What We Do

Find out more about the services we deliver throughout Devon

We've been supporting people in Devon for nearly 85 years!


The cost of mental health to both communities and businesses is growing, and our ‘Be Well @ Step One’ projects offers support to meet some of that desperate need… read more

Through the Gate Support - CFO3

CFO3 is a voluntary programme that is supported by Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) and part funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) on behalf of Shaw Trust.

The CFO3 project supports people across Devon, we can support ….. read more

Community Support Services

This service is generally funded through social care funding from Devon County Council and Devon Partnership NHS Trust, direct/personal budgets from local authorities, or through self-funding……. read more

Rehabilitation Service

Cypress Hospital is a 24/7 inpatient rehabilitation service that provides specialist care and support to people with complex mental health recovery needs in southern and western Devon on their journey to recovery. The goal of our service is to help people recover, achieve their full potential and live fulfilling lives in the community…… read more

Supported Living Houses

This service is funded by individual Spot funding for each person generally though Devon County Council….. read more

Step One Completed Projects

Torbay Community Access

For this project, Step One worked in partnership with Devon Partnership Trust, specifically in the Torbay area. Referrals to the service were received from Devon Partnership Trust with the aim of reducing the waiting list for mental health services and hospital admissions.

Torbay Peer Support Project

The Torbay Peer Support Project offered free activities and courses in Torbay for people who were experiencing difficulties with their mental health and also offered support for their family, friends and the professionals that supported them. Our team and dedicated volunteers worked across Torbay to support the project.

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