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WELLBEING

Age UK Devon          Free, confidential helpline for older people, their families, friends, carers and professionals.                         0333 241 2340 Our information and advice team are available Monday to Friday, 9 am – 3 pm Email: info@ageukdevon.org.uk https://www.ageuk.org.uk/devon/  
Andy’s Man Club  Men’s mental health and supportinfo@andysmanclub.co.uk https://andysmanclub.co.uk/
British Red Cross    Emotional support and mobility aids0344 871 11 11 https://www.redcross.org.uk/
Care Direct    Support & advice for older adults in Devon  0345 155 1007 https://www.devon.gov.uk/care-and-health/
Castle Quilters (at Ockment Centre)    Weekly 1.30 – 4.30 pm ThursdaysCarol Thompson 07789 207818 Email: 7farview@gmail.com  
Community Links SW CIC (at Ockment Centre)      Support for a range of issues, including befriending; Mental Health Group and Neurodiverse Support Group. Social coffee morning 10 am – 12 noon Thursdays in Refresh Cafe  Mental Health Peer Support group 1 – 3 pm alternate Wednesdays   Neurodiverse group ring 07808 523111 or email info@communitylinks-sw.co.uk Music Centre Vicky Hopkins 07808 523111    www.communitylinks-sw.co.uk  
50s Dance Class (at Ockment Centre)    Friday classes 9.30 – 10.30 am07890 420439 Email: e_stott@hotmail.co.uk
Dartmoor Preservation Association    Short, guided walks and volunteer conservation activities  01822 890 646 info@dartmoorpreservation.co.uk https://www.dartmoorpreservation.co.uk
Devon MindOffering range of mental health support services, activities, webinars and toolkits01752 512 280 (during office hours) hello@devonmind.com https://www.devonmind.com/find-help
Farming Community Network  Helpline offering help & support to farmers & allied industries  03000 111999 (7am-11pm everyday)  https://fcn.org.uk/
Filo Project      High quality day care for small groups of older people  0333 939 8225 info@thefiloproject.co.uk  https://www.thefiloproject.co.uk
Fire Service Safety    Advice from home safety team on smoke alarms, arson threats0800 05 02 999 https://www.dsfire.gov.uk/    
FOOTsteps School of Dance  Fun & friendly classes of wide range of dance for all ages and abilitiesMandy Bailey 07970 989062 Email: missmandyfootsteps@sky.com
Free4Life (formerly Living Free Okehampton)      Telephone or FaceTime support to people who are struggling with or stuck in life controlling issues or behaviours such as addiction07970 219990 Email:  Free4lifeoke@gmail.com  
Gentle Yoga with Angela (at Ockment Centre)Weekly sessions 4 – 5.30 pm Tuesdays01409 221110 07809 427991
Get Changed Theatre Company (at Ockment Centre)      Vibrant theatre company for adults with learning disabilities; weekly workshops on Wednesdays 10 am – 4 pm07941 648059 Email: info@getchanged.com https://www.getchanged.com/
Gilead Foundations Charity (at Risdon Farm, Okehampton)          Supported living service for women with a range of experiences, e.g. drug and alcohol addictions, homelessness, anxiety and domestic abuse01837 851240 Email: admin@gilead.org.uk    https://www.gilead.org.uk  
Green Drinks (hosted by Plastic Free Okehampton)Low key social group to discuss green initiativesWed 1 May 2024 7.30 – 9.30 pm at Eco Hub, 1 Courtenay Rd. Okehampton 12 June 7.30 – 9 30 pm at Oke Community Garden 3 July 7.30 – 9.30 pm at Eco Hub
Grief and a Cuppa (at the Pavilion, Okehampton)A friendly bereavement support groupStarting 19 April 2024, Fridays 10 am – 11.30 am at the  Pavilion, Okehampton. Free parking, free refreshments. Lucy Herd 07756 644480 Email: lucy@griefspecialists.org
Hatha Yoga with Eve (at Ockment Centre)  Yoga classes  07941 878518 Email: eveliseo73@hotmail.com    
Hospiscare Bereavement Teas (at Coffee at Grants, Red Lion Yard, Okehampton)A friendly and welcoming bereavement groupMonthly 10 am – 12 noon on Wednesdays on 17 April, 15 May, 19 June, 17 July, 21 August, 18 September, 16 October, 20 November, 18 December 2024.   All welcome. No need to book.   Paula Marchant on 01392 520208/688008 Email: supportivecare@hospiscare.co.uk
Immersion Okehampton CIC (Virtual Reality Centre)      Virtual reality activities, clubs, sessions and events, for all ages and abilities    Ryan Arthurs 01837 847761 Email: immersionokehampton@gmail.com Free new virtual reality programme to help improve fundamental Maths skills 9.15 am-12noon on Mon and Wed; 7-9.30pm on Fri. Includes free weekly clubs for men over 18 with snacks and drinks, including Magic the Gathering Card Game, Warhammer and social Gaming https://www.immersionokehampton.co.uk/ On Facebook.    
Independent Age        Impartial help, advice and information to older people0800 319 6789 advice@independentage.org https://www.independentage.org/
Inner Wheel Club Okehampton – part of Inner Wheel District 17 (at Ockment Centre)  Friendship with serviceMeetings on 3rd Tuesday of the month 7 – 9 pm Yvonne Potter (secretary) Email: iwd17sec@gmail.com
Ladies Friendship Group (at Ockment Centre)Social meetings on 2-4pm 1st Friday of month01837 53079
Life Drawing (at Ockment Centre)    Life drawing classesAdam Brodigan Email: adambrodigan@yahoo.com
Living Options -Time to TalkConfidential listening support service and practical help for those who are disabled, deaf or vulnerable01392 459 222 SMS: 07856 426 940 info@livingoptions.org https://www.livingoptions.org/projects/time-to-talk/
Local History Society (Okehampton & District) (at Ockment Centre)  Meetings on 2nd Wednesday of month 7.30 – 9 pm on local history01837 82701 & 01837 840087
Made-Well CIC    Day service support with purposeful and positive activities for young people (over 12 yrs) and adults with disabilities and mental illnessCafé and other facilities open to the public 01837 810584     enquiries@made-well.co.uk https://www.made-well.co.uk/
Marbles Lost & Found  Online info hub and blog on mental health with tips and linkshttps://www.marbleslostandfound.co.uk/
Mary Budding TrustOffering financial help and equipment to families with children aged 0-11 with special needsRobin Hill 01837 840332 enquiries@marybuddingtrust.org.uk https://marybuddingtrust.org.uk  
Men in Sheds (for men of all ages)      “Shedders” make things, mend things, share and solve problems, help each other.Phil Bush Email: theshedders@okeshed.org.uk https://www.okeshed.org.uk
