Torbay Peer Support Project

Torbay Peer Support Project (formerly known as Daybreak)

We have a new name and office base from 2nd September 2019

We offer free activities and courses in Torbay for people who are struggling with their mental health as well as their family, friends and professionals who support them.

We are pleased to publish our new programme which can be downloaded here.

Our Peer Support team work across Torbay and we rely upon our dedicated volunteers to support the Project.

Our project offers Ageing Well activities and courses aimed at people aged 50+. We work closely with a range of GP surgeries in Torbay. Find out more.

Our learning community

Read insights from our volunteer trainers and the difference the Peer Support Project makes to them.

Watch interviews with some of our volunteers and participants.

Who can use this service?

  • People struggling with their mental health in Torbay and surrounding areas.
  • Friends, family and supporters.
  • Professionals working with people struggling with their mental health.

How to book

To book a place on a course please contact 01803 321248

No booking is required for our weekly drop-in activities.

To find out more about what we do at our peer support project please call 01803 321248, email Sharon.Nott@steponecharity.co.uk

Getting here

Peer Support Project Office – Room 1:22 at Innovation Centre, Lymington Road, Torquay, 01803 321248

  • Several bus routes into Torquay
  • Accessible by car via M5 south, A38 and A380
  • Parking is on-road, or Lymington Car Park      

Click here for directions

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“We’ve all got different stories
But somehow we’re the same”

Read a poem from a participant in our Understand Self-Harm course.

How the project is funded

Courses are free of charge. We fund our activities, and receive active support from our volunteer peer supporters. Our Ageing Well courses for people aged 50+ are funded by Ageing Well Torbay.

Related links

Residential support

Community support

Cypress Hospital

Crisis House