Access

Third Sector Calls

We're asked quite often who are '3rd Sector' organisations and who can be called? The 3rd sector covers a wide range of voluntary organisations and groups. As a rule calls can be made to/from contactSCOTLAND to: Community groups Voluntary organisations Charities Social enterprises Co-operatives Volunteers This is based on information from the Scottish Government: http://w...
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Forgot your password?

[ap_column_wrap] [ap_column span="3"]If you have forgotten your password for our contactSCOTLAND-BSL app you can easily make a new one: https://service.i-now.uk:50000/scotland/forgot [/ap_column] [ap_column span="3"] https://vimeo.com/218790349 [/ap_column] [/ap_column_wrap] [ap_column_wrap] [ap_column span="3"]If you have the older InterpreterNow app - you can make a new one here: ht...
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Making your services accessible

contactSCOTLAND-BSL is Scotland’s first and unique Government funded VRS (Video Relay Service) that enables Deaf British Sign Language (BSL) users access to civil and civic life. Provision of a video relay service assists public services meet their legal obligations in relation to the: Human Rights Act 1998, Equality Act 2010 Patient Rights (Scotland) Act 2011 British Sign Language (...
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What and who can be contacted using contactSCOTLAND-BSL

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 the list of organisations by A-Z or sector (type). View here: mygov.scot    
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The Gathering – SECC Glasgow

Come and visit us at SCVO's The Gathering 2017 at Glasgow's SECC - we'er at Stand number 78 - You can even book a time slot for a chat: https://thegathering.eventgrid.com/Page/22216/contactscotland-bsl @scvotweet #lovecharity The Gathering is an unmissable event for people working in the third sector to network, showcase what they do and learn from each other. Key themes for 2017 include ...
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Live demo

Thanks to Deaf Connections staff in Glasgow for the warm welcome 'home' to give a presentation and live demo of the service to Deaf Care Staff. Even with the technical issue with the projector, we were able to gather round iPads, mobile phones and Laptops to see just how useful using contactSCOTLAND-BSL can be. Looking forward to a return visit for other members of the staff team. If you ...
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Live Chat now available

We are pleased to announce that our 'Live-Chat' sessions will be starting on the 2nd of February and thereafter the first Thursday of every month. Times for the Live-Chat are from 2pm to 3pm We will review this from time to time and may extend the hours if needed. This facility is currently  for BSL users only. To use the live chat - contact contactSCOTLAND-BSL in the usual way - using...
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contactSCOTLAND-BSL new Android App now available

If you have an Android phone you can Register and download our new App     (Apple/IOS coming soon) Simple 3 step process: Register Confirm email & 'Activate' Download & use Your Username is your email address You create your own Password 1. Register at http://contactscotland-bsl.org/reg/ BSL video showing what to do Fill in your details   2. You will receive ...
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