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Our Funders and Partners

It is thanks to the generous support of our funders and partners that our teams are able to deliver our range of support services.

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A Big Thank You

On behalf of our beneficiaries, we would like to thank our funders and partners for their continued support. Without this support, we would not be able to provide many of the services that are so vital to disabled and Deaf people.

Devon County Council are a Local Authority in the South West of England. They manage and distribute grants and contracts.

For many years Living Options Devon have worked closely with Devon County Council. Living Options Devon is commissioned to deliver the Devon Advocacy Consortium and engagement services. Devon County Council have also provided funding for Living Options Devon.

The National Lottery Community Fund distributes over £600m a year to communities across the UK, raised by players of The National Lottery.

The National Lottery Community fund have provided funding to Living Options Devon through the Covid-19 pandemic which has enabled us to continue supporting disabled and Deaf people. Living Options Devon have also received funding from the National Lottery Community Fund for our Time to Talk service and towards our accessible counselling service.

In 2022 funding was received to run the Devon Wellbeing Together. The project will be working to improve the accessibility and inclusivity of wellbeing services for disabled and Deaf people whilst also providing additional volunteering opportunities across Devon.

The Clare Milne Trust are a grant making charity that support people living with disabilities in Devon and Cornwall.

Living Options Devon have received funding from the Clare Milne Trust towards our accessible Counselling service for disabled people.

The Devon Community Foundation use their knowledge of local needs to raise and distribute funds to local projects across Devon.

Living Options Devon has received funding from the Devon Community Foundation to support the See Hear Centre and Time to Talk during the covid-19 pandemic.

The Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Trust is a charity that raises awareness of Cornwall’s protected landscape and supports projects that conserve and enhance the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Our charity initiative Countryside Mobility has received funding from the Cornwall AONB Trust towards the refurbishment of one of their all-terrain mobility scooters.

The Grace Trust, a Plymouth based Trust, was formed in 1968 and still runs today by its original Christian ethos.

The See Hear Centre in Northern Devon have received from funding from the Grace Trust so that we can continue supporting people with sensory impairment.

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Where your money goes

Carly’s Advocacy Story

“The advocate continued to support me in meetings. It was crucial to my wellbeing that they were there. They found out what my options were, and helped me understand these options, and how they might work for me”.

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Jodie’s Story

“Jodie has been able to fully access two National Trust properties in Cornwall. Today we have been at Godolphin. In April she was able to use the Tramper at Lanhydrock”.

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Annie’s Story

“It stopped me from worrying about things, we could talk things through. It was somebody at the end of the phone to have a laugh with.”

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Our Support Services for disabled people and members of the Deaf Community

The Hub

Your first point of contact with Living Options Devon, our friendly Hub team connects you to the support services, advice, and information that you need.

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Time To Talk

Our free, confidential listening support and advice helpline, for those with a disability and/or long-term health condition.

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Counselling Service

Six free sessions of accessible counselling to people with a disability and members of the Deaf community (British Sign Language Users) across Devon.

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Get Active Together

Supporting disabled and Deaf BSL users to become more active and engage in sport and physical activity

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Deaf Led Services

As British Sign Language users and members of the Deaf Community, the Deaf Led team know first-hand the issues faced by Deaf people and the best advice and support to give to overcome these.

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Countryside Mobility

Providing easy access to the countryside for anyone who has difficulty walking, through an off road mobility scooter hire scheme
Explore the South West with freedom and ease.

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Victim Care and Support

Free confidential support for victims of crime

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Living Options Northern Devon, Sight and Hearing Loss Service

Living Options Northern Devon, supporting you with information, advice and equipment for sight and hearing loss. The team also signpost to additional support services locally for disabled people and members of the Deaf Community.

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