Scottish Borders Council

Local help in Scottish Borders Council area

 

Main Council Contacts

The main link for the councils website: Click to link to site

The council contact information link: Click to link to site

There is a list of local contact centres across the Borders where people can go in person: Click to link to site

The main phone number is: 0300 100 1800

The out of hours contact for Social work is 01896 752111

Social care and health:

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Out of hours services:

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Independent advocacy

 

Borders Independent Advocacy Service (BIAS)

They provides advocacy to a wide range of people.  There are also specialist services for people with mental health problems, for older people and for people who have a learning disability.

Tel: 01896 752200

Email: info@bordersadvocacy.org.uk

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Carers Centre

 

Borders Carers Centre

Tel: 01896 752431

Email: There is no email address however they have a contact form: Click to link to contact form

Web: Click to link to site

Other useful organisations

BIAS (Borders Independent Advocacy Service) has a service to help people manage their SDS support arrangements

Tel: 01896 752200

Email: info@bordersadvocacy.org.uk

Web: Click to link to site

 

Encompass Borders

They help people make the best use of Direct Payments and other types of Self-directed support.  They give independent advice on all aspects and stages of getting support.

Tel: 01896 759700

Email: admin@encompassborders.com

Web: Click to link to site www.encompassborders.com

 

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