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Market House (administered by Voluntary Action Shetland)

photo of Market House 2013

Resident Organisations

Organisation

01595

Email address

Website

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Advocacy Shetland

743929

advocacy@shetland.org

www.advocacy-shetland.org

Advocacy

Association of Shetland Community Councils

743906

ascc@shetland.org

www.shetland-communities.org.uk/VAS/ascc.html

Carer Support

743923

carers@shetland.org

www.shetlandcarers.org

Community Mediation Team

743934

alyson.halcrow@shetland.org

www.shetland-communities.org.uk/cmt

Community mediation logo small

Crossroads Shetland

743931

crossroads@shetland.org

 

 

Disability Shetland

743900

disability.shetland@shetland.org

http://www.disabilityshetland.com/ 

Family Mediation

743859

Shona.Manson@shetland.org

 www.shetland-communities.org.uk/fms/

Relationships Scotland logo for Family Mediation

Mind Your Head

745035

mindyourhead@shetland.org 

www.mindyourhead.org.uk/

Mind your head logo

Moving On Employment Project

743926

movingon@shetland.org

www.moep.co.uk/

Moving On Employment Project small logo

Parent Link Shetland 

743964

parentlink@shetland.org

www.shetland-communities.org.uk/pls 

 Parent Link Shetland

Reception

743900

reception@shetland.org

 

 

Relationships Scotland Couple Counselling Shetland

743913

ccshetland@shetland.org

 

Relationships Scotland logo for Family Mediation 

Royal Voluntary Service

743914 

shetlandhub@royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk

http://www.royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk/ 

Royal Voluntary Service small logo

Shetland Befriending Scheme

743907

befriending@shetland.org

www.shetland-communities.org.uk/shetland-befriending/

Shetland Befriending Logo 

Shetland Bereavement Support Service

743933

sbss@shetland.org

www.shetland-communities.org.uk/sbss/

SBSS logo small

Shetland Islands Citizens Advice Bureau

694696

sicab@shetland.org

www.shetland-communities.org.uk/CAB 

Shetland Pre-School Play Ltd

743917

spp@shetland.org

www.shetlandpreschool.co.uk/

Shetland Pre-School Play

Voluntary Action Shetland

743902

vas@shetland.org

www.va-shetland.org.uk

Voluntary Action Shetland - Volunteering

743910

kathleen.williamson@shetland.org 

www.shetland-communities.org.uk/vas/volunteering

Services offered by Organisations Resident in Market House

Advocacy Shetland
independent, confidential and free voluntary service which helps people have their voices heard

Association of Shetland Community Councils, Administration Assistant
supports the work of the ASCC and attends meeting on its behalf

Community Mediation Team: Dispute resolution
a free impartial and confidential means of addressing neighbourhood difficulties should a dispute or disagreement with a neighbour or other member of the community arise 

Community Mediation Team: Restorative Justice
opportunity for people responsible for causing harm to take responsibility for their actions understand the wider impact and consequences and, if possible to make amends.  It also gives the person harmed the chance to explain how they were affected and receive an apology

Crossroads Shetland
provides trained Care Attendants to give Carers of vulnerable adults and children quality time to call their own to use as they wish

Disability Shetland
supports the efforts of disabled people to realise their full potential in all areas of life

Family Mediation
help parents who have separated or divorced make arrangements for their children’s future in a confidential, impartial and neutral setting.  Mediation can also take place between different generations such as grandparents/parents or parents/teenage children

Mind Your Head
aims to raise mental health awareness in Shetland and reduce the stigma of mental ill-health

Moving On Employment Project
provides support to people with barriers to employment to enter employment through the Job Brokerage Service, as part of the Shetland Employability Pathway.  Offer support to rebuilding confidence and skills so clients become more employable; through accessing work placements and volunteering opportunities initially, leading to paid work and eventually 16+ hours per week employment. Also (until December 2018) supports young people aged 16-25 with Autistic Spectrum Conditions and/or Additional Support Needs through the Transition Service; supporting young people in training, work placements and volunteering opportunities as they move from education into Further Education and Employment.

Parent Link Shetland
a partnership between Voluntary Action Shetland and Parent Network Scotland, set up to deliver parenting courses to all parents and carers in Shetland

Relationships Scotland Couple Counselling Shetland
offers a chance for couples or individuals, who have problems with their intimate relationships, to speak confidentially and in privacy to a trained counsellor

RVS
Through their volunteers, the Royal Voluntary Service helps older people in Shetland to stay independent at home and active in the community.  They offer practical help that can make all the difference - befriending at home, providing transport in the community, bringing people together through social activities or supporting them in hospital or in an emergency. They offer practical solutions to everyday problems like loneliness and isolation

Shetland Befriending Scheme
offers a befriending service to young people aged between 7-25 years. Referrals to the service are made through other agencies if the young person is under 16. The young people referred have been experiencing some sort of difficulty in their lives and befriending offers them some time out and a chance to engage in positive activities with a responsible adult. Scheme now extended to include Over-60s

Shetland Bereavement Support Service
provides help and support to those who have been bereaved through the services of trained counsellors and a library of useful resources

Shetland Islands Citizens Advice Bureau
free, confidential, independent, impartial advice service

Shetland Pre-School Play Ltd
provides advice, support and training on issues of good practice and management to all pre-school groups in Shetland.  Provide two toy libraries, one of which is for children with additional needs, supply publications and produce a regular newsletter

Voluntary Action Shetland
Shetland’s Third Sector Interface, provides support, advice and services both to established voluntary organisations and social enterprises and to new projects; publish the New Shetlander and Voluntary Voice, process Children in Need grants, etc.  Represent the interests of the third sector strategically at local and national level.  Place volunteers with volunteering opportunities, offer advice on volunteer policy and procedures, provide training and support for volunteer managers and volunteers and administration of Saltire Awards for young people from Secondary one to age 25


 

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