Caithness.org List Of Helplines

Help For Phone Number
Action On Dementia Helpline -
24 Hours
080 8808 3000
Aids 0800 567123
Aids Local Highlands 01463 715111
Alcohol Abuse 0345 320202
Alcoholics Anonymous 0345 697555
Antenatal Results Choices 0171 631 0285
Asian Cancer Information 0800 590415
Bear Scotland - roads 0800 587 1108.
Benefits Agency for Disabled 0800 882 200
   
Blood Transfusion Service - Donors 0845 7711711
Cancerlink   0800 132 905
Cancer - Young People

0800 591082

Carers National Care Line 080 8808 7777
Cerebral Palsy 0808 800 333
ChildLine

0800 1111

Consumer Advice 0845 600 4222
Consumer Credit Councelling 0800 138 1111
Contact a Family

0171 383 3555 

Councel & Care - Advice Line 0845 300 7585
Crimestoppers 0800 555111
Cruse Bereavement Councelling Caithness 01847 894101
Debtline Enquiries 0800 808 4000
Drinkline 0800 917828
Drug Abuse

0800 776600

Drug & Alcohol Caithness 01955 603462
Elder Abuse Response

 
080 8808 8141
Mon - Fri 10.00am - 4.30pm
For anyone worried about an older person being abused, neglected or financially exploited
Electric Emergency 0800 300999
Electric & Gas Careline 0800 622838
Employability for Disabled People

 0131 475 234

Epilepsy Association HQ

0141 427 5225

Floodline   SEPA 0845 9881188
Gas Emergency Line 0800 111 999
Gay Alzheimers Help Line (Gay Carers) 0845 300 0336
Highland Carers

0345 660026

Health Information - Highland Health 0845 7573077
Highland Sexual Health

01463 704202

Hodgkin's Disease 01844 291500
Lone Parent Helpline 0800 018 5026
Manic Depression Support Line 0778 8817136
Manic Depression Fellowship Helpline 0141 331 0344
Marriage Counselling

01463 712210

Meningitis 01454 413344
Men's Health See List  
Missing Persons Helpline 0500 700 700
Message Home -
Confidential messaging system 
0800 700 740
Multiple Sclerosis

01955 603092
01847 892938

Multiple Sclerosis
Telephone Councelling
0208 422 2144
NHS Information (Mon - Fri 9am-5pm)

0800 224488

ParentLine Scotland 0808 800 2222
Parents of Stammerers

0845 603 2001

Parnet  - The Rescue Foundation
Mon-Fri 9.30am-4.30pm, answerphone at other times. We provide information, advice, parent-to-parent contact service, signposting to other organisations and a postal lending library service. For parents and carers of children with brain-related conditions. Covers all UK.
0800-32-81-159
Police Confidential Line - North Scot 01955 606800
Public Concern At Work   020 7404 6609
Scotland 0141 550 7570 9.00 - 6.00
Rape & Abuse

0808 8000122 (answered by Men)
Mon & Wed Evenings 7.00pm - 10.00pm
0808 8000123 (answered by women)
Seven days 7.00pm - 10.00pm

The Samaritans

0345 909090
01847 895656

Scottish Hydro Electric - Bill Enquiries 0845 3002141
Scottish Water - Emergency Line
Scottish Water Customer Helpline
0845 600 8855
0845 601 8855
Smokeline 0800 848484
Stakeholders Pensions Social Security 0845 7143 143
Step Family Scotland Helpline 0131 225 5800
Teenage Drop In Centre Wick
12.30 - 1.30 Fridays Only
01955 609121
Warm Deal - Grants for Insulation

FREEPHONE 
0800 072 0150

Women's Aid Scotland
(Partner Abuse) Helpline
0800 027 1234
10.00am - 10.00pm
Women's Aid
Caithness and Sutherland

01349 863568
Monday to Friday, 10am - 5pm

OTHER HELPFUL NUMBERS

SUTHERLAND:

POLICE: 01862 810222 (Dornoch)

They will route your call to a police officer in your area.

In an emergency call 999 and ask for Police or Ambulance.

WOMENíS AID: 01349 863568

10am - 5 pm, Monday to Friday

SOCIAL WORK: 01408 634040

In an emergency, Social Workers can be contacted out of hours on 0845 812010

HOUSING: 01862 812010

In an emergency, a Housing Officer can be contacted out of hours on 0845 700 2005

CAITHNESS:

WOMENíS AID: 01349 863568

10am - 5pm, Monday to Friday

POLICE: 01847 893222 (Thurso)

01955 603551 (Wick)

In an emergency call 999 and ask for Police or Ambulance.

SOCIAL WORK: 01847 893835 (Thurso)

01955 605040 (Wick)

In an emergency, Social Workers can be contacted out of hours on 0845 812010

HOUSING: 01847 805505 (Thurso)

01955 607712 (Wick)

In an emergency, a Housing Officer can be contacted out of hours on 0845 700 2005

SAMARITANS: 01847 895656

CITIZENíS ADVICE BUREAUX: 01847 894243/896796 (Thurso)

01955 605989 (Wick)

NATIONAL:

DOMESTIC ABUSE HELPLINE: 0800 0271234

SAMARITANS: 08457 909090

Area Managers  - Social Work In Highland
Caithness
Bob Silverwood - 01955 605040
Sutherland
Larry Wilmot  01408 633033
Inverness
John Dunlop 01463 724220
Lochaber
Theresa James  01397 703397
Nairn, Badenoch & Strathspey
John Richards  01497 810251

Many other helplines exist in the UK.  notify any for inclusion to bill@caithness.org