Mental Health Support Group (at Ockment Centre, hosted by Community Links SW CIC)  Support and friendship        1 – 3 pm every other Wednesday Vicky on 07808 523111 Email: vicky@communitylinks-sw.co.uk £2 donation    
Mental Wellbeing Drop In (at Okehampton Medical Centre, hosted by Community Links SW CIC and West Devon CVS)For support and friendship at the weekend10 am – 12 noon Saturdays Vicky on 07808 523111 Okehampton Medical Centre 01837 52233  
MindInformation and support on mental health problemsMind Infoline 0300 123 3393 https://www.mind.org.uk/
Mindfulness classes  Online mindfulness and relaxation sessionsLouise Tremayne 07866 013637 Email: louise@freeflowingenergy.com  
Moor Imagination Creative Writing Workshop (at Ockment Centre)All abilities welcomePerdita on 07772 882578 11 am – 1 pm Mondays https://moorimagination.eventbrite.com
Museum of Dartmoor Life      Gateway to rich history of Dartmoor Museum, events and Tourist InformationOpen 10 am – 4 pm March to October; closed during winter months. 01837 52295 enquiries@dartmoorlife.org.uk https://www.dartmoorlife.org.uk/
National Gambling Helpline      Private and secure support for gambling addiction0808 8020 1333 (24 hrs a day) Live chat one-to-one with an advisor https://www.gamcare.org.uk
Neurodivergent Adults Group – Okehampton (upstairs at ImageOke, coffee shop in the Arcade, EX20 1EX)    Friendly drop in session for neurodivergent adults 18+ with or without an official diagnosis, 11am – 1 pm every 3rd Tuesday.Alex Urmston Email:  Okeneurodivergent@gmail.com  
Ness Care Group (at Castle Ham Lodge)Active Minds social and fun sessions with Cognitive Stimulation Therapy for those with early onset or newly diagnosed dementia Tuesdays 10am –12 noon and 2 – 4 pm07908 639736. Kate Bath kate@nesscaregroup.co.uk
North Dartmoor Garden Club (in Belstone Village Hall)Friendly group of garden lovers meeting on general gardening topics4th Thursday of month 7.30-9pm during September to April 01837 840332 Email: edwinarobinhill@outlook.com
Ockment Centre  Venue for wide range of events, wellbeing activities; rooms of various sizes to hire; local  information available.Community Fridge; used books, DVDs, preloved clothes and crafts for sale, 01837 53276 contact@ockmentcentre.org https://www.ockmentcentre.org/
Okehampton Choral Society (at Fairplace Church)Singing of high quality choral works in a friendly atmosphere, with regular local performances All welcome to try out with no audition. Rehearsals 7.15 pm Mondays enquiries@okechoralsociety.org.uk https://okechoralsociety.org.uk
OCRA (Okehampton Community Recreation Association)Sporting and arts activities for all ages  01837 54546 admin@ocrasport.org.uk https://ocrasport.org.uk/
Okehampton Dance Project (at Ockment Centre)  Fridays 3.30 – 8 pm term time only  Lynne 07827 787867 Email: okedanceproject@hotmail.com    
Okehampton Community Choir & Acapella Group (at Ockment Centre)  Community choir singing and Acapella singing    Choir: Thursdays 6-7.30 pm Acapella: Thursdays 7.35 – 8.35 pm Kerri Hardy Email: khardysinging@gmail.com    
Okehampton Community Garden (“The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature”)      Supporting and encouraging gardening of all kinds, especially the growing of food; with wide range of activities and events.Regular gardening sessions Tues Fri and Sun 11 am – 2 pm. 07490 402513 Email: okehamptoncommunitygarden@gmail.com https://okehamptoncommunitygarden.com
Okehampton Memory Café (at the Pavilion in the Park, hosted by Community Links SW CIC and OCRA)  Supporting those living with dementia, their carers and familiesIan on 01837 54546 Email: ian@ocrasport.org.uk Vicky on 07808 523111 Email: vicky@communitylinks-sw.co.uk 1 – 3 pm Tuesdays
Okehampton LibraryWide range of inspiring stock, displays and activities for all ages; free wifi, computer access and support.01837 52805 okehampton.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk https://www.devonlibraries.org.uk/web/arena
Okehampton Photographic Group ClubFortnightly meetings on Mondays via Zoom (occasionally at Ockment Centre) to exchange experiences and ideas07974 796715 Email: derek.stratton@outlook.com https://www.okehamptonphotographicgroup.org/
Okehampton Street Pastors        Care, help and listening in the night time economyOn patrol in local area 10pm – 3 am Fridays and Saturdays https://streetpastors.org/locations/okehampton/
Okehampton Wellbeing Singers (at Ockment Centre)  12.30 – 2.30 pm on Fridays (no experience necessary; led by a professional tutor)Hazel 07598 938919 Email Sue at : sue.wilson9506@gmail.com
Okehampton Vintage ClubA friendly group of like-minded vintage machinery enthusiasts7.30 pm Last Wednesday of the month at The Countryman, Okehampton EX20 2SA Email: Okevintageclub@gmail.com. On Facebook.
Ockment Quilters (at Ockment Centre)    Twice monthly quilting. Beginners welcomed.  10 am – 4 pm 2nd and 4th Saturday of month Patchwork Quilting Sue Enderson 01837 53443 Email: susan.enderson@btinternet.com
Pegasus Outdoor VenturesWoodlands adventures, bushcraft & survival courses in safe tranquil environmentFor all ages. Chris Bourne   07974 412326 Email: chris@pegasusoutdoorventures.co.uk www.pegasusoutdoorventures.co.uk
Pilates with Louise (at Ockment Centre)  Weekly sessions on MondaysLouise Towl 07779 663989  
Pilates with Lynne (at Ockment Centre)Weekly sessions 6-7pm on TuesdaysAlso online daily; also in Belstone 07827 787867 Email: Lynne-inmotion@email.com
PLAIT (Preventing Loneliness and Isolation Together)        Social activity with some seated exercise for all abilities; includes lunch together in friendly and inclusive atmosphereWednesdays 10.30 am – 2.30 pm at Fairplace Church Hall, Okehampton. 01837 54397 Email: patridge.1946@btinternet.com
Proud2BeSupporting LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and/or questioning+) people and their families across Devon01803 362083 hello@proud2be.org.uk https://www.proud2be.org.uk/
Rehab Recovery        Compassionate and inclusive approach to evidence-based addiction treatment for everyone  For confidential and immediate help and advice 24/7, call 0800 088 6686   https://www.rehab-recovery.co.uk
