Devon Support Services

On this page, you will find local resources designed to support families caring for victims of sexual or violent crimes in Devon.

Victim Support help anyone affected by crime – the victim, friends and family or others involved. You can get help at anytime regardless of when the crime took place. Victim Support help you to:

  1. Feel safe and secure.
  2. Understand your rights and services you’re entitled to.
  3. Explore ways to cope.
  4. Connect you to support networks.

PDAS  provide practical, non-judgemental support, advice and protection for all victims of domestic abuse. They provide support for individuals and families in the Plymouth area, including confidential advice, one-to-one and group support sessions.

Living Options Devon are accredited to deliver victim care and support services to disabled and deaf communities across Devon. Help people identify if they are victims of crime and offer free, confidential support for both reported and non-reported crimes, helping the victim to overcome the effects caused by a crime. Funded by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner.

Devon Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse Services  offer confidential and professional support to survivors of rape, sexual assault and childhood sexual abuse in Devon.

Devon NHS Partnership Trust provide a wide range of NHS services to people with mental health and learning disability needs.

Mind provide advice, information and support to empower anyone in Devon who may be experiencing a mental health problem.

The Local Offer provide advice, guidance and specialist support for children and young people with SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities). They work with schools, settings, partners and families to support children and young people with additional needs.

Devon Carers provide information, advice and support to you in your caring role.