Useful Links

Links

National Health Service (NHS can supply you with vast information on your health, covering all areas of health from your teeth to your toes) – www.nhshighland.scot.nhs.uk

Highland Council (Has a large amount of useful information, from School Term dates and Job Vacancies to Paying your Council Tax and the Bin Calendar. There is plenty of extremely useful information) – www.highland.gov.uk

Scottish Charity Regulator (An independent regulator and registrar for over 25,000 Scottish charities including community groups, religious charities, schools, universities, grant-giving charities and major care providers.) – www.oscr.org.uk

Scottish Government (The Scottish Government has responsibilities that include: the economy, education, health, justice, rural affairs, housing, environment, equal opportunities, consumer advocacy and advice, transport and taxation. This is similar to the Highland Council but covers the whole of Scotland) – www.gov.scot

Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas gives employees and employers free, impartial advice on workplace rights, rules and best practice. We also offer training and help to resolve disputes.) – www.acas.org.uk

Community Fund “People understand what’s needed in their communities better than anyone. We listen, collaborate and fund so that good things happen.” (The Community Fund offers to fund projects and activities that transform communities, protect heritage, and enrich lives through arts, sports and culture.) – www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/scotland

Highland Third Sector Interface (HTSI can help with Volunteering development, Social Enterprise development, Supporting and developing a strong third sector, Building the third sector relationship with community planning)- www.highlandtsi.org.ukwww.vascotland.org

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the national membership organisation for the voluntary sector. Our mission is to support, promote and develop a confident, sustainable voluntary sector in Scotland.) – www.scvo.org.uk/

Development Trusts Association Scotland (DTAS uses its expertise to inform, support and represent this network of development trusts, facilitating the sharing of knowledge and expertise and encouraging mutualism and co-operation.) – www.dtascot.org.uk/

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (They help build Prosperous, inclusive and sustainable economy across the Highlands and islands. Attracting more people to live, work, study, invest and visit.) – www.hie.co.uk/

Befriending Caithness Facebook (One way of contacting the Befriending Caithness through Facebook and a way they raise awareness for Befriending) – Befriending Caithness – Home | Facebook

Caithness Voluntary Group Facebook (To find out about the latest CVG Activities and community changes) – Caithness Voluntary Group – Home | Facebook

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