Orkney Islands Council
Working together for a better Orkney

Emergency Contact Numbers

(After 17:00 and before 09:00 Monday to Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday)

Orkney Health and Care:

Please telephone Orkney Health and Care on 01856888000 for out of hours assistance with:

  • Adult Social Care.
  • Child Protection.
  • Older People's Services.
  • Mental Health Services.
  • Adult Support and Protection.

Development and Infrastructure:

Please telephone our Development and Infrastructure team on Tel: 01856876338 for out of hours problems involving:

  • Building Cleaning.
  • Cemeteries.
  • Drainage.
  • Environmental Cleansing.
  • Flooding.
  • Refuse Collection.
  • Roads.
  • Street Lighting.

Council Properties

Please call Tel: 01856873430 for out of hours emergencies involving Council owned houses and other Council owned properties.

Homelessness

If you should become homeless outwith office hours, please telephone the duty officer on 07921582962.