Intouch Tavi – find information here!

Find Intouch Tavi information here

Intouch Tavi is Tavistock’s Health and Wellbeing Alliance’s hard copy guide to the information and support available within the Tavistock area. Now it is here online, containing 6 broad categories of information covering:

1. Health, including details of surgeries and medical groups

2. Wellbeing, including learning, social and volunteering activities

3. Family, including matters relating to children, parenting and carers

4. Young People, including sources of specialised support

5. Money Matters, including advice on debt and budgeting as well as on housing

6. Transport, with details of public and voluntary sector transport

HEALTH
Abbey Surgery – General Practice
01822 612247 www.abbeysurgery.co.uk
Tavyside Health Centre – General Practice
01822 613517 www.tavyside.org
Tavistock Hospital – minor injuries (not 24/7)
01822 612233 www.livewellsouthwest.co.uk/services/
Tavistock Clinic
Various clinics 01822 615935
Action on Hearing Loss – hearing loss support
01752 228657 www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk
Brentor & Moor Compassionate Neighbours – end of life at home support
01822 860799 www.bmcneighbours.org
(Depression and Anxiety Service )- now Talkworks – NHS talking therapy service
0300 555 3344 www.talkworks.dpt.nhs.net
Devon Carers – carers support
03456 434435 www.devoncarers.org.uk
Devon In Sight – sight loss support
07718 651628 www.devoninsight.org.uk
Drink Wise Age Well – alcohol reduction & prevention service for over 50s
0800 304 7034 www.drinkwiseagewell.org.uk
Macular Disease Society – help and support
01822 614635

Make a Difference (at Trident House) – mental health support

01822 613746/07492 393616 www.makeadifferencetavistock.org
Memory Cafe – dementia support
07765 644843 www.tavistockmemorycafe.co.uk
One Small Step – healthy life support
0800 298 2654 www.onesmallstep.org.uk
Parkinson’s UK – local support group with exercise classes & social events
01822 614204
Tavistock Area Christians Together – confidential listening, prayer for healing
See church notice boards for telephone numbers www.tactnews.org.uk
Tavistock Area Disabled Fellowship – disability support
01822 618738
Tavistock Aspergers – Aspergers support
07436 544233 (text, voicemail only) www.TavistockandDistrict.webeden.co.uk
Tavistock Physically Challenged Group – physical disability support
07803 204070

Tavistock Stroke Club – help and support, social events
01822 832587
Tavistock Street Pastors
www.streetpastors.org/locations/Tavistock (contact via website)
Together Drugs and Alcohol Services – EDP – addiction advice, information and support
0800 233 5444 http://www.devonservices.org.uk/service/together-alcohol-services
Royal British Legion – welfare & support for serving personnel & veterans of British Armed Forces
0808 802 8080 www.britishlegion.org.uk

WELLBEING ACTIVITIES
Friends of the Wharf – lectures, films, live music and events
01822 611166 www.tavistockwharf.com
The Printworks (formerly Kingdon House)
Acoustic Café, craft workshops, drawing classes, Tai Chi, Yoga, Chant group
01822 615259 www.printworkstavistock.org.uk
Methodist Church – knit and natter; Open Doors community lunch
01822 611049 www.tmc.me.uk
St. Eustachius Parish Church – coffee mornings; living with bereavement
01822 616673 www.tavistockparishchurch.org.uk
Tavistock Area Support Services – exercise, group activities, trips
01822 616958 www.tasstavistock.org.uk
The Filo Project – small group day care for older people
01392 982138 www.thefiloproject.co.uk

Tavistock Edge – free, fun, fringe arts events, including weekly singalong sessions
Contact via website: www.tavistockedge.org.uk
Tavistock Library – free wifi, access to computers, printing; various wellbeing activities
01822 612218 www.devonlibrairies.org.uk
Tavistock Museum – local history
01822 611264 www.tavistockmuseum.co.uk
Tavistock Scrapstore – craft and chat
07744 257860 www.tavistockscrapstore.org
Make A Difference – various wellbeing activities
01822 613746/07492 393616 www.makeadifferencetavistock.org
United Reformed Church – Lower Deck Community Café, knit and natter, Art4Fun
01822 618142 www.tavistockurc.org.uk
All churches – Faith, celebrations and learning
See church notice boards www.tactnews.org.uk

EDUCATION AND SKILLS
Devonshire Association (Tavistock & West Devon branch) – talks, excursions and study
01822 852636 www.devonassoc.org.uk
Learn Devon – adult learning, employment skills, art and wellbeing
01822 613701 www.learndevon.co.uk
POA Learning – online training courses
01822 322241 www.poalearning.org.uk
Tavistock Heritage Trust – local history events
01822 612938 www.heritageintavistock.org
West Devon Art Workshops – art and craft courses
01822 258351 www.westdevonartworkshops.co.uk
VOLUNTEERING
Devon Voluntary Action – find enjoyable volunteering roles in and around Tavistock
01837 53392
www.devonva.org/volunteering

FAMILY
PARENTING
West Devon Children’s Centre – parenting support (for children from birth to 8 years old)
01822 614210 www.westdevonchildrenscentre.co.uk (contact for details of all activities)
Home-Start S. & W. Devon – parent support for struggling families with at least 1 child under 12 01752 249740 www.homestart-southandwestdevon.org.uk
NSPCC – Helpline
0808 800 5000
NSPCC – Childline
0800 1111
CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES
Methodist Church – toddlers’, youth clubs; Messy Church
01822 611049 www.tmc.me.uk
St. Andrew’s, Whitchurch – open children’s club
01822 613176 www.standrewandjames.org/sparklers
St.Eustachius Parish Church – Messy Church; family crafts, meal and worship
01822 616673 www.tavistockparishchurch.org.uk

