles
  • Art and crafts
  • Dance
  • Internet access
  • Cooking
  • Life skills
  • Games/ sports
  • Pool table
  • Make-up/hair

Or just come in to chat to your friends!

Citizen’s Advice Bureau (CAB)

Free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities.

  • Benefits
  • Consumer Rights
  • Debt & Money
  • Discrimination
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Housing
  • Law
  • Relationships
  • Tax
  • Work & Employment

Appointments are booked on the day at the Ilfracombe Centre on:
Monday & Tuesday, 10 – 1:30pm

 

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

Get Connected

Get Connected is the free, confidential help for young people under 25 who need help and don’t know where to turn. The service is available 365 days of the year. Volunteers help explore their issues, offering emotional support and providing appropriate sources for further help.

Opening times: Phone or webchat  13:00 – 23:00 daily. By text or email – answered within 24 hours.

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