Ilfracombe Centre: at a glance Opening hours: 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday Ilfracombe Town Council: Services, councillor surgeries, council meetings and facility hire. North Devon District Council: Housing - advice, waiting lists, homeless assistance; benefits

Ilfracombe Centre... at a glanceOpening hours: 9am-5pm, Monday-FridayIlfracombe Town Council: Services, councillor surgeries, council meetings and facility hire.North Devon District Council: Housing - advice, waiting lists, homeless assistance; benefits and council tax services; Environmental Health including fly tipping, dog fouling and pollution problems; parking permits; Planning Service surgeries on Tuesday mornings and advice; general enquiries and referrals to other agencies at the centre.Devon County Council: Telephone hotline with direct access to: Care Direct/adult social care; disability information service; children and families; schools and education; roads and transport; libraries and registrars (births, deaths and marriages); waste and recycling; general enquiries. Job Centre Plus: Appointments with Jobcentre Plus adviser, available 9.30am-12.30pm Tuesday and Thursday; full time Job Point at centre enabling viewing of all vacancies available; advice on accessing services.North Devon Pathfinder: Introductory offers on a range of training courses; approved Learndirect provider; help with accessing Internet and emails for job searching, shopping and services; tutors on hand four times per week to offer taster courses, IT support and Skills for Life sessions.Scribes (South West CIC): Free help with completing forms, guidance into appropriate training and education or additional support; experienced workers and volunteers for confidential one-to-one mentoring and assistance.Trading Standards: Support for businesses and consumers.Citizens Advice Bureau: Free, confidential and independent advice on any topic. Appointments Mondays 10am-1pm; drop-in service Wednesdays 10am-1pm. Information via www.adviceguide.org.uk Exeter Drugs Project: Confidential and discreet support and treatment for drug users, their families and carers; individual and group work on an appointment basis. surgeries:Police MPCredit UnionFor information on the all above services, call in at the Ilfracombe Centre, top of Northfield Road, phone (01271) 855300 or email theilfracombecentre@northdevon.gov.uk