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Local Councils Offering Community Support


North Devon

North Devon Council are committed to working together to help and support local people to get through this outbreak. They are working with town and parish councils, voluntary and community groups, and local businesses to help build this response.

If you would like to let them know about some community or voluntary activity that is not already listed please contact them at communities@northdevon.gov.uk

The Information Commissioner has published useful guidance for community groups that are being set up, or already exist, to help communities cope during this time. Please read the guidance online.

Torridge District Council

Devon County Council have updated the Community Support page of their website to help you find community groups operating in the Torridge area that are offering help to residents who need it (https://www.devon.gov.uk/document/community/#section-1) There is also advice for setting up local support groups, including getting in touch with your local Council for Voluntary Service (CVS) and letting them know so they can point people to you.

Government advice on safely volunteering to offer practical, emotional and social support to your neighbours, communities and the NHS, which is excellent, can be seen here https://tinyurl.com/rw3nqjs

Devon County Council

Devon County Council have  launched a new interactive map to show you where your nearest local community group is that can help if you need support during this period of self-isolation and staying in www.devon.gov.uk/communities/support-groups