Local advice & support

Shetland Coronavirus Hub

The Shetland Coronavirus Hub is available to support anyone who is vulnerable as the result of the pandemic. The Hub can arrange a wide range of support, including emergency food parcels, shopping by volunteers, information about local food shops and delivery, and access to foodbanks if required. 

Anyone who is in need of support should contact Shetland Coronavirus Hub on 0800 030 8780 or email [email protected]


Shetland Citizen’s Advice Bureau

Local CAB advisers are continuing to provide advice and support to folk across the isles by phone and by email.

If you need advice, call the bureau on 01595 694696 or email [email protected] and an adviser will get back to you as soon as possible.

Redundancy Support

If you’re facing redundancy or are unsure about your rights you can get in touch with the Shetland CAB for advice and support.

There are rules employers have to follow (regardless of how long someone has worked for them).

Self-help advice is also available online at: Read More


Shetland Food Bank

The Shetland Food Bank can be contacted by phone on 01595 741263 or email at [email protected]. Volunteers will be able to advise you on accessing support.


Shetland Business Gateway Team

Contact the Shetland Business Gateway team to find out if you are eligible for business support. Phone 01595 707 491 Email: [email protected]


Shetland Women’s Aid

If you are affected by domestic abuse you can contact Shetland Women’s aid for help and advice. Address: 121A St Olaf St, Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0ES. Email: [email protected]. Phone: 01595 692070

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