RespectHelpline for male victims of abuseEmotional support and practical advice 0808 801 0327
Royal British Legion      Welfare & support for serving personnel and veterans of British Armed Forces0808 802 8080 https://www.britishlegion.org.uk/
Royal Voluntary ServiceNHS & Care Volunteer Responders for people in need and the NHS0808 1963382        contact also via the GoodSAM programme https://nhscarevolunteerresponders.org https://www.goodsamapp.org
SSAFA Forces Help West Devon        Helping serving and ex-servicemen, women and their families in need.Forces line 0800 260 6767 https://www.ssafa.org.uk/devon
Samaritans      Emotional support for those in distress116 123 jo@smaritans.org https://www.samaritans.org
Saneline      Out of hours confidential helpline for those with mental health issues0300 304 7000 4 – 10 pm; or ring call back service 07984 967 708
Shared Lives South WestCare & support of adults with all kinds of disabilitiesOffering range of long term, short term and day services, matching each individual with a carer 01626 360170 https://www.sharedlivessw.org.uk
Significant Seams CIC  Creative activities using textiles and craft for support and wellbeinghttps://significantseams.org.uk/
Silverline        Free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people  0800 4 70 80 90 (ring anytime) https://www.thesilverline.org.uk/      
Singalele Group (at Ockment Centre)    (Singers and ukulele players) Wednesdays 7 – 9.30 pm  01837 55817 Email: m23bnt@gmail.com    
St. John Ambulance (at Ockment Centre)    Weekly training sessions Mondays 7.30 – 9.00 pm07912 349715 Email: Allyson.bales@sja.org.uk
StopForLife and Best-You mobile app  Help and support to stop smoking; Other lifestyle coach and tracking app    Free service        Email: stopforlife.devon@nhs.net Helpline 0800 123 3866 Best-You: a digital companion to support self-care https://stopforlifedevon.org/
Stroke Peer Support Group (Okehampton)Help and support10.30 am Thursday 15 February and 10.30 am Thursday 21 March in Pavilion in the Park EX20 1GE Lisa at lisa@westdevoncvs.org.uk 07842 018988
Talkworks (formerly Depression Anxiety Service)  NHS Talking Therapy Service Improving mental and physical wellbeing0300 555 3344 (text based therapy) available 6am-11pm, 7 days a week. https://www.talkworks.dpt.nhs.uk
Together Drugs and Alcohol Services (at Ockment Centre for appointments on Wednesdays)  Addiction advice, information and support0800 233 5444 option 2 https://www.edp.org.uk/together-drug-alcohol-service/
Town and Country Ladies (at Ockment Centre)Social group2- 5 pm 3rd Monday of month 01837 53476        Email: jeanallin@hotmail.co.uk
Ubuntu Counselling Service    Multi cultural counselling for those from BAME groups in Devon01392 201572 and 01392 848741 info@ubuntucounsellingservices.org.uk http://ubuntucounsellingservices.org.uk
Victim Support            Free confidential listening support, respect and practical help for those affected by crime  0808 168 9111 (24/7 Support line for Devon & Cornwall) 0300 303 0554  (SW) Victim Care Network: 01392 475900 https://www.victimsupport.org.uk/resources/devon-and-cornwall
Wellbeing Café Drop-In (at 14 St. James Street, Okehampton)  A listening ear Sign-posting Support & Advice Free resources Free refreshments Access to therapeutic activitiesMondays 5 – 7 pm    07455 156423 Email: wellbeingcafe@my-way.org.uk On Facebook 5 – 7 pm 1st and 2nd Monday of month: for men only.
Wellbeing Walks Okehampton (Ramblers)  Tues mornings for short, easy walks; Wed mornings for longer, more demanding walksTo book, ring Chris Baines 07917 795072    
Wellmoor  Strength and Balance classes in Okehampton for those over 65.To book, ring Katie on 01647 440775 or email katie@wellmoor.org.uk or contact your GP
Wren Music    “Singing for Wellness” for anyone living with a respiratory conditionThurs 2 – 4 pm at Pavilion in the Park, Okehampton No singing experience necessary 01837 53754           info@wrenmusic.co.uk https://www.wren.music.co.uk
Zero Suicide Alliance    Free training to help prevent suicideIncludes special modules for university students and military veterans; large resource library Contact via website https://www.zerosuicidealliance.com/
CHURCHES and FAITH GROUPS
Christians Together Okehampton      Contact via St. Boniface website:   https://stbonifaceokehampton.com
Baptist Church  Faith events01837 55829 Email: cliffgraemejackson@gmail.com https://www.okehamptonbaptistchurch.co.uk  
Inspiration Church (Church of the Nations)  Faith events07771 933718 Email: mike.davies@inspirationcotn.org https://www.inspirationcotn.org
Methodist & United Reformed Church (West Devon Circuit)Services, prayer and study groups in local area including at Fairplace Churchhttps://www.westdevonmethodists.org.uk/  
New Life Church      Life groups, Christians Against Poverty, Alpha07484 113523   nlcokehampton@aol.co.uk https://www.newlifeokehampton.org.uk/
Parish Church (All Saints Church & St. James Chapel – part of Northmoor Team Ministry)  Faith events, social activities01837 659297 https://northmoorteam.org.uk/all-saints-2/
St. Boniface Catholic Church    Mass, talks and wellbeing events      01837 52229 Email: info@stbonifaceokehampton.com https://stbonifacechurch.co.uk/
Quakers (at Ockment Centre)Sunday meetings 10.30 am – 12 noon01837 55805 07960 038608 Email: okehamptonquakers@gmail.com https://www.quaker.org.uk/
EDUCATION AND SKILLS
Devonshire Association (West Devon branch)Talks, excursions and study relating to Devon07742 148 865 registrar@devonassoc.org.uk https://devonassoc.org.uk/
Learn Devon    Adult learning, including on Maths and English, employment and digital skills, art and wellbeing  0345 155 1014 learndevon@devon.gov.uk https://www.learndevon.co.uk/
Read Easy Okehampton  Helping adults learn to read01837 54804 07854 301626 Email: helpingpeopletoread@gmail.com
U3A (University of Third Age) (at Ockment Centre)Helping you keep your brain in gear. Last Thursday of month01837 54391 Email: sheilajohnson948@btinternet.com
VOLUNTEERING
Devon ConnectFree online community platform for volunteering roles, events, campaigns and service listingsSign up and feel the benefit! https://devonconnect.org/

