Contact us

The Customer Service Centre is open Monday to Friday 8am – 8pm and Saturdays 9am – 1pm

You can now contact Devon’s County Council’s Customer Service using either 0345 or 0845 numbers.

Your call may incur a charge, so please check with your phone company which will be cheaper for you. Your telephone company is obliged to include calls you make to 0345 numbers in any ‘free’ or ‘inclusive’ minutes packages that you may have with them. Calls to 0345 numbers are also charged at the same rate as calls to standard numbers starting in ‘01’ or ‘02’.

Adoption

Supporting adopters, children and families throughout the adoption process and beyond.
0345 155 1076

Care Direct

Information and help for older people, vulnerable adults, and their carers.
0345 155 1007 or 0845 155 1007

Children’s Social Work

For ongoing Children’s Social Work Enquiries
0345 155 1078 available 9am – 5pm, Mon to Thur and 9am – 4pm, Fri.

National Bus Pass

Information on the National Bus Pass scheme for Devon residents, including how to apply, renew or replace your pass.
01392 383 688

Consumer Advice

For advice on goods and services, and consumer rights.
0345 404 0506

Trading Standards Business Advice

01392 381381
Available 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday

Devon Highways

Road maintenance, traffic management and parking, streetlights and signs, and public rights of way.
0345 155 1004 or 0845 155 1004

Disability Information Service

Information and help for disabled people and carers including equipment, benefits, and care support.
0345 155 1005 or 0845 155 1005

Family Information Service

For information and advice on registered childcare, 2gether and services for children, young people and parents.
0345 155 1013 or 0845 155 1013

Fostering

Advice on becoming a Foster Carer or Supported Lodgings Host for Devon County Council.
0345 155 1077

Learn Devon

Enrol and pay for an adult learning course.
0345 155 1014 or 0845 155 1014

Libraries

Renewals, enquiries about the library service and your local library.
0345 155 1001 or 0845 155 1001

MASH (Safeguarding enquiries regarding children)

Speak to someone if you are concerned about the safety of a child or young person or to notify of a private fostering arrangement.
0345 155 1071

Parking Permits

Resident, visitor and business permit applications, renewals and enquiries.
0345 155 1073

Registrars

Births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships.
0345 155 1002 or 0845 155 1002

Schools and Education

Admissions, transport, free school meals.
0345 155 1019 or 0845 155 1019

Waste and Recycling

Help and advice. For domestic rubbish collection contact your district, city or borough council.
0345 155 1010 or 0845 155 1010

Emergencies (out of hours)

  • Social Services: 0345 600 0388 or 0845 600 0388
  • Highways: 01392 383329
  • Animal welfare, petrol and explosives: 01392 499499

General Enquiries

  • 0345 155 1015 or 0845 155 1015
  • Email: customer@devon.gov.uk
  • SMS text – text ‘Devon’ then your message to 80011
  • Fax:  0345 155 1003 or 0845 155 1003

Devon County Council
County Hall
Topsham Road
Exeter
Devon
EX2 4QD

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