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Winter Wellness

Protect yourself from the risk that cold winter weather presents and take the right steps to look after your health and wellbeing with this fact sheet.

Winter Illness

Winter illnesses are usually not serious, but they can make us feel very unwell. This fact sheet will help you manage winter ailments such as coughs, colds and sore throats.

View Illness fact sheet

Local services

Here you will find information about services local to you that provide support to help you stay well.

Devon Connect

This platform is a free community resource for anyone wanting to share or find information about activities, events, volunteering opportunities and conversations across Devon. It's also a social networking platform for you to connect and collaborate around the things that matter in your community. Here you can make connections, share information, search for volunteering opportunities and access activities within your local community.

To find out what is going on in your local area click on the links below

East Devon Together

Exeter Together

Mid Devon Together

North Devon and Torridge Together

South Hams and West Devon Together

Teignbridge Together

Torbay Together

Cost of living support in Teignbridge

This website draws together statutory and VCSE providers in a signposting website for individuals and advisors. It provides direct links to the Worrying about Money? web tool, the district council website and additional support around money, debt, benefits, energy, health & wellbeing and more.

Torbay Community Helpline

Torbay Community Helpline was originally set up one week before the first COVID lockdown in March 2020 to support vulnerable people across the Bay. The Helpline was so successful, that it continues to help vulnerable people across a wide range of services, providing advice, support, and practical outcomes. If you don’t know where to go or who to contact, call the Helpline. If we don’t know the answer, we will find it for you.

ONE CALL, THAT’S ALL – 01803 446022

Live Longer Better

This is all about empowering you, the individual to increase and/or maintain your physical ability, cognitive capacity and stay socially connected, to challenge yourself to live the best life YOU can.

The course includes understanding the ageing process on our bodies and our minds. Gives plenty of practical tips on how to develop strength, stamina, suppleness and skill, with taster activities each week to try and speakers join us to share local knowledge and experience.

There are also opportunities to try new groups and classes, join where you would like to, become an Activity Champion and share what you have learnt with others. For more details see the contacts below.


Jess Slade by phoning 07772 023170 or emailing

You can also visit the website :

Plymouth Wellbeing Hubs

Based throughout Plymouth, the Wellbeing Hubs make it easier for you to access information, health and community services. Each Wellbeing Hub can help you with health advocacy, debt advice, mental health support, opportunities to volunteer, employment advice, and general information and advice.

Click here or your local Plymouth Wellbeing Hub

Plymouth Online Directory

The Plymouth Online Directory, or POD, is provided by Plymouth City Council and contains information, advice, help, and support services for adults, young people, and families who live and work in Plymouth.

Library services

Your local library has something for everyone: books and information, music, films, computers with access to the Internet and more. Free Wi-Fi is also available in all our libraries. View Libraries unlimited.