Lapford Community Support

Village Support Network

Lapford Emergency Response Team

Tel: 07496 144 772

Facebook: Help The Vulnerable in our Community (Lapford)

A group of volunteers has come together under the Lapford Emergency Response Team to offer help:


We can collect groceries from the village SPAR. You will need a bank card to pay over the phone for these.


We can take any essential post items to the post office.

Medication & Prescriptions

We can arrange collecting medications from Bow, Wallingbrook or Morchard surgeries.

Dog Walking

We can give your pet some exercise.

Lapford Voluntary Car Aid (LVCA) provides transport to various local health centres, dentist surgeries and community hospitals within the area.

Contact: Grace Hill

Telephone: 01363 83178

Mid Devon County Council Information

COVID-19 Local Support Fund

We’ve setup an emergency fund to support people experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID19 pandemic

Request community assistance online

Use our online form to request help if you or someone you know is isolated and in need of support

Community support hotline

If you’re worried about a family member or neighbour, call us on our new Community Support hotline

Directory of community support groups

See our list of contacts to join a community group in your area for support whilst in isolation

Community action funding

Find out what funding is available to support community-led schemes during the COVID-19 outbreak

Multiagency support

Organisations working across Mid Devon are offering specific support for people who are in need or self-isolating

Safeguarding adults advice for Coronavirus volunteers

If you’re a community volunteer, the DSAP has provided a leaflet to help you identify and report signs of exploitation during the COVID-19 ‘lockdown’

Local Organisations

Website detailing information and guidance on all the facilities and services available in Crediton and the surrounding local area:

Voluntary Action in Mid Devon

Mid Devon’s Council for Voluntary Service

We support and promote voluntary and community action across Mid Devon through: Developing the capacity, skills and knowledge of groups; Connecting groups to facilitate and promote joint working; Building the influence of the sector and helping people to become Active Citizens.


Tel: 01884 255734


Facebook: @InvolveDevon

Opening hours: Tuesday to Thursday, 9.30am – 2.30pm