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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 raises and distributes money for good causes. In 2019/2020 they funded over 8,189 projects that bring communities together.

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.

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.

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The Livewell Foundation supports projects and proposals that have a transformational effect on communities living in Plymouth and South West Devon.

Our Deaf Get Active project received funding from the Livewell Foundation to deliver accessible BSL couch to 5K and Strive for Five Programmes in Plymouth.

The National Emergencies Trust collaborates with charities and other bodies to raise and distribute money and support victims at the time of a domestic disaster.

Living Options Devon received funding from the National Emergencies Trust towards the Time to Talk service.

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 North Devon Community Councillor Grant gives each councillor in North Devon the opportunity to provide grants to support projects and services run by voluntary and community groups.

The scheme has provided Living Options Northern Devon with a grant towards the room hire costs of our sensory loss support service.

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.

The Nineveh Charitable Trust, which was founded in 1968, supports a broad range of UK-based projects and activities with an emphasis on promoting better understanding of the countryside.

Countryside Mobility has received funding from the Nineveh Charitable Trust to refurbish two of its all-terrain mobility scooters’.

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Where your money goes

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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David’s Story

“When I was diagnosed I went through a very difficult time. I felt despair and self pity. I thought I would not be able to do anything for myself. See Hear gave me hope and inspired me”.

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

Deaf Job Club

Giving Deaf people the skills and confidence to access employment / training opportunities.

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Living Options Devon Keep Active

Our team supports anybody with a disability, or long term health condition to get active and keep active both body and mind.

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Time To Talk

Our free, confidential listening support and advice helpline, for those with a disability, long term health condition or Deaf people who use BSL.

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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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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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Devon Disability Network (DDN)

Enabling disabled and Deaf people to campaign and be involved in developing the support services they need.

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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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Deaf Get Active and Volunteer

We aim to increase participation in sport / activity in the local Deaf community through volunteer-based peer support and online resources.

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