Emergency and External Contacts
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Emergency Contact Numbers
Argyll Community Housing Association 0800 028 2755
Scottish Water 0800 731 0840
Scottish Hydro 0800 300 999
Transco (Gas) 0800 111 999
Argyll & Bute Housing and Information Service
Housing Advice Helpline: 0800 731 8337
Free Independent Confidential Impartial advice on a range of issues including:
Housing Options, Security of Tenure, Eviction, Homelessness, Disrepair in rented accommodation, Money Advice, Benefits and much more.
The helpline is open Monday – Friday 10:00 – 16:00
Alternatively email: email@example.comThere is also a 24-hour answering service and we will respond to your message as soon as possible.
The official website of the Scottish Governement.
Scottish Housing Regulator
The website for Scottish Housing Regulator, the Scottish Governement agency that regulates Housing services across Scotland.
The Scottish Housing Regulator has revised their Directory of Social Landlords.
The Directory is held on the Regulator`s website and local authority landlord. It will now be easier for any member of the public to find out more about a specific landlord, including contact details, profile of the landlord’s houses, landlord reports and RSL annual accounts. The Directory includes information from the Regulator’s RSL Register, plus additional details for local authorities. Its simplified search options allow searching by A-Z or by local authority area.
The website of the Scottish Commission for the Regulation of Care whose purpose is to regulate for the improvement of care in Scotland
The official website of the Scottish Parliament, the decision-making body for a devolved Scotland.
Argyll and Bute Council
The official website of Argyll and Bute Council with whom we continue to have a close working relationship.Some aspects of housing remain the responsibility of the Council, you can find out more by visiting the site.
Scottish Federation of Housing Associations
The SFHA looks after the rights of housing associations and their tenants in Scotland. Listing almost 200 housing associations as members this site will tell you everything you need to know about Scotland’s Housing Associations.
Employers in Voluntary Housing
The website of the only employers' association in the voluntary housing movement in Britain.
TIS Tenants Information Service
West of Scotland Racial Equality Council
The Equality Advice Project offers the following services to residents of the West of Scotland based on current equality legislation regarding age, disability, gender, race, religion and belief, sexual orientation:
- Advice & Information to individuals and organisations on equality practice and legislation.
- Signposting to a wide range of helpful service providing agencies
- Referral to appropriate agencies and follow up service to ensure equitable access to services and support.
- Local outreach surgeries will be held in order that the above services may be accessed.
Citizens Advice Bureau
Argyll and Bute Citizens Advice Bureau
Tenants Participation Advisory Service
Argyll and Bute Womens Aid
Telephone: 0870 241 3548
Argyll & Bute Women’s Aid provide a free and confidential service. Call them for information, support and, if needed a safe place to stay.
Domestic abuse is the physical, mental and/or sexual abuse of a woman by someone with whom she is or has been in a relationship.
You don’t have to put up with it. Argyll & Bute Women’s Aid can help.
They have workers located throughout Argyll and Bute. You can contact them 24 hours a day from 9am Monday to 5pm Friday on 0870 241 3548. At weekends the answer phone will tell you where to get emergency help. They can be emailed at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The service is free and confidential. Argyll & Bute Women’s Aid can provide information and support. They also have refuges, safe houses at secret addresses with support available.
More information is available at www.argyllwomensaid.co.uk.
Stramash are a social enterprise based in Argyll who specialise in outdoor activity and learning provision. Stramash work with individuals, groups and families delivering events which range from team building exercises and outdoor learning sessions to adrenaline infused adventure activities and expeditions.
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The Three Villages Hall
The Three Villages Hall, completed in 2010, is situated in Arrochar on the A814 road to Helensburgh. The Hall acts as a vibrant local hub for the three villages and also the wider community. A place for groups to meet: karate, photography, scouts, lunch clubs, indoor bowls and table tennis, to name a few. The Hall provides an active programme of events all year round, from concerts and theatrical performances, to book clubs and art classes. A fully equipped gym and a local Heritage Society Room offer additional facilities for locals and visitors alike. The Hall is also a place where you can hold family gatherings: wedding receptions, christening parties, birthday and anniversary celebrations.
Come to an event in the Hall, hire the excellent facilities we can provide, take advantage of the exceptional outdoor activities on our beautiful doorstep, stay in the area, or join our wonderful community. The community of Arrochar, Tarbet and Succoth looks forward to welcoming you!