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that all details included are correct, West Devon CVS does not accept legal responsibility for the accuracy of any information quoted. Reference to any products, services, hypertext link to third parties or other information does not constitute or imply its endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation by West Devon CVS. If you have any queries, please email info@westdevoncvs.org.uk.

HEALTH

Okehampton HospitalRange of services and clinics01837 658000 https://www.nhs.uk/services/hospital/okehampton-community-hospital/X2190
Okehampton Medical CentreGeneral Practice & Minor Injuries Unit01837 52233 https://www.okehamptonmedicalcentre.co.uk/
Alzheimer’s Society    Helpline offering advice and support0333 150 3456 https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/
Asthma and British Lung UKHelp and supportHelpline 0300 222 5800 https://www.asthmaandlung.org.uk/  
BeatSupport for those with eating disorders0808 801 0677 (Helpline) https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/
British Heart FoundationHelp and supportOnline chat Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm
Chat online now Email: heretohelp@bhf.org.uk Call: 0300 330 3322 Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm.
Textphone: 1800 1030 0330 3322 https://www.bhf.org.uk/  
Care Direct (DCC service for adult social care)Information and support0345 155 1007 Mon-Fri 8 am – 8 pm; Sat 9 am – 1 pm Email: csc.caredirect@devon.gov.uk
Diabetes UKHelpline for people affected by diabetes0345 123 2399 https://www.diabetes.org.uk/
Dental helplineInformation and support helpline0845 0020034
Devon CarersCarer’s support03456 434435    To register with Devon Carers and to access Peer Support, go to: https://devoncarers.org.uk/register-for-support/ info@devoncarers.org.uk https://devoncarers.org.uk/
Devon in Sight    Sight loss supportHelpline 01392 876666 (Mon to Fri 10 am – 2 pm) https://devoninsight.org.uk/
Devon Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse Services  Help, information and support; also self-help for victims and survivorsHelpline 01392 204174 (6 – 9 pm Mon, Wed, Fri) support@devonrapecrisis.org.uk https://rapecrisis.org.uk/
Devon Sensory Outreach ServiceHelp and support for the deafblind0345 155 1007 https://www.devon.gov.uk/care-and-health/disabilities/physical-sensory/sensory-disability-services/sensory-outreach-service-west-devon-outreach/
Every Mind MattersHelp to maintain mental and emotional healthhttps://www.nhs.uk/every-mind-matters/
Force Cancer CharityInformation and supportMain centre at RD&E Hospital Exeter; 9.45 am – 4 pm at Okehampton Hospital; no appointment needed.  01392 406151 support@forcecancercharity.co.uk https://forcecancercharity.co.uk/
Marie Curie Devon    Support for those with terminal illness0800 090 2309 https://www.mariecurie.org.uk/  
Oral Health Foundation    Information and advice01788 546365 (9am-5pm, Mon-Fri) https://www.dentalhealth.org/Pages/Category/all-oral-health-information
PALS (Patient Advice & Liaison Service)For complaints, concerns and compliments01392 675686 dpt.pals@nhs.net https://www.nhs.uk/nhs-services/hospitals/what-is-pals-patient-advice-and-liaison-service/
Parkinson’s UK  Information and support0808 800 0303 https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/
RNID (formerly Action on Hearing Loss)  Hearing loss support0808 808 0123 (Helpline) 0808 808 900 (Textline) Email: rose.newcombe@rnid.org.uk or information@rnid.org.uk https://rnid.org.uk/
StopForLifeHelp and support to stop smokingFree service Email: stopforlife.devon@nhs.net Helpline 0800 123 3866
Stroke Association  Advice and support0303 3033 100 helpline@stroke.org.uk https://www.stroke.org/
Time to Talk (Living Options Devon)Help & support for those with long term health conditions, disability or deafness01392 459 222 SMS: 07856 426 940 info@livingoptions.org https://www.livingoptions.org/projects/time-to-talk/    
Together Drug & Alcohol Services (EDP)Advice, information & support on  addiction0800 233 5444 https://www.edp.org.uk/about-us/  

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that all details included are correct, West Devon CVS does not accept legal responsibility for the accuracy of any information quoted. Reference to any products, services, hypertext link to third parties or other information does not constitute or imply its endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation by West Devon CVS. If you have any queries, please email info@westdevoncvs.org.uk.

