Support over the Christmas

As John’s office will be closed over the Christmas Period (21st Dec- 6th Jan) you can find a list of numbers if you need any support or help over this period below.

Out-of-hours Emergency Contacts

Highland Council

  • Health and Social Care – 0845 601 4813
  • Roads, Flooding and Street Lighting – 01349 886690
  • Housing and Homelessness – 01349 886691

Argyll & Bute

  • Social Work Services – 01631 566491 or 01631 569712
  • Homelessness – 0345 056 5457
  • Housing Repairs – 0800 028 2755
  • Local Roads, Flooding and Street Lighting – 0800 373 635

Moray Council

  • All Emergencies – 03457 565656

Orkney Islands Council 

  • Health and Social Care – 01856 888000
  • Roads, Flooding and Street Lighting – 01856 876338
  • Housing – 01856 873430
  • Homelessness – 07921582962

Shetland Islands Council

  • Social Work Services, including homelessness and emergency housing – Duty Social Worker – 01595 695611
  • Roads, Flooding and Street Lighting – 01595 744866
  • Housing – 01595 693972

Western Isles Council

  • All out of hours services for CNES and HHP are delivered through Faire Community Alarm Service – 01851 701702

Other Numbers

  • BEAR Scotland – 0800 587 1107
  • NHS 24 – Call free on 111 if you are ill and it can’t wait until your regular NHS service reopens
  • Police Scotland – 101 (for all services) 999 (for all emergencies)
  • Scottish Fire and Rescue Service – 01463 240999 (24 hours) 999 (for emergencies)
  • Scottish Water –  0800 0778 778 (24 hours)
  • Samaritans – 116 123
  • Scottish Women’s Aid – 0800 027 1234
  • Alcoholics Anonymous – 0800 9177 650
  • Gambler’s Anonymous – 0370 050 8881
  • Rape Crisis Scotland – 08088 01 03 02
  • Mikeysline – Text to Talk – 07779 303 303