Relationships Scotland Orkney
We provide a range of confidential counselling, mediation and family support services free of charge. We also offer a Child Contact Centre where parents can meet children they no longer live with. Please get in touch if you think we can help you or someone you know.
Our vision is for positive and respectful relationships to be at the heart of our community.
how can we help you?
Below are some of the situations we can help with. If you can’t see what you’re looking for, please contact us.
what we do
We provide free and confidential counselling for individuals and couples, and specialist counselling for young people and for alcohol/drug issues. For younger children we offer play and talking therapies.
Separated parents can meet with a skilled mediator in a safe and confidential space to help them make arrangements for their children. This process can also be helpful for other family and workplace relationships.
We provide a Child Contact Centre where parents can meet with children they no longer live with; and offer support for individuals and families to help with a range of issues including relationship difficulties, anxiety and depression, parenting challenges and substance misuse.
ADVICE AND RESOURCES
We have lots of practical advice, self-help tools and other useful resources. Please contact us if you can’t find what you are looking for.
We are a local charity based in Orkney, and a member of the Relationships Scotland national network of 21 member services. We have a Board of Directors drawn from the local community.
- Children and their families, couples and individuals, are supported to have better, stronger relationships.
- People in Orkney make the best possible transitions through relationship difficulties, separation and divorce.
- Relationship and family support is fully integrated within national and local policy and practice.
Between April 2020 and March 2021, we worked with individuals and families throughout Orkney:
what our clients say
“I know this service has been vital for me in my recovery and know it will be a lifeline to individuals in the Orkney community also trying to recover after broken relationships, grief and loss, made so much worse over the last year of the pandemic.”
“The whole experience has been transformational for us. I can’t praise the service highly enough.”
“Thanks very much for running such a valuable service. It’s a lifeline!”
“I can’t thank everyone at RS Orkney enough. I remember clearly my first call to [the Service]. From then on I have felt heard, safe and supported at a most difficult time in my life.”
“I don’t feel invisible anymore.”
“Outstanding service from start to finish. Always felt valued and welcome. Helped me overcome an extremely difficult and challenging period in my life. I will always be thankful for the support and guidance.”
COUNSELLING, MEDIATION & FAMILY SUPPORT
GET IN TOUCH
We provide a range of confidential counselling, mediation and family support services free of charge. Please get in touch if you think we can help you or someone you know. We will respond to your message within 1 working day. An initial appointment is usually offered within 5 working days.
Please complete the form below or call us on 01856 877750.