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North Devon Council's community support hub aims to ensure that our most vulnerable residents are not forgotten during the Coronavirus pandemic and to provide support to those needing to self-isolate.

A dedicated phoneline (01271 388280) is available to those who need support who haven't already got help from family, friends, neighbours and support within the local community. Support that can be provided includes food shopping and delivery for households self-isolating, urgent prescription collections and help with organising a supermarket slot delivery. 48 hours notice is required for any support services.

If you'd like to let us know about some community or voluntary activity that is not already listed please contact us at

The Information Commissioner has published useful guidance for community groups that are being set up, or already exist, to help communities cope during this time. Please read the guidance online.


Help for North Devon as a whole

Explore the help available to residents of North Devon during the coronavirus pandemic

Community support in your local area

Find out what community support is available in your area

Test and Trace Support Payment

Information about the Test and Trace support payment

Support for volunteers

Find out about the support and financial aid available to groups and volunteers during the coronavirus outbreak

Volunteering for furloughed staff and others

How to volunteer to help the community if you're furloughed or have extra capacity

Using and managing community facilities

Government guidance for the safe use and managing of multi-use community facilities