General information and advice




Become’s mission is to help children in care and care leavers to believe in themselves and to heal, grow and unleash their potential. They know their stuff about the care system and what everyone’s rights and entitlements are; so if you’re looking for help and advice, you can talk to Become in confidence.

Call on 0800 023 2033 between 10:30am and 5pm, Monday to Friday, or email at



Devon Children and Families Partnership

Safeguarding children is everyone’s responsibility. This site aims to provide important information to parents and carers, children and young people and professionals who work with them.



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The Mix

The Mix is a UK-based charity that provides free, confidential support for young people under 25 via online, social and mobile. You can email in a question for a professional adviser and discuss current issues on the forum.



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Young Devon

Young Devon is the largest young people’s charity in the South West. Their mission is to make Devon a better place for all young people. They can help with finding accommodation, getting your voice heard, learning skills and building your emotional wellbeing.  If you’re worried you might become homeless, you can contact Young Devon for advice and support.


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