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Support for unpaid carers

The Scottish Government is currently running a campaign, focused on helping more people recognise themselves as unpaid carers and making them aware of the support that is available to them. Please visit : https://www.nhsinform.scot/caring for more information.

ScotSpirit Holiday Voucher Scheme

ScotSpirit Holiday Voucher Scheme financially supports unpaid carers to take an overnight break or day trip in Scotland. Western Isles Community Care Forum is one of the local delivery partners supporting carers. If you or someone you know is an unpaid carer, please get in touch. Telephone: 01859 502588 Email: info@wiccf.co.uk The #ScotSpirit Holiday Voucher Scheme… Read more »

2021 Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Western Isles Community Care Forum will be held on Tuesday 9th November 2021 at 1.30pm via Zoom. If you wish to join the meeting, please contact the office on 01859 502588 or email info@wiccf.co.uk and we will forward you a link.

Celebrating Unpaid Carers

2020 was a difficult year for everybody but especially for unpaid carers who saw some support services reduced and others withdrawn. They had no alternative but to increase the amount of care they provided. To show our appreciation and celebrate the sterling work undertaken by unpaid carers, we are hosting lunches for them around the… Read more »

Thank You to Iona!

On April 24th, staff from Isle of Harris Distillers Ltd. participated in this year’s Kiltwalk and walked 12 miles to raise funds for local charities.  Between them they raised over £9,000, which is a magnificent sum of money and our thanks to them all and those who sponsored them. We are particularly grateful to Iona… Read more »

20 Years service to WICCF

Despite COVID-19 restrictions a few of us were able to gather for Afternoon Tea at the Harris Hotel to mark Katie Ann Mackinnon’s 20 years as administrative assistant with Western Isles Community Care Forum.   Katie Ann was joined by her former Manager, John Maclean who was the first Co-ordinator of the Forum, Peggy his successor… Read more »