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Useful Links

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Local Links

Information Services

The Pinpoint website (formerly Devon Community Directory) is a great source of useful local information HERE

Torbay Disability Information Service
Torbay Disability Information Service, St Edmunds,
Victoria Park Road, Torquay TQ1 3QH
Tel: 0300 456 8373
Opening Hours:
Monday to Thursday 09.00 am - 4.30 pm
Friday 09.00 am - 1.00 pm
They have a useful rangle of information leaflets available online. There is more information HERE

If you are looking for a particular group or service then the communities websites below might be useful

Councils

Torbay Council Disability Information
Available on webpage HERE

Devon Council Disability Services
Available on webpage HERE

Teignbridge Council Disability Page
Available on webpage HERE

South Hams Council Website
Available HERE and use the search box to search for disability (or whichever subject concerns you)


Voluntary and Community

Torbay Community Development Trust HERE
Teignbridge CVS website HERE
South Hams CVS website HERE
Living Options Devon Website HERE
Devon Choice and Support HERE

Countryside Mobility South West. A scheme where disabled people wishing to have more access to the countryside can hire Trampers (All-terrain mobility scooters) and wheelchair accessible Wheelyboats at sites across the South West.
Website HERE


Shopmobility

Torbay
Torquay Shopmobility website HERE
Information about Paignton Shopmobility HERE
Brixham Shopmobility website HERE

Teignbridge
Newton Abbot Shopmobility website HERE
For other towns use the Devon Community Directory website HERE and search for 'Shopmobility'

Shopmobility national website HERE has details of all Shopmobility schemes countrywide


National Links

Benefits and Work
This is a useful site for information and advice on disability benefits. Some is available freely, but there is a subscription to get full access. Disability Support Torbay has a subscription, so contact the office if you need access.
Available on website HERE

Disability Rights UK (formerly RADAR)
is a national network of disability organisations and disabled people. It has a very good list of factsheets and other information.
Available on website HERE

UKDPC
The United Kingdom Disabled People's Council (UKDPC) is the national representative body for local organisations for disabled people.
The website is available HERE


Commercial Organisations

Commercial organisations you might find useful. Inclusion in the list below in no way implies our endorsement of the organisation or the accuracy of their content.

Adaptive Skiing Resort Guide on vouchercloud website HERE

Wheelchair Accessible Travel Guide on tripbuzz website HERE

Accessible Travel: Resources for the Disabled Explorer on wakanow website HERE

Parkat
This airport parking site has a disabled and reduced mobility guide for those wanting to travel by air.
The webpage is available HERE

Visioncall offer free (NHS funded) home eye tests to anyone in the area who has a disability and can't attend their local opticians. The webpage is available HERE