Scroll down for lots of helpful links and sources of information;
Alzheimer’s Scotland have produced a booklet outlining what people can expect if they are admitted to hospital with the virus.
The local women’s aid group have sent us the following information which may help people struggling with Domestic problems or abuse.
| Support for Women, Children & Young People Experiencing Domestic Abuse in Skye & Lochalsh
*** Ross-shire, Skye & Lochalsh Women’s Aid ***
We offer safety planning, emotional and practical support
and help accessing local services for housing, benefits,
financial & legal advice.
Monday – Friday 9.30am – 4.30pm
01349 863568 (someone will take the call in our team in Dingwall and allocate to us)
Specially trained staff available to offer support and information
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
0800 027 1234
www.sdafmh.org.uk (webchat available)
In an emergency, call the Police on 999.
If you are unable to indicate to the operator you need to speak to the police as it is dangerous to talk, press 55 and the operator will know you are in danger. For more information see here.
A space to talk & be listened to.
https://breathingspace.scot/ (webchat available)
Weekday Mon-Thu 6pm – 2am
Weekend Fri 6pm – Mon 6am
A safe place to talk. No judging or telling you what to do. Just listening
Call 116 123
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
More numbers and support available https://www.scottishwomensrightscentre.org.uk/news/covid-19coronavirus-info/covid-19-support-available-for-women-experiencing-abuse
You are not alone. It’s not your fault. We are here to listen.
also for Domestic abuse;
- 24-hour National domestic abuse helpline: 0808 2000 247
- Men’s advice line: 0808 801 032
- Scotland – Domestic Abuse & Forced Marriage Helpline (freephone 24/7): 0800 027 123
NHS information, How to access NHS services at home.
Information for pregnant people and their families.
Uk government guidance on health and well being
UK government support for domestic abuse;
Highland council support for bereaved families;
Scottish Government mental health advice and support;
NHS addiction support;
mental health support
Scottish Mental Health Association;
Eating disorders help and support;
LGBTQ+ helplines and support;
Age Scotland information and support;
Alzheimers Scotland help and support;
Skye and Lochalsh Young carers, supporting young carers in the area, includes Lochcarron;
|Adult Support & Protection||Public helpline for support and protection||Tel; 08009020042 (Highland area)|
|Childline||Helpline for children and young people up to 18 years. Trained councillors available to answer your call||Tel; 800 11 11|
|The Samaritans||Support available for people of any age||Tel; 116 123|
|Womens Aid Outreach Service||Confidential information if you are suffering abuse or need somewhere to stay||Tel; 07715 532979 or 01349 863568|
|Alzheimer Scotland||24 hour helpline||Tel; 0808 808 3000|
|Age Concern, Scotland||National charity for those aged 50 and over||Tel; 0131 6680364|
|Al-Anon Family Helpline||Helps families and collegues of problem drinkers||Tel; 020 7403 0888|
|Alcoholics Anonymous||24 hour helpline, trained councillors will take your call||Tel; 0800 9177650|
|Citizens Advice Bureau||Help line||Tel; 01463 237664 (local) National; 01738 450580|
Phone – 01520 722987
Mobile – 0749 838 7343