FAMILIES

PARENTING
Community Links SW CICFamily support, counselling, parenting. Befriending and social isolation07808 523111 info@communitylinks-sw.co.uk https://www.communitylinks-sw.co.uk/
Devon Safeguarding Children Partnership (Devon SCP)Wide range of support
Early Help assessments
Helpline 0345 155 1015
https://www.devonscp.org.uk
Devon Family Resource (part of Exeter Community Initiatives)  Listening advice line offering  guidance for families and their relationships01392 205800 familyresource@eci.org.uk https://familyresource.eci.org.uk/    
Happy Maps  Mental health resources for parents, carers, children and young people of all ageshttps://happymaps.co.uk/
Home-Start S. & W. Devon      Parent support for struggling families with at least 1 child under 18  07307 873163 homestart.shpt@gmail.com https://homestart-southandwestdevon.org.uk/
La Leche League (at Ockment Centre)              Breastfeeding support group 9.30 – 11.30 am 2nd Wednesday of month      07960 038608 Email: Barbara.childs.@btinternet.com              
My Happy Mind            Help for families, schools and nurseries to develop mental health and resilience in children  Includes parent’s app. https://myhappymind.org  
Okehampton Primary School Community Hub (at Glendale Road)Stay and Play Coffee morning8.45am-10.30am Mondays with baby corner, toys, craft and sensory activities, breakfast, tea, coffee Free; all welcome; no need to book. 01837 52866
Parent ProgressionSupport for parents with children under 8 to access training/volunteering and work.  01392 205800   enquiriesppt@eci.org.uk   https://parentprogression.eci.org.uk/
Parenting SolutionsSupport and parenting programmes to families in need07463 969245 https://www.parentingsolutions.co.uk/ Contact via website
West Devon Children’s Centre      Parenting support from birth to 8 yrs01822 614210 westdevonchildrenscentre@actionforchildren.org.uk https://www.actionforchildren.org.uk/how-we-can-help/our-local-services/find-our-services-near-you/west-devon/
Youth Mental Health Foundation    Supporting families of children who are struggling with their mental health; free online coursesContact Joel Sutton on 07588 792 474 ParentSupport@YouthMentalHealthFoundation.org https://www.youthmentalhealthfoundation.org/
https://www.youthmentalhealthfoundation.org/onlinecourse
Young Minds  (for Parents)  Helpline for concerned parents0808 802 5544  
CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES
New Life ChurchChildren’s and young people’s activities  07484 113523 https://www.newlifeokehampton.org.uk/
OCRA    Sporting and arts activities for all ages01837 318010 admin@ocrasport.org.uk https://ocrasport.org.uk/
Okehampton Library        Range of children’s and family activities01837 52805 okehampton.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk https://www.devonlibraries.org.uk/web/arena/
Okehampton Make Lunch Club (at Lower Hall, Baptist Church, Okehampton)  Free school holiday club for Primary School children (all are welcome, but a parent or guardian is required to stay), with games, craft, food preparation; lunch included. Lower Hall, Okehampton Baptist Church  Jo Morgan   07410 968112 Wednesdays in school holidays including half term holidays   Email: okemakelunchclub@gmail.com   https://www.okehamptonbaptistchurch.co.uk/    
Ockment CentreRange of activities e.g.  drama, tots play01837 53276 contact@ockmentcentre.org https://www.ockmentcentre.org/
Parish Church (All Saints & St. James Chapel)    Children’s activities01837 659297 www.northmoorteam.org.uk  
Wren MusicFree music sessions for 0-5 years at The Ockment Centre, Mondays 10.00 – 11.00am.01837 53754 info@wrenmusic.co.uk https://www.wrenmusic.co.uk/what-we-do/under-5s-music-making
CARERS
Devon Carers (Young Carers)Support, information and advice for carers under 1803456 434 435 info@devoncarers.org.uk https://devoncarers.org.uk/
GENERAL HELP AND ADVICE
Childline        Helpline for under 19’s0800 1111
Coroners Court Support Service    Support for bereaved families and other witnesses attending an inquest0300 111 2140 info@ccsupport.org.uk https://coronerscourtssupportservice.org.uk/  
FearLess (formerly Splitz Support Service)Help, support, and counselling for those affected by  domestic abuse0345 155 1074 (landline call rate)   admin.devon@fear-less.org.uk https://www.fear-less.org.uk/
NSPCCTo report possible child abuse0808 800 5000
Tor Support ServicesFree counselling service for young people aged 5-2501837 53668 07886 444263 (Text) office@torsupportservices.org.uk https://torsupport.org.uk/

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YOUNG PEOPLE

Barnardos      Range of resources supporting young people’s mental health & wellbeing  Working with schools and family hubs (and CAMHS in some areas) 0800 008 7005 https://www.barnardos.org.uk/      
Bright Futures UpbeatSupporting young carers aged 18-2401237 420141 brightfutures@carewise.org.uk https://www.brightfuturesdevon.co.uk/
CAMHSChildren & Adolescent Mental Health Services 0330 0245 321 cfhd.devonspa@nhs.net https://www.youngminds.org.uk/young-person/your-guide-to-support/guide-to-camhs/
Childline  Helpline for Under 19’s0800 1111
Community Links SW CICMusic Centre07808 523111 info@communitylinks-sw.co.uk
https://www.communitylinks-sw.co.uk
Devon Young CarersSupporting carers aged 5 – 1803456 434 435 info@devoncarers.org.uk https://devoncarers.org.uk/
Kooth    Counselling via website chathttps://www.kooth.com/
Red Spider Youth Theatre (at Lewdown Victory Hall)    For ages 9-16 offering opportunities to develop creative skills, confidence and stage experience2-3.30 pm on 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturdays Plus performance  workshop weekends and social events RSYTheatre@gmail.com 07423 705088 On Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/243941119128500
Tellmi app  A safe anonymous app where you can talk about absolutely anythinginfo@tellmi.help   https://www.tellmi.help/  
Okehampton Street PastorsCare of young people in streets at nightOn patrol in local area Fridays and Saturdays 10 pm- 3 am   https://streetpastors.org/locations/okehampton/
Proud2BeOnline LGBTQ+ Youth group01803 362083 hello@proud2be.co.uk https://www.proud2be.org.uk/
Room 13 (DYS Space)    Support, help, activities for ages 11-1901837 657601 Online chat, drop in sessions https://www.spaceyouthservices.org/find-a-space/okehampton
SanelineMental Health support for under 16s0300 304 7000 (4 – 10 pm every day of the year) Email: support@sane.org.uk https://www.sane.org.uk/
Shout    Mental health supportText Shout to 85258
Significant SeamsHoliday activity and  food programmeCreative activities using textiles and craft for support and wellbeing for 11-16 year olds at EcoHub https://bit.ly/sigseamsyouthprogramme.
SNAP (in Simmons Park)Fun activities for those with special needs01837 659990 snap.okey@gmail.com https://ocrasport.org.uk/get-involved/snap/
Tor Support Services  Free, confidential counselling for ages 5-2507886 444263 coordinators@torsupportservices.org.uk  https://torsupport.org.uk/
Wellbeing Café (14 St. James Street, Okehampton)Free hot food and free first drink, free Wifi, space to chill with your friends.  Teen’s Space Wed 3.15 – 5 pm  
Email: wellbeingcafe@my-way.org.uk 07455 156423
Wheels 2 Work Southwest    Help to access work and training07970 480807 https://www.wheels2worksouthwest.org/
Wren Music (“where every voice is heard”)Devon Youth EnsembleNo experience necessary, no auditions for developing love of folk music; for young people aged 13-18 years 01837 53754 info@wrenmusic.co.uk https://www.wrenmusic.co.uk  
Young DevonChanging the odds in favour of young people01752 691511 info@youngdevon.org https://www.youngdevon.org/
Young Minds      Supporting young people’s mental health0808 802 5544 For Young Minds Crisis Messenger, text YM to 85258
Youth Mental Health Foundation    Supporting families of children who self-harmContact Joel Sutton on 07588 792 474 Email: ParentSupport@YouthMentalHealthFoundation.org 

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TRANSPORT

Public bus operators and their services – due to frequent changes and revisions of services, the full details are not printed here. N.B. Government cap of £2 on bus fares now extended until the end of October 2023; then at £2.50 until 30 November 2024.

