Community and Living

  • Active Devon

      This site is for people looking for general information on physical activity and sport in Devon

    • alcohol or drug misuse

        If you have a problem with alcohol or drugs, there’s a wide range of services that can help

      • apprenticeships

          Apprenticeships are at the heart of the government’s drive to equip people with the skills that employers need to grow and compete. They bring many benefits and competitive advantage to both employers and apprentices

        • births

            Register a birth, apply for a copy of a certificate

          • community services

              Pinpoint Devon gives you access to thousands of services and community groups across Devon in a single search

            • community transport

                Transport options for people with disabilities, people on low incomes and people living in isolated areas

              • consumer advice

                  Advice and assistance to protect the interests of consumers and businesses based in the county

                • Coronavirus advice

                    Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice on staying healthy and well, changes to Devon County Council services, education and support for communities, employers and employees.

                  • council news

                      News and features from the Devon County Council news centre

                    • deaths

                        Register a Death, apply for a copy of a certificate

                      • domestic violence

                          Support for adults and young people affected by domestic violence and abuse

                        • emergencies

                            Advice from the the County Emergency Planning Service (CEPS)

                          • equality

                              Equality brings quality for everyone and the creation of a fairer society where everyone can participate and achieve their potential

                            • Explore Devon

                                Inspiration for exploring Devon’s green spaces – from a gentle woodland stroll to an invigorating bike ride, or finding the best bird-watching spot to discovering our ancient geology

                              • Fairtrade

                                  Devon County Council works with Fairtrade Devon and the Global Centre to promote the benefits of Fairtrade and encourage individuals, communities, organisations and companies to take action in support of Fairtrade

                                • health and wellbeing

                                    Devon County Council and the NHS work together to improve the health of people in Devon and make sure everyone across the county has equal access to health services

                                  • health protection

                                      We aim to help protect the health of people in Devon and respond to any health-related emergencies

                                    • learn devon

                                        Learn Devon provides adult and community learning courses on behalf of Devon County Council

                                      • libraries

                                          Renew a book online or use the library catalogue to find and reserve books, films, music and more

                                        • marriages

                                            Information and guidance to help you plan a marriage

                                          • Ready Devon

                                              Helping businesses to attract, recruit and retain dedicated and skilled people with a disability

                                            • refugees in Devon

                                                Information about how local councils in Devon are playing their part to house Syrian refugees and how you can help

                                              • registration service

                                                  The Devon Registration Service enables the public to register births and deaths and give notice of marriage or civil partnership at an office which is convenient to them

                                                • sexual health

                                                    Sexual health incorporates advice and services for: relationships, contraception, abortion, sexually transmitted infections including HIV

                                                  • trading standards

                                                      Information and advice for businesses and consumers from Devon and Somerset Trading Standards