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Adult Services Helpdesk

Please note that this page is currently under review for updating. In the meantime if you have a safeguarding concern about an adult, please contact the Adult Social Work team on 01856 873535 extension 2643 who will assist you. If your call is out of hours please contact the Balfour Switchboard 01856 888000 and ask for the Out of Hours Social Worker

Looking for advice on health or social care services in Orkney?

Adult Services pages can be accessed from the 'More pages in this section' menu.

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How we can help:

Not sure where to start?

Need equipment or advice about altering your home to make life easier?

Are you a carer who needs a break?

Do you want to know about what Orkney’s voluntary organisations can offer?

Interested in working in Adult Social Care? Further Information on care facilities in Orkney can be found in the 'Related Downloads' section on this page.  

How you can contact us:

Visit: Council Reception desk at School Place and ask to speak to the Orkney Health and Care Help Desk worker between 09:00 and 13:00.

Phone 01856873535, Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 13:00 or 13:00 to 17:00 if an emergency. 

Email us at the Adult Services Helpdesk.

School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY

Telephone: 01856 873535

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