Plymouth & Devon
Racial Equality Council

Plymouth & Devon Racial Equality Council believes that to build a fair and just society everyone must have an equal chance to live, work and learn free from prejudice, discrimination and racism.

It values diversity and works in partnership with individuals and organisations that are also commited to race equality.

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Plymouth & Devon Racial Equality Council

Important information

Please note that due to the current situation regarding the Covid-19 virus, Plymouth and Devon Racial Equality Council are following government advice to avoid social contact and work from home.

This means that we are unable to meet with people face-to-face but will still be providing a service via the telephone and email.

If you would like advice around a racist abuse, benefits or housing, or need to speak to some one to see where you can get help from, please ring the following numbers:

Lavinia Porfir: 07470011220 between 9.00 and 17.00, Monday to Friday

Vanessa Crosse: 07393128153 between 9.00 and 17.00 Monday to Thursday.

If no one is available to take your call, please leave a message and someone will get back to you as soon as possible.

If you have experienced racist abuse please report it to the police on 101, if not urgent, or 999 if you are in danger.

If you would like support to contact the police to report racist abuse, please contact Lavinia or Vanessa on the above numbers.

Staff will be answering emails as usual and can be contacted on: Julie Paget, Manager Vanessa Crosse, Community Development/Caseworker Lavinia Porfir, Community Engagement/Caseworker Hilary Warren, Benefit Advice Worker Rachael Morris, Finance Officer,

We are very sorry that we are no longer able to meet with our beneficiaries at this difficult time. We will review the situation on a daily basis and will resume our services as soon as possible.

Kindest regards

Julie, Vanessa, Lavinia, Hilary, Rachael and the Board of Trustees.

Important Information

Contact Us

Where To Find Us

Phone :
01752 224555

Address :
Harwell Centre, 28 – 42 Harwell Court, Western Approach, Plymouth PL1 1PY