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Assistance from the Council

Details of support and assistance that is offered as standard from the Council.

Support Available Contact

Household Support Fund

For information about the Household Support Fund, please see our webpage here.

Household Support Fund

Environmental Health

The EH team can help with Health and Safety assessments and enforcement, healthy home grants, housing repair grants and home improvement grants and loans.

Email EH

Housing Advice

The Housing Advice Team can help with landlord mediation, advice on finding alternative accommodation, financial assistance with moving costs or maintaining accommodation.

Email Housing Advice

Devon Home Choice

Devon Home Choice allows you to apply online to access all social housing, which includes housing associations and local authorities across Devon.

Devon Home Choice

Discretionary Housing Payments

Financial support for those already in receipt of Housing payments. Can assist with rent in advance or deposit to support with moving. Also support toward rent arrears.

Apply for DHP

Exceptional Hardship Fund (EHF)

The Exceptional Hardship Fund offers short-term help to customers who get Council Tax Reduction but who are struggling to pay their Council Tax liability.

Apply for EHF

Disabled Facilities Grants

DFGs are available to help with adaptions to your home to help with everyday tasks. This might include equipment like stairlifts, or adaptions like ramps and wet rooms.

Devon County Council

0345 155 1007


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