Eilaean Siar – Western Isles

Local help in Western Isles


Comhairle nan Eilaean Siar  (Western Isles Council)

The main link to the council website: Click to link to site

The general enquiries telephone numbers are:

Stornoway: 01851 600502

Tarbert: 01859 502367

Balivanich: 01870 602 425

Castlebay: 01871 810 431

The out of hours emergency number is: 01851 701 702

Online contact form: Click to link to site

Self Directed Support website link: Click to link to site

Contact Duncan Mackay for more information

Tel: 01851 822708

Independent advice on SDS


Tagsa Uibhist

Tagsa Uibhist provides independent support for carers, people with dementia and other people with support needs living in their own homes throughout the Uists.  The organisation gives  information to people to help them have increased choice and control over their support.

Tel: 01870 602111  for information on care or 01870 603881 for information on community services

Email: tagsa.uibhist@care4free.net

Website: Click to link to site


Independent Advocacy


Advocacy Western Isles

Lewis & Harris Branch

Tel: 01851 701 755

Email: office@advocacywi.co.uk

Web: Click to link to site


Uist & Barra Branch

Tel: 01878 700 000 or 07584 898 480

Email: uistandbarra@advocacywi.co.uk

Web: Click to link to site



Adult Protection

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
Dun Berisay
Balmerino Drive
Isle of Lewis

Telephone: 01851 709612
Out of hours telephone: 01851 701 702

Web: Click to link to site


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