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In Emergency dial 999
for Police, Ambulance,
Fire or Coastguard

Coastguard

MRSC
The Knab
Knab Road
Lerwick
Telephone:  01595 692976
www.shetlandcoastguard.co.uk
www.mcga.gov.uk


Police

Police Scotland
County Buildings
Market Street
Lerwick
Telephone: 101
www.scotland.police.uk

(also local police station in Brae)


Fire and Rescue Service

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
Sea Road
Lerwick
Telephone:  01595 692318
http://www.firescotland.gov.uk/about-us.aspx


Ambulance

Scottish Ambulance Service
Gilbert Bain Hospital
South Road
Lerwick
Enquiries:  01595 695344


Hospital

Gilbert Bain Hospital
South Road
Lerwick
Telephone:  01595 743000


Shetland Islands Council
(Out of Hours)

Duty Social Worker 01595 695611
Homelessness
Council House Repairs 01595 693972

 Helplines
(0800 and 0808 are Freephone)

Samaritans 

Local

(face-to-face support also available in
Lerwick, preferably by appointment)

01595 694449  national website  
24 hour helpline 0845 7909090
Victim Support  Local 01595 744524  Scottish website  
National  0845 6039213 
Childline (for children in trouble or danger) 0800 1111 website
LGBT Helpline Scotland

support to lesbian, gay, bisexual and
transgender people and their families
friends and supporters across Scotland

12 noon-9 pm Tuesdays & Wednesdays

0300 123 2523

website
The Line (for children living away from home) 0800 884444  
Missing People
(formerly Message Home
and Runaway Helpline)
 (free from landlines
and from most mobiles)
116000 website 
Men's Advice Line   0808 8010327  website 
NHS 24   111  
Bullying: speak to Childline   0800 1111   
Parentline (Family Lives)   0808 8002222  website 
Rape and Abuse Line (7-10pm) Answered by Women 0808 8000123   
Answered by Men 0808 8000122   
Respect Phoneline (free from landlines and most mobiles)  0808 8024040  website 
Shetland Bereavement Support Service   01595 743933  website 

Trauma Counselling Line Scotland
For adult survivors of childhood abuse

5 pm - 8 pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
9 am - 2 pm Thursday, Friday
08088 020406  
Women's Aid  shetland_womens_aid@hotmail.com  01595 692070  website 
MS Society Helpline   01595 695596   

                 

 

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