This comprehensive list of community organisations and Non-Profit groups is provided to signpost you towards
the most relevant group for YOU!
The list is updated regularly to provide you with accurate information on their status during the COVID-19 crisis.
Closed as of w/c 23-03-2020. Will still operate a telephone service for help and advice. Wellbeing Coordinators are suspending all home visits. Home Support Service is still in service at the moment.
Brixham Does Care
Closing as of end of play 18-03-2020 but is still available by phone and able to offer help with essential support and advice.
Carers Aid Torbay
Closed to visitors but still offering over the phone advice (this also applies to Bay Benefits)
Disability Support Torbay
Currently still open with no immediate plans to close
Eat That Frog
Providing meals to the most vulnerable via professional referral
Free health and well-being courses available online
Currently open for drop-ins (Tuesday-Thursday) but the Sensory team's coffee mornings and groups have been suspended
01803 551846 - 07876398194
Currently operating but have suspended all gatherings, in particular the hub on Tuesday's. A robust plan is currently being developed with how they support their client base and the wider community
Si Langridge - 07703963358
The Windmill Centre
Closed to the public as of end of Friday 20/03. Most group activities have been suspended. John Dudley will be doing telephone appointments only as of Friday 20th March and will not be doing any face to face consultations, appointments can be made but note this will only be via telephone. Referrals are still be taken for counsellors but contact will not be made until after Easter
As of now the community builders are doing what they can to support people out in the community. We are awaiting further guidance as to what capacity the community builders will be working at
The Lounge is closed until further notice!
Closed until further notice
The cafe is closed until further notice. Now a help hub during the Coronavirus. The Crafty Fox is a food bank drop off point. Open for food donations Mon-Fri 10:00-13:00
Closed for face-to-face access but are continuing to resource the Adviceline service (0300 3309026) as best as possible and directing to the public to for advice and information in the first instance. Their outreach services, including the Help-To-Claim service in Brixham and Torquay Jobcentres, will continue for the time being.
Hoping to remain open for face-to-face contact for the rest of this week but may be ceasing this from week commencing 23/03, they will however continue to provide telephone and online services - 08000 520029
There is more information on Healthwatch Torbay's website (link below) which includes easy read and signed information.
The drop in service run at the Salvation Army building is currently closed until further notice. Please check their Facebook page for up to date information.
Torbay Community Coronavirus Helpline
TCDT and Brixham Does Care are working with voluntary groups across the Bay and have set up a phone line for people in need of help because of illness or isolation and also for those that are prepared to help
TCDT 8:00-20:00 - 01803 446022
BDC mon-fri 9:00-16:30 - 01803 857727
There is now an online form to go alongside the helpline which you can find here:
Mental Health Support can be accessed via The Mooring at Croft Hall Medical Practice during the evenings for those in distress. Contact can be made on 07483991848