Care and Community Support

These groups provide support for people being cared for and their families, as well as clubs for older people.

Devon Carers

Devon Carers provides information, advice and support to carers. They are a service by local charity, Westbank, and is led by current and former carers. Their support covers your rights as a carer, financial planning, training, and much more.


Helpline: 03456 434 435

Monday to Friday: 8am – 6pm
Saturday: 9am – 1pm


For urgent social care help and advice contact:
Care Direct 0345 1551 007 – Click here for further information.

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Devon Carers support carers throughout Devon with information training, and guidance


Hospiscare provide support throughout Exeter, Mid, and East Devon to people with life-limiting illnesses and their families.

Their support includes:

  • Homecare visits with a specially trained nurse
  • A 12 bed ward in Searle House in Exeter
  • A 7-day out-of-hours support line between 5PM and 8AM


Phone: 01392 688 000 (Monday - Sunday, 8AM - 5PM)

Out of Hours support: 01392 688044


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Hospiscare provide support to people with life-limiting illnesses and their families

Involve Mid Devon

The Crediton, Tiverton and Cullompton Health & Wellbeing Alliances work to develop, maintain and enhance services for people in our communities.


  • Ensure that the services meet the needs of people in Crediton and surrounding area, particularly the most vulnerable by working to identify the actions required to provide services to meet that need.
  • Liaise with other organisations, whether statutory or private
  • Pool collective knowledge and proposals
  • Communicate activities to partners and wider stakeholders to ensure they are kept informed of the progress and activities.


Phone: 01884 255 734
Tuesday to Thursday, 9.30am - 2.30pm

Sunningmead Community Centre
Lazenby Rd
EX16 4AL

Involve Mid Devon support local services and work to get the best out of them.

Young At Heart Club

Young At Heart Club runs a variety of activities and services for over 60s around Mid-Devon and Somerset. They include activity days every Monday and Friday, 10AM - 2:30PM in Burlescombe Community Hall (EX16 7JW) with lunch provided. As well as this they also provide support for carers.

Phone: 07704 040 399



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Young At Heart provide opportunities for older people to socialise and get active