Talking to someone about how I feel support and help in Devon and Cornwall

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  • Womens Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre (Cornwall)

    Womens Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre (Cornwall)

    Rape & Sexual Abuse Helpline
    WRSAC's Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Service runs a Helpline and Outreach Service (this service covers East, Mid and North Cornwall) for victims and survivors of rape, sexual assault, incest, childhood sexual abuse and sexual exploitation. The Rape and Sexual Abuse Helpline is live Monday to Thursday 10 – 1pm and Monday evening from 7.30 – 10pm. At these times calls are answered by our specialist support workers. At other times we have a 24-hour answer-phone service.

    Specialist Sexual Violence Counsellors
    Specialist Sexual Violence Counsellors provide and co-ordinate sexual violence counselling, support and advocacy for women and teenage girls who have experienced sexual violence of any kind and who also have complex problems and needs arising from the long term effects of this violence. These issues can and often do include mental health problems, drugs and alcohol misuse, eating disorders and other self-harm etc. The project also works with survivors who have learning disabilities.

    The Women’s Domestic Violence Support Network (WDVSN)
    (WDVSN) delivers a Helpline and Outreach service.The Helpline currently runs on Monday evenings from 7.30pm - 10pm and Thursdays 10am – 1pm. At these times calls are answered by our specialist support workers. When the lines are not live we have a 24-hour answer-phone service. Our service is free, friendly and confidential and may involve talking over the phone or arranging to meet in a place where women feel safe and comfortable.

    Victim Care Devon and Cornwall accredited member

    Call: 01208 77099

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  • Stop Abuse For Everyone (SAFE)

    Stop Abuse For Everyone (SAFE)

    Do you want to talk about what home is like?
    Domestic violence has a huge impact on the wellbeing of all those living within an abusive household. If you want to talk through how you feel about what you are experiening, contact us.

    Victim Care Devon and Cornwall accredited member

    Call: 03030 300112

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  • Veterans Peer Support

    Veterans Peer Support

    Peer to peer Outreach support
    By talking to a veteran or a veteran's family member it is recognised that 'speaking the same language' and 'having a shared experience' is key to helping people move on in their lives. All our trained outreach workers are former military personnel or have links to the military. our coffee drop ins allow people to relax in a safe environment and enjoy each other's company.

    Call: 07929 923457

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  • Alcohol Concern

    Alcohol Concern

    Taking the first step if drinking is a problem
    It takes courage to talk to someone else about any drinking concerns you have ,but do not worry. The first step to helping you control your drinking is by talking to others. We offer a directory of local services via our website that you can talk to in confidence.

    Call: 020 7566 9800

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  • Balloons


    Do you want to speak to someone about a bereavement - Exeter, mid and east Devon
    Balloons offers pre and post bereavement support to children, young people and young adults on a one-to-one basis. We also provide advice and support for families and professionals in Exeter, mid and east Devon.

    Victim Care Devon and Cornwall accredited member

    Call: 01392 826064

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  • Devon Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse Services

    Devon Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse Services

    Listening and Emotional Support
    We listen to women and believe them, help women to name the sexual violence they have survived and support them to make their own choices. We can simply listen to you or give you more active support to explore your feelings and options.

    Victim Care Devon and Cornwall accredited member

    Call: 01392 204174

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  • Intercom Trust

    Intercom Trust

    Counselling, Support and Helpline Services
    We offer a confidential helpline, which is freephone from a landline. We also offer one-to-one meetings with a support worker in a safe and secure place. We work with several counsellors who are knowledgable and experienced with LGBT issues, and we can signpost you to one of these.

    Counselling, Helpline and Support
    We provide confidential help, support and counselling for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and people affected by LGBT issues. We provide a confidential helpline.

    Victim Care Devon and Cornwall accredited member

    Call: 0800 612 3010

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  • WILD Young Parents Project

    WILD Young Parents Project

    Young parents support
    WILD groups and one-to-one work helps young mums and dads support each other, and talk about the issues you face. We can also help you find a professional to talk to about how you are feeling.

    Call: 01209 210077

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  • Cornwall Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre

    Cornwall Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre

    Counselling for Rape, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault,
    We see men, women, boys and girls (over 13). We run women's and men's groups

    Victim Care Devon and Cornwall accredited member

    Call: 01872 303038

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  • Hikmat Devon CIC

    Hikmat Devon CIC

    Talk to Someone (Black & Minority Ethnic Communities)
    Speak to one of our bilingual Mentors. Hikmat Devon, is a user-led co-operative supporting black and ethnic minority (bme) communities across Devon, working to promote integration, reduce isolation, whilst improving health and well-being outcomes. This is done through activity and interest groups, 1-1 mentoring, training, signposting, counselling, and person centred goal planning.

