Acorn Supported Housing


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Jobcentre plus  For help and advice with finding a job to suit you. 'Find a job' pages are available too

South Devon College We are passionate about teaching and learning and its ability to transform lives. Working closely with the community is our business and providing learning opportunities for all is our business. We run courses at every stage, to university level.

Working Links Since 2000 Working Links have helped over  240,000 people to change their lives by supporting them into sustainable employment. We work in some of the most deprived areas of Britain to address the challenges faced by people who are long-term unemployed.

Supporting People Supporting People services support people to live as independently as possible. Services include supported and sheltered housing, a women’s refuge and ‘community outreach’ where workers visit people in their own homes.

Chapter 1  Chapter 1 is a charity which, based on Christian principles, specialises in providing accommodation and support for vulnerable people. We welcome everyone, regardless of their age, faith, culture or social background.

S.P.O.T.  Speaking Out in Torbay - Spot is charity run by disabled people for disabled people. Our work involves making easy read leaflets  and symbols for others to use, holding support meetings for people with disabilities, consultation with people to find out what they want, making quality services and more...

Torbay Voice  Gives a voice to people who use services and influences the planning of services. Visits services and gathers the views of others. Produces the Torbay Voice Newsletter. Reviews services to see how good they are.

Hele Hub  Hele Hub continues to offer training to everyone and in doing so aims to; provide a relaxed and friendly learning atmosphere whilst encouraging each learner to reach his or her own full potential.

The Cool House We are an independent charity providing support, information, volunteering opportunities and a range of activities for family, friends and people recovering from or affected by mental health issues. It provides opportunities and space to make changes, to use and develop skills, pursue aspirations and recover a good quality of life.

Turn2us  We are a charitable service which helps people access the money available to them – through welfare benefits, grants and other help.

Torbay Council  On this page you will find a list of council services that may be useful to you.

Torbay Coast & Countryside Trust  If you like to be out and about, you may like to join the volunteering team. Find out more here.

Bus Travel in Torbay  There is a large network of bus routes covering Torbay and its surrounding towns and villages with a variety of different tickets available to make getting around the area even easier.