COVID-19 – Mental Health Services & Support – Disabilities

Please click on any of the links below.

Alzheimer's Society

Phone: 0333 150 3456 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm and 10am to 4pm on weekends)

Provides information on dementia, including factsheets and helplines.

Disability Support Torbay

Organisations led by and organisations providing services and support to Disabled people, Deaf people and People with Learning Difficulties.  For services for people with mental health issues, please see under Health, Mental Health services.

Mencap Charity

Phone: 0808 808 1111 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)

Working with people with a learning disability, their families and carers.

National Autistic Society

Autism Helpline
Phone: 0808 800 4104 (10am-3pm, Monday to Friday excluding bank holidays)

Supporter Care team
Phone: 0808 800 1050 (10am-3pm, Monday to Friday excluding bank holidays)

We are the UK’s largest provider of specialist autism services.

COVID-19 virus and our Autism Helpline and Supporter Care team
We are adapting the way we work at this time so there may be limits to our service. Due to the impact of the COVID-19 virus, our Helpline and Supporter Care telephone lines will be amended to 10am – 3pm, Monday to Friday from Wednesday 1st April 2020.


Covid 19 and autism resources

Mental Health Foundation

Provides information and support for anyone with mental health problems or learning disabilities.

Wheel Power

We have a range of resources to support parents, professionals, practitioners and families to support wheelchair users to lead active healthy lives. Including Adaptive Yoga.

It’s Time to Talk – Living options

Phone: 0300 303 3691
Text: 0785 642 6940
Facebook: Timetotalkdevon

Do you have a long-term health condition or a disability and want someone to talk to?

Get in touch with our free, confidential listening service where you can chat with us or get information and advice.