Tagsa Uibhist - Your Local Charity!
Tagsa Uibhist - Your Local Charity!

Useful links

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Social Work Department


Faire Community Alarm is an automatic link throughout the islands between the user's home and the control centre. In addition to the basic system, a range of other components are also available, such as fall detectors, flood detectors, gas alarms, etc.


Overnight Community Nurses:           01851 701702

ADAT shared care system 

for alcoholics and drug users:            01851 701585 

Macmillan Nurses


Macmillan Nurses specialise in palliative care, providing practical support and information to people with cancer and their families, carers and friends.


01870 603010

NHS Helpline


For information about help for carers. Calls are free and lines are open from 8am-10pm.


0800 224488

Other Helplines and Websites


NHS Western Isles

Health Promotion:                                  01851 701545 


National Drugs Helpline:                       0800 776600


Macmillan Cancer

Support Line:                                       0808 808 0000 


Lifestyle Centre's

Want to Talk Service:                              01851 701010



Breathing Space:                                       0800 838587                                        www.breathingspacescotland.co.uk


Alzheimer Scotland -

Action on Dementia:                           0808 808 3000                                                                         www.alzscot.org


Care Information Scotland:                08456 001001                                                    www.careinfoscotland.co.uk


Carers UK Carers' Line:                      0808 808 7777                                                                      www.carersuk.org


MS Helpline:                                          0808 800 8000                                                              www.mssociety.org.uk


Rethink Mental Illness:                      0300 5000 927                                                                        www.rethink.org


Carers Trust:                                           0300 123 2008                                                                         www.carers.org 


Counselling Directory:                       0844 8030 240                                          www.counselling-directory.org.uk

How to Donate





Please add Gift Aid as Tagsa Uibhist will get up to 25% on top of your donation by reclaiming any tax you've already paid on the amount you give.


By Text

Tagsa Uibhist has signed up to offer JustTextGiving by Vodafone! The service charges no set-up or running costs for charities, there are no network charges for people making donations, and charities receive 100% of the amount donated plus Gift Aid if applicable.


Just text TGSA12 £1/ £3/ £5/ £10 to 70070 e.g.'TGSA12 £5'


In Person

Simply pay in your money at the Bank of Scotland or at the Tagsa Uibhist office at East Camp in Benbecula



By post

A cheque or postal order made payable to Tagsa Uibhist to our East Camp office.


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