Sid Valley Help is a local charity that aims to: 

  • provide a signposting service on health and social care support services and organisations in the Sid Valley

  • build a network of local linked organisations - we have about 50 at present - and develop the network by arranging training and networking events

  • identify gaps in non-statutory health and care support services and help to fill them.


To find out about health and social care services and organisations in the Sid Valley:

  • click on one of the boxes on the right-hand side column and follow the links, or 

  • look at the lists on the Information page, or 

  • phone us:  01395 892011   or   07378 964521 and we will call you back.



Training session on applying for grants


We are offering a training session on how to apply for grants on 27 February 2020 10:30 to 1:00 pm at Kennaway House, Sidmouth. The training will be led by Jenny Fish of The National Lottery Community Fund and Keith Gillanders of Sid Valley Help.

To sign up for the session, or for more information, please email: sidvalleyhelp@gmail.com or phone 01395 892011.

Download details HERE



Network of Linked Organisations

Sid Valley Help has a network of local health and social care organisations. We help them to work together and to expand their services to meet needs. A list of these Linked Organisations can be downloaded by clicking here.

Social events for working age adults 

There is currently little support in Sidmouth for people who are lonely and under 60 years of age. These may be people who live alone, who are recently bereaved or separated, have recently moved here, have a long term illness or a disability or who have maybe lost their confidence to go out and meet people. We run several groups to meet these needs and details can be found here.

Improving young people's mental health

We have just launched an appeal to raise £10,000 in match-funding to bring the Headlight project currently running in Axminster to the Sid Valley. Headlight provides local early help services and details can be downloaded here.

Sid Valley HELP is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation, registered in England no. 1181458.

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