Contact Us

The Customer Service Centre is open Monday to Friday 8am – 8pm and Saturdays 9am – 1pm

The Customer Service Centre contact numbers have changed from 0845 to 0345.

The existing 0845 numbers will remain in use for an extended period, however using the 0345 numbers will be better for you, as telephone companies are obliged to include 0345 numbers in their free minutes packages.


Supporting adopters, children and families throughout the adoption process and beyond.

0345 155 1076

Care Direct

Information and help for older people, vulnerable adults, and their carers.

0345 155 1007

Children’s Social Work

For ongoing Children’s Social Work Enquiries

0345 155 1078
available 9am - 5pm, Mon to Thur and 9am - 4pm, Fri.

Concessionary Bus Pass

Information on the Concessionary Bus Pass Scheme for Devon residents, including how to apply, renew or replace your pass.

01392 383 688

Consumer Advice

For advice on goods and services, and consumer rights.

0345 404 0506

Trading Standards Business Advice

01392 381381

Devon Highways

Road maintenance, traffic management and parking, streetlights and signs, and public rights of way.

0345 155 1004

Disability Information Service

Information and help for disabled people and carers including equipment, benefits, and care support.

0345 155 1005

Family Information Service

For information and advice on registered childcare, 2gether and services for children, young people and parents.

0345 155 1013


Advice on becoming a Foster Carer or Supported Lodgings Host for Devon County Council.

0345 155 1077

Learn Devon

Enrol and pay for an adult learning course.

0345 155 1014


Renewals, enquiries about the library service and your local library.

0345 155 1001

MASH (Safeguarding enquiries regarding children)

Speak to someone if you are concerned about the safety of a child or young person or to notify of a private fostering arrangement.

0345 155 1071

Parking Permits

Resident, visitor and business permit applications, renewals and enquiries.

0345 155 1073


Births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships.

0345 155 1002

Schools and Education

School admissions
School transport
Free School meals

0345 155 1019

Waste and Recycling

Help and advice. For domestic rubbish collection contact your district, city or borough council.

0345 155 1010

Emergencies (out of hours)

  • Social Services:
    0345 600 0388
  • Highways:
    01392 383329
  • Animal welfare, petrol and explosives:
    01392 499499

General Enquiries

  • 0345 155 1015

Devon County Council
County Hall
Topsham Road

SMS text - text 'Devon' then your message to 80011
Fax: 0345 155 1003
Text phone: 0345 155 1020