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DWP 6 month Trial Service

Contacting DWP helplines! You can do this by accessing the on-line interpreting service Sign Video 6 month trial service Trial covers DLA & Access to Work:  Disability Benefits https://www.gov.uk/disability-benefits-helpline Disability Living Allowance over 65 and Attendance Allowance – call number 0345 605 6055 Disability Living Allowance under 65 – call number 0345 712 3456...
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Whistle-stop tour

Busy week with presentations which included: East Ayrshire Council - Kilmarnock & Cumnock - reaching both service users and council staff - all of whom are very open to making and receiving calls via contactSCOTLAND   Dundee - Dundee City Council Strategic Planning Group on Sensory Impairment with a mixture of services from social work, health, third sectors and service users &...
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Reset Passwords

[ap_column_wrap] [ap_column span="3"] New phone? New Tablet? Forgot your password - lost the welcome email with your password in it? You can now go to https://service.i-now.uk/user  click 'Forgot your password?' and insert your 'username' or 'email address' and get a new password emailed to you - simple! [/ap_column] [ap_column span="3"] https://service.i-now.uk/user Select 'Forgot you...
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Sport Scotland ready for calls

sportscotland have underwent a short training session on what is and how to use contactSCOTLAND Deaf BSL users who are involved in sport and sport clubs can now contact sportscotland direct on 0141 534 6500 "contactSCOTLAND is an excellent facility and we look forward to receiving calls from Deaf BSL users via this service" "when you think of it, why has this service not always been a...
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What is video with NDCS

We have teamed up with NDCS Scotland to create a short 'What is contactSCOTLAND' video aimed at the younger population. It's useful for all age groups and gives a brief outline as to what contactSCOTLAND is, what can it be used for, and how to install on your mobile device. https://vimeo.com/144366753 Many thanks to: Amy Dawson Olivia Preston Derek Todd NDCS Scotland & SCoD ...
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Lanarkshire visit

Meetings with both North Lanarkshire Council and Lanarkshire Deaf Club went well. Meeting with a representative of Learning and Leisure Services proved to be worthwhile - the council are keen to promote access to services via technology such as our video relay service (VRS). Club members who attended a short presentation of 'what is and how to use' contactSCOTLAND were impressed with the ser...
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Site accessibility options

We have made some updates with our website which should make it easier for all visitors to browse the site pages. We've included: Added a 'high contrast' option Added 'increase/decrease' font toggle All links are now underlined automatically All images have alternative descriptions ... and much more behind the scenes  
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Service evaluation

To help with the evaluation of the service the Scottish Government (via Deaf Sector Partnership ) would like to get your views on the service Survey Monkey questionnaires have been made to get your feedback/views: Deaf/Deafblind Community: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NK6DYYW A BSL explanation of the questions is available here <<<   Deaf Organisations:      https://...
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