Local Services Directory

support

Support Groups 

 
Alcoholics Anonymous

Information and Advice on alcohol addiction. 

Open Meetings - 1st Sunday of each month, Dunvegan Community Hall, 3pm - 4:30pm 

Tel (Free phone): 0800 917 650

Website: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk 

 

Alzheimers Scotland

Support and advice for people with dementia and their carers

Monthly pop up Cafe's and events around Skye, Lochalsh and Wester Ross

Address: Tigh Na Drochaid, Bridge Road, Portree, Isle of Skye, IV51 9ER

Tel: 01478 613 450

Email: Skyeservices@Alzscot.org

Website: www.alzscot.org

Facebook: @AlzScotWestHighland

 

Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland

Information and support for people affected by chest, heart or stroke issues and their families

Wednesdays from 1pm-3pm (Membership open to people who have had a stroke)

Address: Skye Stroke Friends, Tigh Na Droichaid, Bayfield, Portree, Isle of Skye, IV51 9EW

Advice Line: 0808 801 0899 

 

Skye and Lochalsh Mental Health Association (Am Fasgadh)

Support, advice, information and drop-in centre. 

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm, Saturday & Sunday 9am - 3pm

Website: https://www.slmha.co.uk/index.html

Tel: 01478 613 533

Email: admin@slmha.co.uk

 

The Way Forward Group 

A support group for men and women 18 - 70 with physical disability or chronic illness, and their carers. 

Meeting on alternative Thursday at the ARMS Centre in Portree

Tel: 01470 521 808

 
 
social

Health and Social Services

 

Allied Health Professionals Advice Line

Enquiry line aimed support the development of children and young people, aimed for all Highland parents, carers, young people and those who work with them. Professionals include, Dietitians, Educational Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Primary Mental Health Workers, Speech and Language Therapists. 

Tel: 077 854 77 68 (Open most Tuesdays from 2pm - 5pm)

 

Community Psychiatric Nurse

For help and support for those experiencing or caring for someone with mental health issues

Address: Portree Hospital, Fancy Hill, Portree, Isle of Skye, IV51 9BZ

Tel: 01478 614 216

 

Crossroads Care

Support to help give carers a break

Address: Kings House, The Green, Portree, Isle of Skye, IV51 9BS

 

MacMillan Nurse

Practical, medical, financial and emotional support for cancer sufferers and their carers

Website: www.macmillan.org.uk 

Tel (Free Phone): 0808 808 00 00 (Monday - Friday 9am - 8am) 

 

Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre (Skye and Lochalsh Friends of ARMS)

Support for people who suffer from MS and their carers

 Address: Unit 8B Industrial Estate, Lisigarry Place, Dunvegan Road, Portree, Isle of Sye, IV51 9BD

Tel: 01478 612 984 (National: 01296 711 699)

Email: Iansmart66@btinternet.com - National: info@msntc.org.uk

Website: www.MSNTC.org.uk

 

National Counselling Services Skye and Lochalsh

A Christian service available to anyone in need, regardless of religion, gender, sexual orientation or financial circumstances. 

Address: NCS, Heathmount, Pier Road, Kyleakin, Isle of Skye, IV51 9PL

Tel: 01599 530 011

Tel 2: 07881 981 519 

 

Occupational Therapist

Offering advice and support as well as help for for aids and adaptations in the home

Tel: 01478 612 943

 

School Nurse

Portree Tel: 01478 613 484 (Website: www.portreehigh.highland.sch.uk)

Plockton Tel: 01599 534 878 (Website: www.plocktonhighschool.wixsite.com/amploc)

 

advice

Information and Education

 

Skye and Lochalsh Citizens Advice Bureau

Free, confidential and impartial advice service 

Tel: 01478 612 032 

Email: adviser@slcab.org.uk

Website: www.slcab.org.uk

Facebook: @SLCAB

 

Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Information on business and training

Address: King's House, Portree, Isle of Skye IV51 9BS

Tel: 01478 612 841 

Website: www.HIE.co.uk

 

High Life Highland

Provides learning opportunities and tutoring for over 16s in basic skills such as Maths and English, as well as promoting opportunities in culture, sport, leisure and health and wellbeing. 

Address: Portree Community Library, Portree, Isle of Skye, IV51 9ET

Tel: 01478 614 832 

Email: catriona.canning@highlifehighland.com

Website: http://highlifehighland.com

 

Sabhal Mor Ostaig 

College for Gaelic language and culture. 

Address: Sleat, Isle of Skye, IV44 8RQ

Tel: 01471 888 000

Email: fios@smo.uhi.ac.uk

 

Skills Development Scotland

Careers advice centre

Address: King's House, The Green, Portree, Isle of Skye, IV512 9BS

Tel: 0300 0133 423 (by appointment only)

 

Skye and Lochalsh Access Panel

Help and advice for people with disabilities on issues regarding services, buildings and/or information barriers

Tel: 01471 822 902

Email: Skyeandlochalshaccesspanel@gmail.com

 

West Highland College UHI 

College providing courses and training locally and online from introductory courses and SVQs, up to degree and masters. 

Address (Portree): Portee College Centre, Struan Road, Portree, Isle of Skye, IV51 9EG

Tel (Portree): 01478 611 310

Address (Auchtertyre): Tigh Darach, Lochalsh Business Park, Auchtertyre, Kyle of Lochalsh, IV40 8EG

Tel (Auchtertyre): 01599 566 775

Address (Broadford): Parc nan Craobh, Broadford, Isle of Skye, IV49 9AP

Tel (Broadford): 01471 822 622 

Website: www.whc.uhi.ac.uk

 

 

houses

Housing Support 

 

Care & Repair

Assistance for elderly or disabled households who require repairs, adaptations or improvements to their properties 

Tel: 01478 612 035 

Website: www.lsha.co.uk/care-repair

 

Energy Advice Service

Offering energy advice and guidance to any household in Skye and Lochalsh 

Tel: 01478 612 035

Website: www.lsha.co.uk/energy-advice

 

Highland Council 

Offering support and housing options to people in Skye and Lochalsh 

Portree Office: Tigh Na Sgire, Portree Isle of Skye, IV51 9GP 

Portree Email: portree.servicepoint@highland.gov.uk

Broadford Office: Old Corry Road, Broadford, Isle of Skye, IV49 9AB

Kyle Office: Main Street, Kyle IV40 8AB

Housing and Property Services Tel: 01349 886 606 (Mon-Fri 8am - 5pm) 

Homelessness Team Tel: 01349 886 602 (Evenings and weekends 01349 886 691)

Homeless Team Email: homeless.prevention@highland.gov.uk

 

Lochalsh and Skye Housing Association

Offering support and housing options to people in Skye and Lochalsh 

Address: Morrison House, Bayfield Road, Portree, Isle of Skye, IV51 9EW

Tel: 01478 612 035

Website: www.lsha.co.uk