Travel Devon timetables – for timetables covering all current West Devon services, including a map of routes, please go to Okehampton Library, Ockment Centre and Museum of Dartmoor Life, or visit https://www.traveldevon.info/        

Okehampton District Community Transport Group

01837 55000 (office hours 8.30 am – 4 pm)

Email: manager@odctg@btinternet.com           https://odctg.co.uk/

A community led service providing transport for the local people in Okehampton and the surrounding area, especially for those who find it difficult to use public conventional transport, the elderly and those who are rurally isolated.

Ring & Ride Buses – a scheduled service from your home

Community Car Service – a car service for individual journeys

Community Bus Trips – organised days out by bus

Dartmoor Line (Network Rail)

Dartmoor Line from Okehampton to Exeter, providing a regular, daily passenger rail service between Okehampton and Exeter, and stopping at Crediton, Newton St Cyres, Exeter St Davids and Exeter Central.

For more information and timetables, visit https://dartmoorline.com or go to https://www.gwr.com/ or use their app or visit a station.

Taxis (various companies)

Taxi rank next to Co-op during the day; in Fore Street during the evening.

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INFORMATION, HELP AND GUIDANCE ON LIVING COSTS

MONEY, DEBT & BENEFITS ADVICE(collated by Navigate Charity, part of the Wis£rmoney Partnership)
The Wis£rmoney partnership. Free, confidential money and debt advice in rural Torridge and West Devon for those that cannot access mainstream advice services.    Online referral by agency or individual:         https://www.navigatecharity.org.uk Email: wisermoney@navigatecharity.org.uk            Tel: 01823 299050    8.30am to 4.30pm        Mon to Fri        Offering home visits and phone support. Funded by the National Lottery’s Community Fund. Also run money and budgeting courses called ‘Navigate the Money Maze’.
AGE UK Help and advice for older peoplehttps://www.ageuk.org.uk/ Enquiry form online 0800 055 6112 8am-7pm
Benefit and grant calculator https://www.turn2us.org.uk/
Citizen’s Advice  Free and confidential advice and information regarding benefits applications, disability applications, money, debt and consumer plus free budgeting advice for those on Universal Credit.   Okehampton: Ockment Centre, EX20 1AR.   Tavistock: Abbey Surgery, Plymouth Rd, PL19 8BU.       Help to claim Universal Credit           Citizens Advice can provide initial assessment and guidance for Universal Credit claims at their local offices (see above) during opening hours.   https://ruraldevoncab.org.uk/ Tel: 0808 27 87 999   9-5pm Mon to Fri telephone service at both offices Email advice service Okehampton Drop in: Tues, Wed, Thurs 10-3pm Tavistock Drop in: Mon, Fri 10-3pm https://www.cabdevon.org.uk/advice https://ruraldevoncab.org.uk/our-services/     https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/helptoclaim/#h-our-help-to-claim-service                                                    Helpline: Tel: 0800 144 8444 Advisers are available 8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday.     
DATA offering free debt advice to people living in Tavistock and the surrounding areas through home visits and phone support. Supported by Tavistock Area Christians Together.  www.datavistock.org.uk                                                    Email: enquiry@datavistock.org.uk    07955 728721
Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue  To register yourself or refer someone for a free Home Safety Visit go to the online form, email firekills@dsfire.gov.uk or call 0800 0502999. To complete an online home safety check yourself, go to: What safety advice are you looking for? | Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service (dsfire.gov.uk) https://www.dsfire.gov.uk/  
Devon County Council          For details of all support, please see:   Household Support FundFree School Meals and Free School Meals Holiday Voucher scheme and The Holiday Activity and Food Programme Or visit https://www.devon.gov.uk/cost-of-living/  
The Farming Community Network supports farmers and families through difficult times. Helpline: 03000 111 999  General: 01788 510866 https://fcn.org.uk/              Email: help@fcn.org.uk
Government                                                          Help with applying for Attendance Allowance                  Help with applying for Pension Credit new claim     Help with applying for Universal Credit Personal Independence Payment   new claim                  If you do not have help and are vulnerable you can ask for the DWP Visiting Team to visit you at home. https://www.gov.uk/                                                                          Attendance Allowance help line 0800 731 0122      Pension Service help line 0800 7317898   Universal Credit 0800 328 5644           PIP 0800 917 2222         
Help to Save is a type of savings account.It allows those entitled to Working Tax Credit and receiving Child Tax Credit or receiving Universal Credit and your household earned £617.73 or more from paid work in your last monthly assessment period. The saving account offers a 50p bonus for every £1 saved over 4 years.  https://www.gov.uk/gethelpsavingslowincome   Follow link above for more information and to apply. Help to Save is backed by the government so all savings in the scheme are secure.
Housing information about how your Local Authority can help if you are in housing crisis. https://www.westdevon.gov.uk/Housingadvice Tel: 01822 813600
Independent Age Help and advice for older people offering impartial advice and information, including free guides you can order and are posted to you free of charge. Campaigns for better and fairer services for older people.    https://www.independentage.org/ Free advice line 0800 319 6789    Mon – Fri 9-4.30pm  (by appt)                                        Email: advice@independentage.org
Learn Devon (Tavistock and Okehampton)      Offering financial support workshops for people to share concerns and tips and get advice about financial matters. Free online Maths/English/Employability courses. https://www.learndevon.co.uk/ Tel: 07812 511799 and 07583 044520
Okehampton Work Club (at Ockment Centre)   DWP Job Centre  (at Ockment Centre)  Offering help to find work. Wednesdays and Fridays 9.30 am – 12.30 pm Email: ockmentworkclub@gmail.com   Running courses on employment Wednesdays 9 am- 4 pm           c/o Ockment Centre 01837 53276
Macmillan free and confidential advice for individuals and families who are affected by cancer and other life limiting conditions on their benefit entitlements.National Macmillan Support Line                              0808 808 00 00  or email via website Open every day, 8am – 8pm    https://www.macmillan.org.uk/cancer-information-and-support/get-help/financial-and-work/welfare-rights-advice