    Victim Care Devon and Cornwall accredited member

    Call: 01392 284263

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  • Victim Support

    Victim Support

    Talking to someone about how I feel
    Victim Support is here to help anyone affected by crime, not only victims, but their friends, family and any other people involved. Because we’re an independent charity, you can talk to us whether or not you reported the crime to the police. If you want, we can support you without the involvement of the criminal justice system, and we won’t contact them about you unless we feel someone is at risk. We are here just to support you.

    Victim Care Devon and Cornwall accredited member

    Call: 0300 303 0554

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  • Devon People First

    Devon People First

    Devon People First, we support people with learning disabilities on any issues that are important to them.
    If you need to talk to someone about how you feel Devon People First can help you. We are a group of people with learning disabilities who have shared experiences. We employ very experienced support staff who help us achieve our aims. We believe no issue is to big or to small, we believe all people with learning disabilities should have a voice about what is important to them.

    Victim Care Devon and Cornwall accredited member

    Call: 07702193487

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  • Plymouth and Devon Racial Equality Council

    Plymouth and Devon Racial Equality Council

    Talking to someone about how you feel
    PDREC offer a confidential and non-judgmental support service. If you need to talk or share your experiences we are happy to listen to you and, if appropriate, refer or signpost you to counselling services for further support.

    Victim Care Devon and Cornwall accredited member

    Call: 01752224555

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  • Young Devon

    Young Devon

    Would you like to talk to someone in confidence,
    Our counsellors work with Young People to explore their feelings and emotions. We also have a website which you may find a useful

    Victim Care Devon and Cornwall accredited member

    Call: 08082 810155

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    What is counselling and therapeutic support?
    Your counsellor or therapist will offer you a confidential, trusting and honest relationship, where you can talk about difficult feelings and experiences from the past. By focussing on emotions and feelings, the counsellor will help you to make sense of what has happened and recognise where you should not be accepting blame or shame. By building self esteem and confidence you will find it easier to move on and make the most of your future life.

    Victim Care Devon and Cornwall accredited member

    Call: 01872 540 366

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  • Plymouth and District MIND

    Plymouth and District MIND

    Talk to someone about how you are feeling
    We have support workers that you can talk to in a safe environment about your mental health issues. We can help you explore what sort of help you need and we can signpost you to other organisations if needed.

    Victim Care Devon and Cornwall accredited member

    Call: 01752 512280

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  • The Zone

    The Zone

    Would you like to talk to someone about how you are feeling?
    We offer free and confidential support on a one to one basis to young people aged 13 - 25. Our drop in is open Monday to Friday between 12pm - 5pm. There's no need to make an appointment.

    Victim Care Devon and Cornwall accredited member

    Call: 01752 206626

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  • The Zito Partnership

    The Zito Partnership

    Talking to someone about how I feel
    1:1 psychological support utilising a stepped approach for the lifetime of the client. This will involve emotional support and counselling.

    Victim Care Devon and Cornwall accredited member

    Call: 07518 146034

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  • Stop Hate UK

    Stop Hate UK

    Helpline Operators here to listen
    Our trained Helpline Operators will provide a source of confidential, independent and non judgmental conversation that discusses the issues being faced by service users and the options that may help them move on from hostility

    Victim Care Devon and Cornwall accredited member

    Call: 0800 138 1625

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  • Operation Emotion 2

    Operation Emotion 2

    Support groups
    We provide weekly support groups in the Plymouth travel to work area. We offer initial one to one support and signposting to local services. We also provide a telephone helpline where callers can speak confidentially about sexual abuse. We offer creative ways of tackling difficult issues using film and video. We also provide film productions services to help other voluntary organisations.

    Victim Care Devon and Cornwall accredited member

    Call: 07539 810096 / 07837321514

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  • First Light

    First Light

    Need to talk to someone about your experience(s) of domestic abuse/sexual violence?
    Twelves Company supports victims of domestic abuse in Cornwall. If you wish to discuss your current situation with a trained worker then call us on 0300 777 4 777 where a specialist trained worker will be able to listen and support you. If you have been sexually abused and you live in Plymouth please contact our office on 03458 121212 where we can let you know what support we can offer you.

