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All carers, parents or guardians can do with a bit of extra help sometimes. Not everyone has all the help they need available locally in their family.

Those who provide care to adults who are at risk of harm are entitled under the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 to an assessment of their own needs.

For further information please contact Duty Social Work on 01595 744468 or visit Shetland Carers Support a project supported by Voluntary Action Shetland

There are more organisations that can help you

  • These may include some of the following:-
    • With You for You - is a process for adults aged 18+ who require support or services from more than one organisation in Shetland
    • Action Fraud - provide a special service, alongside Victim Support, for carers to report scams on behalf of a vulnerable victim.
    • Trading Standards - Trading standards can help with with advice on scams, frauds and services and goods that are unsafe or faulty, please contact us for advice or to report an incident.