Services in Eilean Siar

This page details a list of local support services in Eilean Siar that you can contact for further support for your family. These services range from family support to specific support needs.

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Services in Eilean Siar

Action for Children Eilean Siar

Action for Children provide a wide range of services from to children and families across the Western Isles. They work with children and families who have been affected by substance misuse and violence against women, children with disabilities and children who have been identified as in need by Children’s Services.

Action for Children Eilean Siar
30 Bayhead
Stornoway
Isle of Lewis HS1 2DU

T: 01851 705 080

Autism Eilean Siar

Auitsm Eilean Siar is a voluntary group run by parents. They are dedicated to raising awareness and championing autism across the Western Isles. Their aim is to support people with autism, their families and professionals and to provide information. The group meets at Newton Community Association on the second Monday of every month.

Autism Eilean Siar
Box 1, Third Sector Hebrides
30 St Francis Street
Stornoway HS2 0ED

E: autism.eilean.siar@gmail.com

Barra Children's Centre

Barra Children’s Centre is a community-owned organisation that provides education and other services for pre-school children in Barra and Vatersay. In addition to providing accommodation for Council-run Nursery provision, the Children’s Centre also provides a Parent and Toddlers facility used for informal drop-in sessions and playleader led activities in Gaelic and English for babies, toddlers and their families, and a café.

Barra Children’s Centre
Bentangaval
Isle of Barra
HS9 5XN

T: 01871 810 890
E: info@barrachildrenscentre.org.uk
W: www.barrachildrenscentre.org.uk

Bridge Community Centre

The Bridge Community Centre is a vibrant youth and community group on the Isle of Lewis. The Bridge Community Centre Youth Group aims to increase the amount of opportunities for young people to play and socialise; their services include club nights and a mentoring programme.

Bridge Community Centre
Embankment
Bayhead
Stornoway HS1 2DU

T: 01851 702 432
E: info@bridgecommunitycentre.co.uk

The Caladh Trust

The Caladh Trust is based Balivanich and provides a wide range of services for people affected by addiction, family breakdown, exclusion illness and poverty. This includes drop-in services, individual and group support and counselling, a community garden and café, healthy eating programmes, minor household repairs and other practical support.

Caladh Trust
An Caladh
East Camp
Balivanich
Isle of Benbecula HS7 5LA

T: 01870 603 888
E: caladh.trust@ntlworld.com

Counselling & Family Mediation Western Isles (Relationships Scotland)

Relationships Scotland supports individuals, couples and families experiencing relationship difficulties. Their office in Stornoway offers counselling and mediation support for families throughout the Western Isles.

Relationships Scotland – Counselling & Family Mediation Western Isles
23 Keith Street
Stornoway
Isle of Lewis HS1 2JA

T: 01851 705 600
E: cfmwesternisles@btconnect.com
W: www.relationships-scotland.org.uk/find-a-local-service/family-mediation-services/western-isles

Harris Alcohol & Drugs Action Group

The Harris Alcohol & Drugs Action Group provide information and advice to young people through their youth cafés in Tarbert and Leverburgh.

Harris Alcohol & Drugs Action Group
Old Hostel
Tarbert
HS3 3BG

T: 01859 502 171
E: morag.munro@harrisvs.org.uk

The Shed

The Shed is a youth and community facility in Stornoway that is fully equipped to offer a wide range of options to many types of clients. They run a range of activities for young people, including youth clubs, one-to-one’s and drop-in’s; a babies and toddlers group; and a drop-in centre called ‘The Well’ for adults who are affected by their own or someone else’s substance misuse.

The Shed
11 Francis Street
Stornoway
HS1 2NB

T: 01851 704 557
E: enquiries@theshedproject.org.uk
W: www.theshedproject.org.uk

The Speech Language Communication Company (SLCo)

SLCo has a range of information services that provide help and advice to parents and carers about speech, language and communication. Their staff cover Dundee, Angus, Perth and Kinross, Edinburgh and Lothians, Glasgow, Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Borders and Western Isles; they organise local support groups, workshops, one-to-one support, and can arrange a Speech Language Therapist guided support service.

The Speech Language Communication Company
42 -44 Castle Street
Dundee DD1 3AQ

T: 01382 250 060
text: 07580 022 151
W: www.speech-language-communication-company.uk