About Us

CHAT (Churches Housing Action Team) was founded by Christians who were concerned by the large number of people experiencing housing difficulty in Mid Devon.

We believe that everyone is entitled to decent, secure and affordable housing – somewhere to call home.

Awarded 2013

First awarded 2013

We give free, impartial and confidential Housing Advice in person, over the phone or by email, and our advisers can act on your behalf where necessary.

With the free support from our Tenancy Support workers we can support you to keep your home and move on with your life.

CHAT is a member of Homeless Link

CHAT_logoContact us by email or call 01884 255606

CHAT’s offices are open
Monday – Friday: 9.30 am – 4.30 pm

The Food Bank is open Monday – Friday: 10 am – 12 noon and 2 – 4 pm

Crediton Outreach is now by appointment

CHAT advisors can meet you during our office hours at a time that works well for you.

Please phone or email in advance to arrange a mutually convenient time

01884 255606 theoffice@chatmid.co.uk

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We’ve had loads of requests for our Reverse Advent Calendar – thank you for your interest.

Here is a downloadable and printable version: Reverse Advent day by day


New for 2018 – CHAT Christmas Vouchers – buy virtual Gifts for the friend or family member who already ‘has it all’ and help bring hope in Mid Devon.

All is explained here: How the CHAT Xmas Vouchers work

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