Hi, We’re Encompass Southwest

We know how hard it can be to find the right support and advice, it’s even harder when you live in a rural location such as Devon. Services can often be difficult and expensive to access, that combined with mental health or addictions can often leave you feeling very lonely and isolated. Encompass Southwest is a local charity based across North Devon, Torridge and West Devon offering free and confidential advice on a variety of issues including;

  • Money and Debt
  • Rough Sleeping
  • Housing and Accommodation
  • Young People’s Housing and Homelessness Support

We can help with one-off advice over the phone, on-line advice via our website or face-to-face advice either at your home or at one of our drop-in services at our projects.

Online Advice

Our Projects

Housing and Accommodation

Everyone deserves somewhere safe to live. Our supported housing provides a safe place to call home for those people who are rough sleeping or at risk of rough sleeping, who need a little extra help to maintain a tenancy successfully.

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Money and Debt

Helping you take control of your money and debts, we offer free confidential and impartial debt and money advice. Our skilled advisers are here to help, and find the best solution for you tailored around your individual circumstances and needs.

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Rough Sleeping

Our Rough Sleeper Service works across Northern Devon to support people living on the streets. We assess people’s housing, social and healthcare needs, working with partner agencies to help them move towards a more positive future.

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Young People

Youth homelessness is real and each year we support over 150 young people across North Devon who are either sofa surfing, rough sleeping or at risk of homelessness.

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Real Stories

About Encompass Southwest

Our team of experienced and dedicated adviser work in partnership with a variety of local agencies and we are always looking to build on these. Encompass Southwest recognises that we cannot work in isolation and that by working together we can ensure positive sustainable outcomes for some of our most complex and vulnerable clients.

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