Action East Devon

Action East Devon, formerly EDVSA, is the leading local charity working with the people, communities and organisations of East Devon to create the services and support they need to live happier and healthier lives.

  • They offer advice, information and training to community, voluntary and social enterprise groups through the Council for Voluntary Service. 
  • They enable organisations to support and attract volunteers through their Volunteer Centre.
  • Through their database of community organisations they offer a single point of contact for voluntary and community sector services in East Devon. 
  • They provide a range of support, recovery and wellbeing opportunities for vulnerable people and their carers and are currently working with older people, young people with poor mental health and their parents/carers, people with learning disabilities and carers through the following services: Devon Carers, Counselling for Carers, Branching Out, the Project, Axminster Remembers, Forget Me Not, Axe Valley Visiting Scheme.

 Phone: 01404 549045, email:

Advice East Devon

The home for free, impartial advice services in and around Exmouth, Honiton, Ottery St Mary, Seaton, Sidmouth and Axminster. You can find out about Advice East Devon and its partners, and use their simple advice enquiry form to get immediate and direct help on any issue.

Lower Otter Restoration Project

The Lower Otter Restoration Project wants to work with local people and partner organisations to explore how we can preserve and improve the downstream part of the River Otter, its estuary, and its immediate surroundings for future generations in the face of a rapidly changing climate.