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OIC Contacts:-
Housing Division                    Housing Benefit Section
Council Offices                     Finance Division
School Place                        Council Offices
Kirkwall                            School Place
Tel:- (01856) 873535                Kirkwall
Fax:- (01856) 886530                Tel:- (01856) 873535 ext. 2116 or
E-mail:- housing@orkney.gov.uk      (01856) 886312 (direct dial)
Emergency out of hours repairs      Fax:- (01856) 876158
service:- (01856) 873430            E-mail:- benefits@orkney.gov.uk
Emergency out of hours
homelessness officer:- 07699 705
527 (pager) or if pager is
unavailable please ‘phone 07921
582 962 (mobile phone)

Rent Section                        Council Tax Section
Finance Division                    Finance Division
Council Offices                     Council Offices
School Place                        School Place
Kirkwall                            Kirkwall
Tel:- (01856) 873535 ext. 2115 or   Tel:- (01856) 873535 ext. 2133 or
(01856) 886311 (direct dial)        (01856) 886322 (direct dial)
Fax:- (01856) 876158                Fax:- (01856) 876158
E-mail:- revenues@orkney.gov.uk     E-mail:- revenues@orkney.gov.uk

Department of Community Social      Department of Education & Recreation
Services                            Services
Council Offices                     Council Offices
School Place                        School Place
Kirkwall                            Kirkwall
Tel:- (01856) 873535                Tel:- (01856) 873535 ext. 2417
Fax:- (01856) 886453                Fax:- (01856) 876327
Emergency out of hours duty         E-mail:- education@orkney.gov.uk
social worker service:- Tel:-
(01856) 888000

Environmental Health Section        Trading Standards Section
Council Offices                     Council Offices
School Place                        School Place
Kirkwall                            Kirkwall
Tel:- (01856) 873535 ext. 2801      Tel:- (01856) 873535 ext. 2821
Fax:- (01856) 886450                Fax:- (01856) 876359
E-mail:- env.health@orkney.gov.uk   E-mail:-
                                    tradingstandards@orkney.gov.uk
Waste Disposal Unit                Orkney County Library
Council Offices                    Junction Road
School Place                       Kirkwall
Kirkwall                           Tel:- (01856) 873166
Tel:- (01856) 873535 ext. 2325     Fax:- (01856) 875260
Fax:- (01856) 872379

Stromness Library
Hellihole Road
Stromness
Tel:- (01856) 850907
Other Useful Contacts:-
Jobcentre Plus                     Northern Constabulary
West Tankerness Lane               Police Station
Kirkwall                           Kirkwall
Tel:- (01856) 885300               Tel:- (01856) 872241
Fax:- (01856) 872392               Fax:- (01856) 873055
E-mail:
Rhona.shearer@jobcentreplus.gsi.
gov.uk

Orkney Housing Association Ltd     Orkney Islands Property Developments
39a Victoria Street                Ltd
Kirkwall                           15 Victoria Street
Tel:- (01856) 875253               Kirkwall
Fax: (01856) 876764                Tel:- (01856) 876310
Email:                             Fax:- (01856) 875657
enquiries@ohal.demon.co.uk         Email:- joan@oipdl.co.uk


Orkney Care & Repair               Northern and Western Isles Energy
15 Victoria Street                 Efficiency Advice Centre
Kirkwall                           26 Bridge Street
Tel:- (01856) 873369               Kirkwall
Fax:- (01856) 875657               Tel:- (01856) 870 534
E-mail:-                           Fax:- (01856) 870 534
admin@orkneycareandrepair.co.uk    Email: info@energyadvice.plus.com
Sacro
Orkney Resource Project
4B Laing Street
Kirkwall
Tel/Fax:- (01856) 875815
E-mail:- info@orkney.sacro.org.uk

Travel:-
Loganair Ltd                        Northlink Ferries
Kirkwall Airport                    Reservations Tel:- 0845 6000 449
Kirkwall                            Website:-
Tel:- (01856) 872494                http//:www.northlinkferries.co.uk

