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Published on 28 April 2020

Community groups offering help


Citizens Advice
36–38 Market Walk, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 2RX
Adviceline 03444 111444.

Home-Start Teignbridge
Ground Floor 9 Market Street, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 2RJ
Tel: 07837 946069
or email

Andys Man Club
A peer-to peer support group for men struggling with mental health. Online confidential meeting available on a Monday evening. Contact facebook page for more information. Facebook page: Andys Man Club


Abbotskerswell Emergency Action Group
Tel: 01626 353701

Abbotskersell Volunteer Phone Buddies
Tel: 07753 607676
or Email


Ashburton Covid-19 Community Response Team
Tel: 01364 255919
or Email

Moorland Community Care Group
Tel: Suzy Williamson 01364 712013 or 07904 603385
or Email

Food in Community
Tel: 07528 665712
or Email



St John the Baptist Church
Tel: 01647 252212
or Email


Bishopsteignton Care Watch
Tel: 07708 512906
or Email

Bovey Tracey

Bovey Tracey Parish Coronavirus Action Group
Tel: 01626 834217/07340 189839
or Email

Moorland Community Care Group
Tel: 07495 243494
or Email


St Thomas Becket Church. Church Lane, Bridford, Exeter EX6 7HT.
Tel: 01647 252515
or Email


Broadhempston Parish Council Covid-19
Tel: 01626 335813
or Email


Buckfastleigh Action Group 

Tel: 0790403616, 01364 712013 or 07730575312
or Email.

Food in Community
Tel: 07528 665712
or Email


St James Church - Christow
Contact information available from the website.


Chudleigh Town Action Group 
9am – 4pm 
Partnership of Groups providing volunteer support. 
Tel: 01626 326120


Cockwood Support Network
Tim Crocker 07970 548718; Lynne Gaskell 07733 272508; Pat Hendrey 07591 594770; Julian Fuller 07522 512765
or email


Coffinswell Support website
St Bartholomew's Church, Coffinswell, TQ12 4SS
Tel: 01626 335813
or email


Strand Centre 
10am – 2pm 
Community Centre providing meals.
Tel: 01626 889038

Assist Teignbridge 
9am – 4pm
Charity providing Home Help Services & Carer Support.
Tel: 01626 889288

Helping Dawlish


St Michael Church, Doddiscombsleigh
Contact information available from the website.


St Michael and All Ages Church, Dunchideock
Contact information available from the website.


St Mary Church, Dunsford
Contact Karen Morris 01647 252330


Haccombe-with-Combe Parish Council
Tel: 07836 577508
or email


Hennock Parish Council website
Tel: 07801 023318
or email


Ide Angels
Tel: 01392 259024
or email

Ideford Parish Council Volunteers
Tel: 07731 145077
or email


Ipplepen Emergency Group
Swallows Nest, Townsend Hill, Ipplepen, Devon, TQ12 5RU
Tel: 01803 813250
or email

Newton Abbot and surrounding area 

Buckland Support
Facebook: Buckland Support
Buckland surgery.
Tel: 07411 573776

Food in Community
Tel: 07528 665712
or Email

Kingscare League of Friends 
9am – 4pm 
Charity providing volunteer support.
Tel: 01626 357090
or email

Newton Abbot Mutual Aid Group 
9am – 4pm
Community Action response group.
Tel: 07954 054459
or email

Newton Abbot Community Transport Association
Tel: 01626 335775
or email

Newton Abbot COVID-19 Mutual Aid
Jane Hayden 07954 054459 or 01626 332369, email
Shevaun 07725 628182, email


Kenton Volunteers
Tel: 01626 890452
or email

Kenn and Kennford

KfordKenn Covid-19 help
Tel:07565 804550
or email


Kerswella Care
Kingskerswell Health Centre
Gill Gould: 07554 667037 and Fiona Sykes: 07765 775873.
Monday to Thursday. 10am - 4pm.

St Marys Church Office
Helen or Wendy: 01803 873006
Monday to Friday: 9.30am - 2.30pm

Kingskerswell Community Crisis Response
Kingskerswell Health Centre, School Road, Kingskerswell, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 5DJ
Tel: 07554 667037
or email


Manaton Care Network
Claire Watson 01647 221690
Jane Banahan 07704 82683 / 01647 221549


Moorland Community Care Group

Covers the Dartmoor towns of Bovey Tracey, Ashburton and Buckfastleigh and surrounding parishes.
Contact Julia Stone  07495 243494 for the TQ13 9AB area, email
Contact Suzy Williamson 01364 712013 or 07904603385 for the TQ13 7AB and TQ13 0AB areas, email


9am – 4pm 
Moretonhampstead Development Trust co-ordinating voluntary health and wellbeing support.
Tel: 01647 440775


Shillingford Parish Council & Volunteers
Tel: Juliette Thompson 07427 145320
or email


Starcross volunteers
Tel: 07875 205595
or email


Stokeinteignhead Emergency Plan Group
Tel: 01626 873454
or email

Starcross, Exminster, Kenn, Kennford 

Charity co-ordinating local volunteer support.
01392 824752

Teign Valley 

Acorn Support Group  
Charity providing volunteer support.
07739 934524


Alice Cross Community Helpline
Tel: 01626 626626

Charity Partnership/Community Centre
9am – 4pm
Charity and Community partnership providing volunteer support.
Tel: 01626 778039/07395 885674

Teignmouth Mutual Aid Group 
9am – 4pm 
Mutual Aid community group Jackie 07917 428680, Malcolm 07757 012814 or Roger 07933 252337

Volunteering in Health
Teignmouth Hospital, Mill Lane, Teignmouth TQ14 9BQ
01626 771695
or email


Trusham Community
Paul & Ness Moir
Tel: 07791 279814
or email


Widecombe Support Network
Tel: 01364 861286 (4pm-7pm)