Information on health and social care 


To find out about health and social care services and organisations please:
  • look at our website: for information on help or support in the Sid Valley click on one of the boxes on the right-hand side column and follow the links
  • to search this website click HERE and add the search words to the end of the text '' in the Google search box
  • phone us:  01395 892011   or   07378 964521 and we will call you back
  • email us: or use the form on the Contact Us page

  • browse the lists of organisations and other information below

  • visit the Sidmouth Hospice at Home Information Centre, 48 High Street, Sidmouth - see opening times below

  • if you need information about services across Devon try Pinpoint Devon

  • for general advice look at the Citizens Advice website.

If you contact us we may ask you for some details to help us with your query. With your permission we may need to forward these details to another organisations if we are referring you onto them, but we will never give or sell your details to anyone else.

When searching for information please note that:

  • organisations sometimes provide a much wider range of services than can be assumed from their name or a brief description of their activities

  • the services provided by voluntary organisations may change without notice due to changes in funding, demand or the availability of volunteers

It is worth checking the organisation's website or contacting them or us.

Please note that the inclusion of an organisation on the website does not imply a recommendation, nor does Sid Valley Help accept any responsibility for services offered.

Information and Support Centre, High Street, Sidmouth 

Sidmouth Hospice at Home have opened an Information and Support Centre at 48 High Street Sidmouth (opposite Potburys). The Centre will re-open on 12 April then Monday to Fridays 10:00 am to 2:00 pm and provides:

  • a contact point for Sidmouth Hospice at Home clients and their families; and 

  • free, confidential and impartial information and advice on local health and care services for all Sid Valley residents.

Sidmouth Hospice at Home are using the the Sid Valley Help website and contacts for signposting at the Centre. The Sidmouth Hospice at Home website is HERE.

Lists of organisations

In addition to the information by category that can be found through the buttons on the right hand side of the page we have compiled several lists of organisations providing health and social care services that may be useful. They are:
Local organisations: providing services in the Sid Valley - HERE
Devon organisations: a list with website links can be downloaded here .......................
National organisations: a list with website links can be downloaded here ....................


We have produced two booklets that can be downloaded or a copy will be posted to you on request:
  • Information for Carers in the Sid Valley booklet
  • Telephone Shopping and Home Delivery booklet
Age UK has a number of downloadable booklets on their website.

Health videos

A library of Health information videos can be found here.