Orkney Ferries                      Visit Orkney
Shore Street                        Broad Street
Kirkwall                            Kirkwall
Tel:- (01856) 872044                Tel:- (01856) 872856
Fax:- (01856) 872921                Fax:- (01856) 875056
Health Services:-
Balfour Hospital                    NHS Orkney
New Scapa Road                      Garden House
Kirkwall                            Kirkwall
Tel:- (01856) 888000                Tel- (01856) 888000
Utilities Contact Nos:-
Scottish Hydro Electric             Scottish Water
Tel:- 0845 300 2141                 Tel:- 0845 601 8855
Power Loss & Emergencies            Emergency Tel No:- 0845 600 8855
Tel:- 0800 300 999                  E-mail:-
E-mail:-                            customer.service@scottishwater.co.uk
customerservice@hydro.co.uk         Website:-
Website:- http://www.hydro.co.uk/   http://www.scottishwater.co.uk/html/co
                                    ntact.html
National Organisations:-
Scottish Public Services            Equalities and Human Rights
Ombudsman                           Commission
4 Melville Street                   The Optima Building, 58 Robertson
Edinburgh                           Street, Glasgow, G2 8DU
EH3 7NS                             Telephone 0141 228 5910 (non helpline
                                    calls only)
Telephone:- 0870 011 5378           Fax 0141 228 5912
Fax:- 0870 011 5379                 scotland@equalityhumanrights.com
Email:-                             http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en
enquiries@scottishombudsman.or      /aboutus/pages/aboutus.aspx
g.uk
Website:-
http://www.scottishombudsman.or
g.uk/contact/
The Mental Welfare Commission         Turning Point Scotland
for Scotland                          54 Govan Road
K Floor                               Glasgow
Argyle House                          G51 1JL
Lady Lawson Street                    Tel: 0141 427 8200
Edinburgh                             Fax: 0141 427 8201
EH3 9SH                               Email: info@turningpointscotland.com
Tel: 0131 222 6111                    Website:
Fax: 0131 222 6112                    http://www.turningpointscotland.com/
Email: enquiries@mwcscot.org.uk
Website:
http://www.mwcscot.org.uk/

Shelterline (free 24 hour advice)     Scottish Domestic Abuse Helpline
0808 800 4444                         Tel:- 0800 027 1234
http://www.scotland.shelter.org.uk/   Fax:- 01294 465 725
home/index.cfm/setcountry/true/       Website:-
                                      http://www.domesticabuse.co.uk
Voluntary Sector:-
Advocacy Orkney                       Age Concern
Orkney Counselling & Support          6 Bridge Street
Centre                                Kirkwall
The Strynd                            Tel:- (01856) 872438
Kirkwall                              Fax: 01856 875455
Tel:- (01856) 870111                  Email: sue@ageorkney.freeserve.co.uk
Fax:- (01856) 879482
E-mail:- advocacy-
orkney@btconnect.com


Citizens Advice Bureau                Crossroads
6 Bridge Street                       Anchor Buildings
Kirkwall                              6 Bridge Street
Tel:- (01856) 875266                  Kirkwall
                                      Tel:- (01856) 870500
                                      Fax: 01856 873617
                                      Email: orkney@carers.net


Employability Orkney                  HiP (Home Decoration Project)
Former Coastguard Station             Employability Orkney
Cromwell Road                         (Referrals made through OIC)
Kirkwall
KW1 1LN
Tel: (01856) 876612
Email:
admin@employabilityorkney.co.uk
Home Start                           Orkney Alcohol Counselling & Advisory
8 Bridge Street                      Service
Kirkwall                             6 Bridge Street Wynd
Orkney                               Kirkwall
KW15 1HR                             Tel:- (01856) 874738
Tel: 01856 870770                    Fax:- (01856) 871011
Fax: 01856 870770                    Email:- enquiries@oacas.org.uk
Email: homestart@orkney.com


Orkney Blide Trust                   Orkney Disability Forum
54 Victoria Street                   1 Mackays Buildings
Kirkwall                             Junction Road
Orkney                               Kirkwall
KW15 1DN                             Tel:- (01856) 870340
Tel: 01856 874874                    E-mail:- odf@orkney.com
Email:
orkneyblidetrust@btinternet.com

Relationships Scotland               Restart Orkney
The Counselling and Support          Grainshore Training Centre
Centre                               Hatston Industrial Estate Kirkwall
The Strynd                           Orkney
Kirkwall                             (Referrals made through OIC)
Orkney KW15 1HG
Tel: 01856 877750
Email: enquiries@rsorkney.gov.uk


Samaritans                           Starter Packs Orkney
The Counselling and Support          Tel: 07783 351 886
Centre                               (Referrals made through OIC)
The Strynd
Kirkwall
Orkney KW15 1HG
Tel:- (01856) 875875
National Helpline:- 08457 90 90 90
E-mail:- jo@samaritans.org
External Website
http://www.samaritans.org

The Talking Newspaper                Victim Support
Orkney Library                       6 Bridge Street
Junction Road                        Kirkwall
Kirkwall                             Tel:- (01856) 877554
Tel:- (01856) 873843                 Email:
                                     victimsupportorkney@btconnect.com
Voluntary Action Orkney            Women’s Aid Orkney
Anchor Buildings                   Anchor Buildings
6 Bridge Street                    6 Bridge Street
Kirkwall                           Kirkwall
KW15 1HR                           Orkney
Tel: 01856 872897                  KW15 1HR
Fax: 01856 873167                  Tel: 01856 877900
Email: enquiries@vaorkney.org.uk   Email:
                                   womensaidorkney@btconnect.com

				
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