Action East Devon 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.
We run projects and deliver services, working with people and communities to meet the needs of the most vulnerable people in our society.
We work with volunteers and voluntary organisations and give them access to the support they need to make their community stronger.
We give community and voluntary organisations a voice and we represent them in East Devon and further afield, to help meet the needs of our most vulnerable citizens.
We put people at the heart of our services. Our services are developed out of our understanding of need within our communities and builds on the experiences of our existing service users.
Our collaborative network continues to grow as we look to developing solutions that support and promote the health and wellbeing of our local population in response to the demands of a changing health and social care landscape.
Creating a happier,
healthier East Devon
We work collaboratively to ensure voices are heard and services are developed to meet the needs of our most vulnerable citizens.
Our vision for East Devon is of a happy and healthy East Devon where organisations, people and communities work together to ensure that everyone can lead full lives.
Our mission is to work with people, communities and organisations to develop solutions that improve health, wellbeing and quality of life in East Devon, particularly for our most vulnerable individuals.
Everything we do at Action East Devon is underpinned by our values, which are:
Action East Devon is an independent charitable body and company limited by guarantee registered in 1998. Our Memorandum and Articles of Association set out our governance structures and aims of the organisation. Our Trustees are volunteers from the community and act also as directors for the purposes of company law.