Useful Contacts

East Sutherland Citizens Advice Bureau

The East Sutherland Citizens Advice Bureau supports individuals by providing information and advice on benefits, housing issues, debt, employment concerns, consumer advice etc. The Money Advice Officer exists to give advice on financial affairs, such as investment and pensions. Consultations are available at the Golspie Office, outreach clinics in Helmsdale, Brora, Dornoch and Bonar Bridge, or by telephone. Contact the the Golspie Office if you require any assistance.

Golspie Office: Station Road, Golspie, KW10 6SN
Tel: 01408 633000
Email: advice@esvas@casonline.org.uk


Voluntary Groups-East Sutherland
Alba, Main Street, Golspie, KW10 6RP
Tel: 01408 633001 


Bradbury Centre

The Bradbury Centre, Bonar Bridge, is a well-being centre for the elderly in East Sutherland, open for activities and lunch on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Engaging activity provides balance and mobility exercises and other activities such as craft and games. Transport is provided to the centre which also provides a Dial-a-Bus Service and scheduled services to Alness and Tain. For further information please visit their website.
Manager - Lorraine Askew
The Bradbury Centre
Tel: 01863 766722


Health and Well Being Hub,Brora

The hub opens in Brora on Monday to Friday from 10am to 3.00pm.

It is run by Engaging with Activity and transport is supplied . Activities including Otago, Musical entertainment, Arts & Crafts, Cooking Workshop, Gardening, Walking  and Lunch are features of the hub.

Tel:  07593546722      Email: engagingwithactivity@gmail.com ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Helmsdale Hub -  Dementia Friendly Communities CIC - Contact Steve Henderson. Project Officer. at steve@demetia-friendly.com

Community Centre, Dunrobin Street, Helmsdale. KW8 6JA

Tel: 01431 821655.  www.adementiafriendlycommunity.com

Also run "Bridge over Troubed Waters" which gives support at £15 per hour accessed through SDS

Activities are held at the Helmsdale Hub 11am to 2pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. All are welcome.


Learning Centres

A wide range of vocational and leisure classes are provided by the two learning centres in the area. Both centres provide creative and practical opportunities as well as Work Club giving support and guidance on employment issues. For details contact:

Brora Community Learning Centre
Tel: 01408 622707  Manager:  Trish Matthews

Lairg & District Learning Centre
Tel: 01549 402050


Leisure Classes and Activities

Details of leisure classes, activities, events and facilities at village halls may be found as follows:

BADAG - Brora and District Action Group

info@broravillage.scot

Dornoch Social Club
www.dadca.org.uk

Lairg Community Cenre
www.lairgcommunitycentre.blogspot.co.uk

Ardgay Public Hall
www.facebook.com/ArdgayPublicHall

Golspie Community Centre
www.golspie.org.uk

Kyle of Sutherland Development Group - Helen Houston

development@kyleofsutherland.co.uk

 


Other Useful Contacts

Health Centres
Brora Health Centre 01408 621320
Bonar Bridge Heath Centre 01863 766379
Dornoch Health Centre 01862 810213
Golspie Health Centre 01408 633444
Helmsdale Health Centre 01431 821225
Lairg Health Centre 01549 402007

Hospitals
Lawson Hospital, Golspie 01408 633157
Migdale Hospital, Bonar Bridge 01863 766211
Ross Memorial Hospital, Dingwall 01349 863313
Caithness General Hospital, Wick 01955 605050
Raigmore Hospital, Inverness 01463 704000
NHS Out of hours 08454 24 24

Ward visiting times:

Lawson Hospital visiting times   2pm - 4.30pm and 6pm to 8pm

Migdale Hospital ward visiting times are 2.30pm to 4.30pm and 6pm to 8.30pm.

Caithness General Hospital   times are 2.30pm to 4.30pm and 6.30pm to 8pm

Raigmore Hospital visiting times are 2.30pm to 4.30pm and 6.30pm to 8.30pm

 

Dentists

Lawson Hospital no longer have a dental service.

Lairg Surgery have weekly visits from dentists.  For an appointment call   01549 402543. 

Helmsdale Surgery have visits  - separate number to call for appointment is 01431 821125

 

Alzheimer Scotland
0808 8083000

Advocacy Highland
allison@advocacy-highland.org.uk

Age Scotland – www.ageuk.org.uk/scotland/contact-us  Silver Line Scotland. For information, advice and friendship, all day, every day. 0800 4 70 80 90

Alcohol & Addictions (Ross-shire & Sutherland)
Tain 01862 894097

Autism Initiatives

Tel: 0131 551 7260

Highlands & Islands Autism Society

Tel: 01463 241 469

Ardgay & District Community Council
ardgaynewsletter@gmail.com

Brora Village Hub
brorahub@gmail.com

British Red Cross
Unit 8, Golspie Business Park.   Charles Minall 01408 635000

Carers Direct Helpline
0300 123 1053

CASWA (Caithness & Sutherland Womens Aid)

Tel: 01408 633966  info@caswa.org.uk.

Chess- Cosy Homes East Sutherland Scheme

Have a winter hardship fund for 2016/17

email: chessassist@kyleofsutherland.co.uk  tel; 01863 760050

Connecting Carers,

Glen Orrin, High Street, Dingwall
IV15 9TF Carers Support Line 01463 723560
Email carers@hccf.org.uk

Connecting Young Carers

01463 723562    youngcarers@hccf.org.uk

Citizens Advice Bureau CAB
Station Rd, Golspie 01408 633000
advice@evas.caseonline.org.uk

Crossroads
Alba, Main Street, Golspie 01408 633098

Karen.Phipps@crossroads-scotland.co.u

Cruse Bereavement Counselling Service
08456 002227

DADCA – Dornoch and District Community Assoc
Email:dornochleisure@hotmail.com

Dornoch Firth Group
Heather Gordon

Email:dfgoutreachworker@outlook.com

East & Central Sutherland Community Care Forum
Tel:07907595962
Email: isobelesccf@yahoo.co.uk     http://www.ecsccf.org.uk

Engaging with Activity
Kath Hunter & Esther Brown
Tel:07593546722
Esther@engagingwithactivity.com

Hearing & Sight Care
hsc@sensorycentre.org.uk
01955 606170

Highland Hospice
Ness House, 1 Bishops Road
Inverness. IV3 5SB

Telephone: 01463 243132

Highland Scottish Health Council
highland@scottishheathcouncil.org

Helmsdale Hub
patrick@dementia-friendly.com

Kyle of Sutherland Development Group
Helen Houston
development@kyleofsutherland.co.uk

Seaforth House Resource Centre
Main Street, Golspie 01408 633730
tina.mitchell2@nhs.net

Social Work Services
Drummuie, Golspie 01408 635360

Support in Mind
Gate House, Lawson Hospital, Golspie 01408 633206

Sutherland Access Panel
Andy Dawson - a.dawson442@btinternet.com

TYKES (Young Carers)
Duke Street, Golspie 01408 633017

Voluntary Groups East Sutherland VG-ES
Alba, Main Street, Golspie
Tel 01408 633001 liz@vges.org.uk

 Local Registrars of Births, Marriages & Deaths

 Dornoch - Highland Council Service Point        01862 810594   

 Tain       - Highland Council Service Point        01349 886606

 Golspie  - Highland Council Service Point         01408 635218

 

 

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