Useful Numbers

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Age Concern 01271 324488
Army Welfare Information Service 01722 436569
Barnstaple Access Group 01271 377455
Benefit Enquiry Line – Info re benefits, disabilities, and carers0800 882200

Claims - IB,JSA,IS Social fund etc0845 602 1036
Benefits Fraud Team 0800 854 440
BPAG 01271 371499
British Legion – Welfare 01392 273111
Care & Repair (Social Services) 01271 326141
Carers Link Project 01271 372811
Child Benefit 0845 302 1444
Children's Centre, Barnstaple 01271 321411
Child Tax Credit 0845 300 3900
Child Protection 08705 777 444
Child Support Agency 08457 133133
Childline 0800 1111
Citizens Advice Bureau 08444 771151
Northern Devon Community Mediation - Neighbours 0845 2012556
County Court
General Enquiries & Customer Services
01271 372252

Credit Union 01271 867268
Crown Court - Exeter 01392 210655
DEFRA – Helpline 08459 335577
Department of Work & Pensions
Claiming State Pensions
Pensions - Client
Pension Credit Application Line
Retirement Pension Claimline
Retirement Pension Forecast

0800 7317898
0845 6060625
0800 991234
0845 3001084
0845 3000168
Devon County Council General Enquiries01392 382000
Electricity - Contact Your Service Provider  
Electricity & Gas Regulator; Ofgem; Consumer Direct 08454 040506
Environmental Health
(Abandoned vehicles, pest control, Dog Warden, Food Safety,
Health and Safety, Licensing, Private Sector Housing.)
01271 388870
Family Centre 01271 321411
Family Mediation Service 01271 321888
Financial Services Authority
Consumer Helpline

0845 606 1234
GAS - British Gas General Enquiries 0800 0480202
British Gas Pay As You Go Meters 0800 0480303
British Gas Text Phone 1800108000728626
The Gas Emergency Service 0800 111999
Help the Aged Advice line 020 727 81114
Housing Benefits A-CRO 01271 388390
Housing Benefits CRU-HAS 01271 388389
Housing Benefits HAT-MAZ 01271 388396
Housing Benefits Mc-SHAK 01271 388384
Housing Benefits SHAL-Z 01271 388395
Ilfracombe and District Credit Union 01271 867268
Ilfracombe Poverty Action Group 01271 866103
Inland Revenue; Working Tax Credits 0845 300 3900
Jobcentre Plus01271 395300
Learning Disability – Helpline 0808 808 1111
Libraries
Combe Martin
Ilfracombe

01271 882321
01271 862388
Licence for Raffle Prizes; NDC Customer Services 01271 32711
Mediation
Noise Nuisance
Mediation UK – General Information
North Devon Community Mediation

01237 475280
0845 2008232
0845 201 2556
Men
M.A.L.E. Abuse Line
Same-Sex Abuse Line (Gay Men)

0845 064 6800
01604 628986
MP – Nick Harvey 01271 328631
Naval Welfare & Support Line 0800 0926282
North Devon Council
Council Tax Office
01271 327711
01271 388361
North Devon Voluntary Services 01271 866300
Lone Parent Families - Helpline 0800 018 5026
PDSA (People's Dispensary for Sick Animals)
Helpline
0800 9172509
0800 731 2502
Probate
Registry – Exeter
Regional Office
Probate and Capital Tax Office Helpline

01392 274515
0117 927 3915
0845 3020900
Registrar of Births, Deaths & Marriages 01271 388455/7
Relate (Referrals through Exeter) 01392 275681
Reunite (Abduction Helpline) 0116 255 6234
Respect: North Devon's support group for lesbian, gay,
bisexual and unsure young people between 16 and 25. Phone/Text


07929 829578
Ring and Ride – Northern Devon 01271 328866
RSPCA North Devon Clinic
7 Brannam Crescent, Roundswell Commercial Park,
Barnstaple
 01271 346734
Sailor’s and Families Advice Bureau 0845 1300975
Salvation Army
Oakleigh Road
01271 324283
01271 321972
Samaritans 01271 374343
0845 790 9090
Seafarers Advice & Information Line 08457 413318
Shopmobility 01271 328866
Social Services & Welfare
Social Services Dept
Burrow House
Children and Families
Children with Special Needs
Ilfracombe (The Gables)
Riverside Community Mental Health Team
Mental Health Support & Social Care
North Devon District Hospital
Adult Services Barnstaple
Out of Hours

01271 388660
01271 866035
01271 388660
0800 0563666
01271 866349
01271 378781
01271322943
01271 322577
01271 388010
0845 600 0388
St John's Ambulance 0800 372630
Sure Start 01271 865825
Telephone (Ofcom - Southern Region) 01883 337300
Tourist Information; Ilfracombe 01271 863001
Tourist Information; Barnstaple 01271 375000
Town Council – Ilfracombe Centre 01271 855300
Trading Standards; Consumer Direct; South West 0845 4040506
TV Licensing – BBC Licensing Fee Unit 0844 8006790
Veterans Agency Helpline 0800 169 22 77
South West Water
Customer Services
Customer Accounts

0800 169 1144
0800 169 1133
Women’s Aid Refuge – North Devon
24 Hour Helpline
Rape Crisis Line
01271 321946
0808 2000247
01752 223584
WRVS, Barnstaple Office 01271 345010