Tavistock Primary School – stay & play toddler group
01822 610644 www.tavistock-pri.devon.sch.uk
Tavistock Library – Free wifi, access to computers, printing; various wellbeing activities
01822 612218 www.devonlibraries.org.uk
CARERS
Devon Carers – support, information and advice
0345 6434435 www.devoncarers.org.uk
Care Direct – point of contact for health and social care
0345 155 1007
RELATIONSHIPS
Community Links – family support, counselling and parenting
01837 55105/07808 523111 www.communitylinks-sw.co.uk
Devon Domestic Abuse – support, counselling
0345 155 1074 www.new.devon.gov.uk/dvsa
Led by Dreams – support, counselling
01822 618172 www.ledbydreams.org
Plymouth Relate – support, counselling
01752 213131 www.plymouthrelate.co.uk

YOUNG PEOPLE
Bright Futures Upbeat – supporting young carers aged 18-24
01752 698402 and 07934 296605 www.brightfuturesdevon.co.uk
CAMHS – (Children & Adolescent Mental Health Services)
0330 0245 321 www.integratedchildrensservices.co.uk/camhs/teams/camhs-southern-devon
Childline -free, confidential service on the phone, any time
0800 1111
Devon Young Carers – supporting carers aged 5 – 18
03456 434435 www.devoncarers.org.uk
Kooth – counselling via website chat
www.kooth.com
SHIP (Tavistock) – sexual health advice
01822 615935 www.yourship.uk

New Tavistock Youth Cafe – advice, support and social activities
01822 258857 and 07913 695571 www.tavistockyouthcafe.com
Tavistock Street Pastors – support
www.streetpastors.org/locations/tavistock (contact via website)

Tavistock Catalyst – children and young people’s schools work project
01822 615552 www.tavistockcatalyst.com
Tavistock Methodist Church – discos, Trailblazers Youth Club, Xtra Youth Club
01822 611049 www.tmc.me.uk
Tavistock Relate – face to face counselling for families
01752 213131 www.relate.org.uk
Wheels 2 Work – help to get on the road to access work and training
07970 480807 www.devonwheels2work.co.uk
Young Devon – changing the odds in favour of young people
01752 691511 www.youngdevon.org
Young Minds – supporting young people’s mental health
For Young Minds Crisis Messenger, text YM to 85258

MONEY MATTERS
Citizens Advice (CAB) – advice over the phone and by appointment at the CAB office
03444 111 444 www.ruraldevoncab.org.uk
DATA – free debt advice, providing home visits and local appointments
07955 728 721 www.datatavistock.org.uk
Transitions – money & debt advice, providing home visits and local appointments
(for those unable to access mainstream advice)
01823 299050 www.navigatecharity.org.uk
Quids4Kids (CAB Devon) – for families with children with special needs, long term illness or disability
0300 5000 404 www.ruraldevoncab.org.uk
West Devon Borough Council – housing advice, plus link to social housing to rent in Devon Home Choice.
01822 813600 (same number for both) www.westdevon.gov.uk; www.devonhomechoice.com
TASS – help with completing benefit forms
01822 616958 www.tasstavistock.org.uk

Tavistock Foodbank – vouchers issued by Citizens’ Advice, Children’s Centre and health visitors
07941 436149 www.tavistock.foodbank.org.uk
Tavistock Job Club – free job search support
07341 001715 www.workroutes.co.uk
Plymouth Job Centre Plus – job searches
0845 604 3719 (texts to 0845 608 8551)
Tamar Energy Community – free advice and support (including on energy suppliers, bills, fuel debt, heating, insulation, managing damp, meters)
0800 233 5414 www.tamarenergycommunity.com
South West Water – Watercare advice and help on water bills
0800 0830 283 www.southwestwater.co.uk

TRANSPORT
(Timetables available at Bus Station, The Anchorage Centre, or Visitor Information Centre. www.travelinesw.com
OPERATOR RETURN ROUTES FROM TAVISTOCK BUS NUMBERS
Dartline
Mary Tavy, Lydford, Okehampton: 118
Oakley Coaches
Peter Tavy, Mary Tavy, Horndon: 122 (Fridays only)
Lamerton, Milton Abbot: 121 (Fridays only)
Plymouth Citybus
Callington: 79, 79A
Target Travel
Bere Peninsula: 87 and 87A
Whitchurch: 89
Princetown, Two Bridges: 98
Horrabridge, Yelverton: 55
Walkhampton, Dousland, Meavy: 56

Stagecoach
Horrabridge, Yelverton, Derriford, Plymouth: 1
Tavistock Country Bus
Various routes; bi-monthly, monthly and seasonal
07580 260683 www.tavistockcountrybus.org.uk
111, 112, 113, 114,115, 116,117, 118, 119, 123
Tavistock Ring & Ride (Westlands Transport)
Door to door minibus service on routes not covered by public transport
07939 093232 www.tavistockringandride.co.uk
Tavistock Area Support Services
Provision of mobility aids, transport to health appointments to outreach drop-ins & special trips
01822 617525 www.tasstavistock.org.uk

For any further information, contact West Devon CVS on 01837 53392 or email info@westdevoncvs.org.uk.