Money Helper is an amalgamation of services from the government provides free advice and help with pensions and retirement  https://www.moneyhelper.org.uk/en/pensions-and-retirement?source=tpas# Tel: 0800 011 3797 Mon-Fri 9-5pm    
Moneyhelper resource to locate reputable debt  adviceUse our debt advice locator | MoneyHelper
National Debt Line offering information and advice    https://www.nationaldebtline.org/ 0808 808 4000      
National Energy Action (NEA)  Fuel poverty charity working to make everyone warm and safe at home. Advice and support to those struggling to cope with rising energy bills. Energy advice: 0800 304 7159 Benefits advice: 0800 138 8218   Webchat available weekdays 1-4pm  https://www.nea.org.uk
National Gambling Helpline Offering private and secure support for gambling addiction  0808 8020 1333 (24 hrs a day) Live chat one-to-one with an advisor https://www.gamcare.org.uk
Perennial Advice & Support  For those individuals and families working or have worked in the horticulture industry. Help and wellbeing advice as well as financial advice.Call free of charge and in complete confidence: 0800 093 8543 (Mon-Fri 9.30 am – 4pm)  https://perennial.org.uk/  Email: info@perrenial.org.uk
Quids 4 Kids (CAB Devon) offers help to families in  Devon with a child who has special needs, a long term illness or disability, with benefit ,tax credit claims & appeals. Also young people aged 16-21 with a special need or a disability.  Tel: 0300 5000 404   https://www.cabdevon.org.uk/quids-for-kids/
RABI (Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution) Offers help, advice & grants for individuals linked to farming. https://rabi.org.uk/ Email: info@rabi.org.uk Tel: 0808 2819490    
Royal British Legion and SSAFA offer help, advice & grants to members of the armed services, veterans, reservists and their families. https://www.britishlegion.org.uk   online chat or 0808 802 8080 All week 8-8pm https://www.ssafa.org.uk/ email via website or ring 0800 260 6767
Report a Loan Shark National team with 24hr phone line, email and online chat.https://www.gov.uk/report-loan-shark https://www.stoploansharks.co.uk/ Tel: 0300 555 2222 or text 07860 022116
Report a scam or cyber fraud Phone or visit the action fraud web site or contact Citizen’s advice.https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/    03001232040 https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/scamsaction/ 0808 223 1133    Mon to Friday 8am to 6pm
Stepchange debt charity offering debt advice online or over the telephone https://www.stepchange.org/    0800 138 1111  Mon-Fri 8-8pm Sat 9-2pm
South West Water (SWW) provides help with dealing with water debts.  A lower water tariff named WaterSure Tariff for those using more water because of a medical condition or have three or more children under 19. WaterCare  for those on a low income and receiving a means tested benefit. SWW advisors that can visit customers in their own home who would find completing the application forms difficult to advise on applying a lower tariff.https://www.southwestwater.co.uk/ South West Water Tel: 0344 346 1010 To be eligible for help you will have to have a water meter or have one fitted. This is free. If you can’t have a water meter fitted ask about an assessed charge. Email:  watercareteam@southwestwater.co.uk  Tel: 0344 346 1010
TASS (Tavistock Area Support Services) offering services to people 55 years.Including services related to community transport, befriending, outreach visits, advice, info & form filling; offer of small grants related to travel and medical or other equipment   https://tasstavistock.org.uk/  Online enquiry form Tel: 01822 616958        
Tamar Energy Community offering a free home energy check and advice on improving your insulation and heating.Tel: 0800 233 5414                                                   hello@tamarenergycommunity.com https://tamarenergycommunity.com/  
West Devon Borough CouncilFor wide range of help and support with cost of living, go to: https://www.westdevon.gov.uk/support-directory Household Support Fund available for slow cookers, electric driers etc. with support of Tamar Energy Community. https://www.westdevon.gov.uk/household-support-fund
FOODBANKS, repairs                                                                              (collated by West Devon CVS)
Bere Peninsula Foodbank delivering food parcels to households on low incomes and in crisis in the Bere Peninsular   Also includes a school uniform bank for new and good quality used school uniform items free of charge.  Operating times Monday – Thursday Ring or text 07927 220209 Email: bpfb@gmail.com Or ring Rev Nick Law on 01822 840229 or by Personal Messaging via the ‘Bere Alston and Peninsula General info’ FACEBOOK page  
Buckland Chapel Food Hub  A warm welcome and selection of food essentials. 10 am – 11 am Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. 01822 853078 Email: bucklandchapeltrust@gmail.com https://www.bucklandchapeltrust.org
Chagford Eco-pantry and foodbank      Operating at back of St. Michael the Archangel Church and in reception area of the Primary School. 01647 432265 Email Rev. Paul Seaton-Burn at whiddonparishes@hotmail.com
Devon County Council – free supermarket school meal vouchers for those eligible during school holidays.  Application online through Citizen’s Portal or paper form can be sent out if you call the number here. Help is also available for people without recourse to public funds if their income is under £22, 700 pa.   For those eligible who have not yet received their vouchers, email freeschoolmeals@devon.gov.uk or call DCC’s education helpline on 0345 155 1019.  For those whose income has recently reduced or stopped, please apply via DCC’s Devon Citizens Portal to check eligibility or ring 0345 155 1019
Horrabridge and Yelverton local soup runs (via Horrabridge Love your Neighbour and Dartmoor Bakery’s Pay it Forward scheme)   Horrabridge Repair Shop  Deliveries of meals of hot soup and fresh rolls to those in need. Contact Ali Mansfield at ali@tmc.me.uk or at horrabridgelyn@gmail.com.         Repair Café, 10.30 am – 12.30 am 3rd Saturday of month in Village Hall, with refreshments. Contact Ali Mansfield at ali@tmc.me.uk or at horrabridgelyn@gmail.com.  
North Tawton Merry Go Round Shop Communityfridge and larder; pre-loved children’s clothing and more

North Tawton Repair Cafe
Open to all.  Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm   Sat 10am – 1pm 01837 82521         Email: mgrcvcic@gmail.com  https://www.merrygoroundonline.co.uk/
 

