Services: Socialwork Department

Service Information

The Social Work Department provides a service for Children, Families and those involved in the Criminal Justice System.

Target Group

Children, Families and those in the Criminal Justice System

Referral Mechanism

Referral is either by telephone or personal callers or by professional referral

Substances

No specific substance problems are covered

Services Provided

    Contact Details


    Information & Advice
    Care/Support Provision
    Offender Referral/Services
    Counselling
    Aftercare/Throughcare Support

    Although not directly involved in delivering a service to those who have problems with alcohol and drugs, they are involved through the Criminal Justice System, e.g. probation orders. Diversion from prosecution work is undertaken by Social Workers individually and in liaison with other agencies and this is also the case where there is involvement with a child/young person who have a parent/carer with a drug/alcohol problem.
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    JOHN EDWARD
    Community Care
    Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
    Sandwick Road, Stornoway,
    Isle of Lewis
    Tel No: 01851 709572
    Fax No: 01851 709532
    Email: jedward@cne-siar.gov.uk

    MARGARET GRIFFIN
    Social Work Department
    Council Offices
    TARBERT
    Isle of Harris
    Tel No: 01859 502367
    Fax: 01859 502283
    Email: mgriffin@cne-siar.gov.uk

    ANDREW WALKER
    Social Work Department
    Council Offices
    BALIVANICH
    Isle of Benbecula
    Tel No: 01870 602425 01870 603343
    Email: awalker@cne-siar.gov.uk

    ANDREW WALKER
    Social Work Department
    Council Offices
    CASTLEBAY
    Isle of Barra
    Tel No: 01871 810311
    Fax: 01871 810254