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“That is really good to know that not only public bodies can be contacted but also charities and voluntary organisations are now included. I’m involved with some organisations and this will be really useful.” – Paul Tipling

Watch Paul talking about contactSCOTLAND >> here <<

How to use contactSCOTLAND-BSL:

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How to use contactSCOTLAND-BSL:

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Information videos:

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Installing interpreternow App

More ‘Guides’ can be found here <<<

 

News

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Looking  forward to @Capability_Scot event aimed at deaf people, families, carers and professionals in West Lothian – Howden Park Centre, Livingston 3rd March, 6pm-8pm

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Looking for a public service?

Scotland’s public sector is made up of many different organisations covering health, central government, charities, local councils, commissioners and tribunals. mygov.scot is the place for people in Scotland to access public services that are easy to find and simple to use – browse our list of organisations by A-Z or sector.

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Use our contact details

If you are a public body or a third sector organisation – you can use our logo and link to our website in your ‘contact’ pages. Deaf BSL users will then know they can contact you using BSL via an on-line BSL/English interpreter. More information and suggested wording can be found here: http://contactscotland-bsl.org/downloads/      

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We’re open Easter weekend

Remember contactSCOTLAND is open 365 days BSL users can contact public bodies if needed over the long weekend – council repairs, social work, NHS 24, Historic Scotland … etc etc

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British Sign Language (Scotland) Act gains momentum

National Advisory Group members announced. A new expert advisory group has been appointed to support the implementation of legislation which will improve the way public services meet the needs of deaf British Sign Language (BSL) users. This follows the introduction of the historic BSL (Scotland) Act 2015 last September, which recognised BSL as a language… Continue Reading British Sign Language (Scotland) Act gains momentum

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authorities/organisations that can be contacted include (and many more):

NHS Scotland logo. NHS 24 logo. 32 local-authorities image. Scottish Parliament logo. Scottish Legal Aid Board logo. Scottish Government logo. HIS_Stand alone logo saas SQA logo. Scottish Children's Reporter logo. Care Inspectorate logo.

oscr  mc  chss  cas  scvo SCoD-Logo1-cropped22  VSS


Opening hours: 7 days a week | 8am-12 midnight | Non-emergency calls only (not 999 calls)

 

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