Useful Links

Self Directed Support
Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar
Tel: 01851 822708

Scottish Government

Older People Western Isles

The local website for over 55’s in the Western Isles

Western Isles Carers and Users Supporters Network

WICUSN are a campaigning/ lobbying group that offers peer support, advice and information.

Tel: 01851 621232

Macaulay College            

Macaulay College provides people with additional social and educational requirements with a programme of activities that encourages them to have meaningful and fulfilling working and social lives. The educational strategy has been developed to enable Macaulay College students to achieve their full potential and reach person specific targets, whilst enriching both their working and social lives.

Tel: 01851 701274

Centre for Independent Living

Grianan, Westview Terrace, Stornoway

Opening hours:


10am till 3pm

The training flat at Grianan Resource Centre has been fitted out with a range of technologies from very simple to more complex items. The centre allows you to see how the various pieces of technology work “in -situ”, and gives you an opportunity to try out adaptations and equipment.

The centre is a joint initiative between health and social care professionals and the third sector, under the auspices of the EU funded RemoAge Project. It provides the opportunity to offer advice and support to enable more people to remain as independent as possible in their own home.

Please email or telephone to confirm when you would like to visit the centre:

Tel: 01851 708034

Local Health Services

HHS Western Isles web-site contains lots of useful information on local health services.

If you wish to provide feedback on local health services, this can be done on-line or via telephone.

If you wish to contact Patient Opinion, please call 0800 122 313

Tel: 01851 704704 ext 2408