Orkney Islands Council
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Orkney Care and Repair

Orkney Care and Repair have been providing a wide range of help and assistance with works of Repair, Improvement and Adaptation to residents in Orkney since 1988. We now also deliver the Councils obligation to provide a “Scheme of Assistance” for Home Owners and Private Tenants.

We offer independent advice and practical help with a wide range of housing related problems:

  • Help you decide what repairs are needed.
  • Give you an idea of how much the work will cost.
  • Help to find suitable builders.
  • Assist you fill in forms and organise paperwork.
  • Help you to cope with problems and upset in the home while work is being done.
  • Organise plans and specifications.
  • Give advice and help to apply for grants and loans where available.
  • Help you compile a financial package of assistance to enable works to proceed.
  • Put you in touch and help to liaise with other agencies which may be able to help.

We also offer a Small Repair Service which is available to elderly and disabled households to assist them remain at home;

  • Fit grab-rails, ramps, etc.
  • Carry out minor maintenance works.
  • Assess your home for safety, security and trip hazards.
  • Assist hospital discharge.

Contact Orkney Care and Repair

Orkney Care and Repair

39a Victoria Street


Telephone: 01856873369

Fax: 01856875657


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