Devon Advocacy Consortium
The Devon Advocacy Consortium working together to provide free and independent advocacy services across Devon and Torbay.

The Devon Advocacy Consortium consists of six charitable organisations who work together to provide the following free and independent advocacy services across Devon and Torbay:

  • Independent Care Act Advocacy
  • Independent Mental Health Advocacy
  • Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy
  • NHS Complaints Advocacy – Devon only
  • Paid Representative service
  • Litigation Friend service

The Devon Advocacy Consortium are commissioned by Devon County Council and Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust. We operate independently of the local authority and any other commissioning bodies.

Our team of Advocates are trained to work with specific client groups, and all Advocates have undertaken specialist City & Guilds accredited training.

We hold the Quality Performance Mark (QPM) for Advocacy services, awarded by the National Development Team for Inclusion.

Contact us

Telephone: 0845 231 1900



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About Us

Living Options Devon is a well respected user-led organisation which works to ensure that people with disabilities and Deaf people can live the life they choose. Set up in 1990 LOD is a registered charity (Charity N0. 1102489) and a company limited by guarantee (No. 4925281). Based in Exeter and Barnstaple, our charitable aims mean we we can offer services across the South West and share good practice throughout the UK. Being led and run by people with disabilities and Deaf people ensures LOD has first hand knowledge and understanding of the issues facing service users and so is very well placed to increase the influence and voice of Deaf and disabled people. We do this by providing education, training and services which enable people to live the lives they choose.

We are happy to provide all information about Living Options Devon and its projects in alternative formats by request. Please contact us using the details above.

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Contact us

There are a number of ways you can contact us:

By telephone: 01392 459222

By email:

By SMS: 07856 426940

By post: Living Options Devon, Ground Floor Units 3-4, Cranmere Court, Lustleigh Close, Matford Business Park, Exeter EX2 8PW