    Victim Care Devon and Cornwall accredited member

    Call: 03458121212

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  • Safer Stronger Consortium

    Safer Stronger Consortium

    Would you like to talk to someone about how you feel about being a victim?
    In Cornwall SSC has a number of members who can offer a listening ear to help you cope and recover from the effects of crime these include; CASSPLUS, White Gold, BF Adventure, Zito Partnership, Remembering Our Roots and Konnect Cornwall. You can identify them by the Safer Stronger Logo. To be referred to them please contact the SSC Coordinator.

    Victim Care Devon and Cornwall accredited member

    Call: 07949 455 443

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  • Addaction


    Drugs or alcohol causing you problems?
    Addaction Cornwall and RISE in Devon provide a gateway to detox across the South West. YZUP in Cornwall also offers support to under 18s. We offer a free, confidential and non-judgmental service, open to all those who feel their alcohol/drug use is becoming a problem. Our service doesn’t just address drug and alcohol use, but offers education, training, employment and volunteering opportunities, peer support and support for family and friends. Visit or call 08451 302605

    Call: 08451 302605

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  • Samaritans


    If something's troubling you, then get in touch. We're here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
    Talk to us any time you like, in your own way, and off the record – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal.

    Call: 116 123 - this number is free to call

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  • Exeter Community Initiatives

    Exeter Community Initiatives

    Talk to someone you can trust
    Our family support workers and volunteer mentors are skilled in listening to your issues and working with you to address them.

    Call: 01392205800

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  • North Devon Sunrise

    North Devon Sunrise

    Are you from a Minority Ethnic Group, an asylum seeker, refugee or migrant worker living in North Devon or Torridge?
    North Devon Sunrise can support you if you would like to talk to someone about how you are feeling. We will listen to how you are feeling in a comfortable, confidential and non-judgemental environment. We can also provide information, advocacy and support you to access other services.

    Victim Care Devon and Cornwall accredited member

    Call: 01271 328915

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  • This is Abuse

    This is Abuse

    Have your say
    If you've got something you'd like to talk about regarding any kind of relationship abuse, you can Have Your Say on the message board where you can talk to a trained advisor. Have a read through the discussion boards, the chances are you'll be able to talk with someone who's gone through similar experiences to your own.

    Call: We are online only

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  • TheSiteorg


    Online guide to life for 16-25 year olds provides non-judgmental support and information on everything from sex and exam stress to debt and drugs. Chat about anything you like on our moderated discussion boards and live chat room. Got a question about friends, dating, love or family life? Ask one of our trained advisors. This service is free and totally confidential.

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  • Support and Care After Road Death and Injury   SCARD

    Support and Care After Road Death and Injury SCARD

    Counselling and support for those affected by road accidents
    SCARD provides emotional and practical support through a telephone help-line, support groups, personal support system and offering free counselling at our offices.

    Call: 0845 123 5542

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  • Counselling Directory

    Counselling Directory

    Connecting You With Professional Support
    The Counselling Directory provides a huge support network of counsellors, to enable you to find the nearest and most appropriate support for your needs. Looking for the right support can seem daunting, but the information provided by the Counselling Directory will guide you through the process in simple and manageable steps.

    Call: 0844 8030 240

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  • BF Adventure

    BF Adventure

    Someone to talk to?
    BF Adventure is more than just an outdoor activity centre, our team members are skilled in working with people from all backgrounds in developing personal reflection and confidence. At BF Adventure you can be sure that you will be listened to in an open and non-judgmental way and that if you require more specialist support we can help you to find the right service.

    Victim Care Devon and Cornwall accredited member

    Call: 01326 340912

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  • The Silver Line

    The Silver Line

    Information, friendship and advice for people in later life
    The Silver Line is the confidential, free helpline for older people across the UK open every day and night of the year. Our specially trained helpline staff: •Offer information, friendship and advice •Link callers to local groups and services •Offer regular befriending calls •Protect and support those who are suffering abuse and neglect

    Call: 0800 4 70 80 90

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  • Konnect Cornwall CIC

    Konnect Cornwall CIC

    We listen well because we care about you
    The effect of any type of crime on different victims can be dramatic and unexpected. Varying factors can influence this and no two crimes are the same especially in their impact upon the victims. At Konnect we use caring staff that have experience in these issues and we like to talk the experience through at the victims own pace. Additionally we can 'Konnect' you with additional be-spoke provision if identified as required. All of our contacts are subject to complete confidentiality.