10 am- 12.30 pm 2nd Saturday of month at Community Centre, Barton Street, with refreshments. Open to all.
Email: NTRepaircafe@gmail.com
Okehampton Foodbank offering food packs to local people in and around Okehampton. Food can only be accessed with a valid foodbank voucher issued by a local agency e.g.  Citizens’ Advice, DCC, social worker or health visitor.  Open 10 am – 12 noon Fridays. Email: contact@okehamptonfoodbank.co.uk  http://okehamptonfoodbank.co.uk  Facebook page  07483 877378 (monitored Wed – Fri)
Okehampton Community Fridge (in Ockment Community Centre foyer)Self-service of food items including some fresh food. Please take what you can use. Available 9 am – 5 pm Monday – Friday. 
Okehampton Community Kitchen (East Street, Okehampton) and The Hidden Café at Ecohub, 1 Courtenay Road, OkehamptonOkehampton Community Kitchen on Facebook       Social space to sell, swap and share produce        07806 770926  
Princetown Food Hub (run by Feeding Devon)Fill a bag of food for £5 per week (or £10 for 2 bags for families) at Methodist Chapel Hall, Wednesdays 11am-12pm. All welcome, free hot drinks and snacks available. 07880 870 239 Email: princetownfeedingdevon@gmail.com. On Facebook.
Tavistock Community Fridge (in Tavistock Library foyer)Self-service of up to 5 food items or portions, including some fresh food. During Library’s opening hours, included special winter afternoon opening.
Tavistock Foodbank offering emergency food packs to local people in and around the Tavistock area. Food can only be accessed with a valid foodbank voucher issued by a local agency.  Tel: 07941 436149 Email: info@tavistock.foodbank.org.uk  https://tavistock.foodbank.org.uk/ Facebook page
Tavistock Food Hub  (a partnership between Feeding Devon and Redeeming Our Communities)Wednesday mornings 11 am – 12.30 pm at Kings Church, Pixon Lane. A bag full of all kinds of surplus food can be bought for a donation of £5. Everyone is welcome. Free café available for a friendly cup of coffee and a chat. On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tavistockfoodhub
(Tavistock) Devon and Cornwall Food Action with Red & Black Club and Tavi HelpsFood boxes (enough to feed a small family for 1 week for £17) – collect from Red & Black Club, Wed and Sat 11 am-12 noon; these can be delivered. Saturday Surplus Foodstore – fill a carrier bag with food for £5, 11 am – 12 noon at the Red & Black Club. Contact Graham Parker at graham.parker@dcfa.org.uk or ring 07545 075942
WARM AND WELCOMING SPACES                                                                              (collated by West Devon CVS)
Belstone Community Cafe        Café and drop in, in Village Hall 10 am – 12 noon Thursdays           01837 840549   Find on https://belstonevillage.net/  
Bridestowe          Coffee and Cake 10 am-12 noon Tuesdays and Thursdays at The Ark Contact Jennifer Thorne at j.thorne2013@btinternet.com or ring 01837 861592 Bacon Baps last Saturday of month in Village Hall Contact Alison Young on 01837 861157  
Chagford Coffee Club       The Chagford List2 – 4 pm Thursdays at The Three Crowns Good coffee and good conversation Email Rebecca.beesley1@nhs.net   Range of local information at https://www.chagfordlist.org/  
Exbourne & Jacobstowe      The Burrow Community Shop & Café Mon – Fri 8.30 am – 4.30 pm; Sat 9 am – 1 pm 01837 851928    Email: shop@theundergroundshop.co.uk
Hatherleigh Thursday Club (at Hatherleigh Community Centre)    Drop in for older residents 2 – 4 pm Thursdays with varied social activities and refreshments. £2 per session. Ring Deb on 07952 989549    
Hope Cottage Café (Bere Alston)  Warm and welcoming; fairly traded drinks and snacks including (nearly world famous) paninis; disabled access throughout; children’s games and books available as well as internet. Open 10 am – 12 noon Mon, Wed, Fri and Sat
Horrabridge Community Cafe        Community Café, 9am – 11.30 am Tuesdays at the London Inn Email: horrabridgelyn@gmail.com    
Immersion in the Community CIC (in Okehampton Arcade)        Virtual Reality Centre with range of games and virtual escape rooms. Offering welcoming space. Mon-Fri 3-9pm, Sat 11am-8pm, Sun 11am-7pm Email: immersionokehampton@gmail.com https://www.immersionokehampton.co.uk/ On Facebook.  
Jen’s Café, 9 The Square, North Tawton      Friendly welcoming space with food available all day with locally sourced ingredients including free hot meals; displays of local art pieces. 01837  880366   Email: JensCafeNT@gmail.com  
Kings Church, Pixon Lane, Tavistock    Free welcoming space, Wednesdays 11 – 12.30 with the Food Hub.    
North Tawton Merry Go Round Shop    Free welcoming space with free WiFi open to all. 10am – 5pm Monday to Friday, 10am – 1pm Saturdays Free hot drinks, toys, puzzles and books available to use while you are there. 01837 82521       Email: mgrcvcic@gmail.com https://www.merrygoroundonline.co.uk/
Okehampton Library        Okehampton Library offers spaces to make the most of the Library’s full and varied services and activities for all ages; also serves as point of useful information. Refreshments available.        01837 52805 www.devonlibraries.org.uk/web/arena/okehamptonlibrary   
Tavistock Area Support Services (TASS) – Community Cafe        Community Café open with hot drinks and snacks in a warm and welcoming space 10 am – 2 pm Tuesdays – Fridays, and on Saturday 9th, 16th and 23rd December leading up to Christmas.
Tavistock LibraryThe “Libraries for Life” campaign offers welcoming spaces to make the most of the Library’s full and varied services and activities for all ages; also serves as point of useful information. 01822 612218 Email: tavistock.library@librariesunlimited.org.uk https://www.librariesunlimited.org.uk/  
Tavistock United Reformed ChurchWelcoming space at the Lower Deck Café, Fridays 10 am – 2 pm 07982 622949

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that all details included are correct, West Devon CVS does not accept legal responsibility for the accuracy of any information quoted. Reference to any products, services, hypertext link to third parties or other information does not constitute or imply its endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation by West Devon CVS. If you have any queries, please email info@westdevoncvs.org.uk