    Call: 01736 339277

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  • Unseen

    Are you being exploited?
    Are you a victim of modern day slavery? If so, you can talk to the salvation army on 03003038151

    Call: Unavailable

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  • Living Options Devon

    Living Options Devon

    Devon Disability Network (DDN)
    The DDN supports people with Sensory and / or Physical Disabilities and Deaf people (using BSL) to share common issues and talk about how they feel. The DDN: Campaigns on issues that are important to those people and groups in the network; Raises issues with the appropriate authorities on behalf of disabled and Deaf residents and feeds back responses; Supports people who are housebound using social media, the internet and teleconferencing.

    Victim Care Devon and Cornwall accredited member

    Call: 01392 459222 or SMS: 07958 517919

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  • Ubuntu Counselling Services

    Ubuntu Counselling Services

    Do you need emotional support as a victim of crime?
    Counselling can provide the space and support to help us get in touch with our own inner resources and also to find the healing we may need for emotional and psychological hurts we have suffered. We work with the BME community and wider community and offer: • One to One counselling • Group Counselling group work • Marital counselling • Family Counselling/Therapy • Cross cultural relationship Counselling

    Victim Care Devon and Cornwall accredited member

    Call: 01392 201572

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  • National Association for People Abused in Childhood

    National Association for People Abused in Childhood

    childhood abuse? reclaim your life
    Our support line is staffed by trained volunteers, who can help you come to terms with what happened and finding ways of repairing the harm. Call free on 0808 801 0331 from landlines or mobile networks Our lines are open 10am till 9pm Monday to Thursday, 10am till 6pm on Friday. We cannot take messages or call you back. If the lines are busy, please be patient and try again, perhaps trying at a different time of day when there might be fewer people calling our volunteers. We want to take your call and will do so as soon as we can. If you don’t want to call the support line, you can also email us at and we will reply as soon as possible

    Call: 0808 801 0331

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  • Barnardos West Devon Children's Centres

    Family Support role
    Our staff pride themselves on being flexible, innovative and creative on tailor-making their support to fit around your needs. If we do not know the answers then we will find someone that does.

    Call: 01822 614210 / 01837 658621

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  • Devon Link Up

    Speaking Up groups and support
    Devon Link Up offers people the opportunity to meet together and talk about issues that affect them. Our groups meet monthly and we also hold drop ins where people can come along and chat informally with other people. We work across Exeter, East, South and West Devon. If you would like more information please contact us.

    Call: 07808053992

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  • Brook


    Brook is here to help you discuss your feelings.
    Brook 1-1 works with young people (11-25) in a confidential setting of your choice to provide non-judgmental advice, information and guidance around any issue relating to sex and relationships. Our mission is to support young people to make informed, active choices about their personal and sexual relationships so they can enjoy their sexuality without harm. if you would like one of our Brook 1-1 workers to come and visit you then please get in touch

    Victim Care Devon and Cornwall accredited member

    Call: 01209 710088

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  • Remembering Our Roots CIC

    Remembering Our Roots CIC

    1 to 1 Bushcraft, Survival Skills & Mentoring
    We provide opportunities for victims of crime to spend time reconnecting to nature, reflecting & coming to terms with their experiences and learning tools to help them to move forwards positively, joyfully and confidently with their lives. Depending on the individual, we will recommend which of our team could be most appropriate for you. Between us we have qualifications & experience in Counselling, Eco-Therapy, Bushcraft & Survival, Mythological Storytelling & Life-Coaching.

    Call: 07854 102646

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  • Christine Fritsch

    Christine Fritsch

    A safe and non judgemental place to talk things through
    Counselling provides you with a safe and confidential space where you can explore you feelings and thoughts. I will never tell you what to do or judge you. Counselling can help you to gain clarity and find your own way forward. If you have low self esteem, depression, anxiety, feel stuck in life, had a bereavement, relationship breakdown, experienced bullying, domestic abuse or a burn out, together we can break through the dark clouds and get you onto the road to a brighter future.

    Call: 07578 737375

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  • Tor Support Services

    Tor Support Services

    We offer counselling to those aged 5-25 years old, living in Okehampton or the surrounding area. We have trained counsellors who can help in dealing with multiple problems, including Child Sexual Exploitation. We can work with children, Parents, careers and other family members together or alone.

    Victim Care Devon and Cornwall accredited member

    Call: 07886444263

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  • SALT South West

    skills course and individual therapy sessions
    We run a four session psycho educational skills course - with no personal information shared - followed by individual therapy for trauma suffered from childhood sexual abuse.

    Call: 01752 600599

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Talk to the Victim Care Unit

Call: 01392 475900


I do not want to report the crime to the police but I still want support

Call: 0300 3030 554

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