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Befrienders Skye and Lochalsh is a volunteer befriending service for people aged over 18 who are experiencing loneliness and social isolation. 

Find out more about our service here 

Skye and Lochalsh Council for Voluntary Organisations bring together and support third sector groups, people and public bodies to make a difference in their communities.

Third Sector Support Services

Skye and Lochalsh Council for Voluntary Organisations are a rural delivery partner for the Highland Third Sector Interface. We provide free third sector support services across Skye, Lochalsh and Wester Ross, including support in the set-up and running of groups; training and capacity development and developing volunteering best practice. more information

Supporting Volunteers

SLCVO staff are here to help you find a volunteering position that fits your skills, experience and time. We also support third sector groups to develop quality assured volunteer management systems and best practice. We can help groups develop polices, promote opportunities, train volunteers​ and access national/regional volunteering awards. more information


​Contact SLCVO's Third Sector Development Officer to chat about your groups support needs and how we can help you find your perfect volunteering position Email: Phone: 01478 612921

Community Planning Support

Community planning and Co-production are the processes public bodies work with local communities and Third Sector organisations to improve and deliver services. Skye and Lochalsh CVO work with public bodies, communities and groups to ensure the Third Sector voice is part of the Community Planning process. more information

The Local Third Sector

To improve the understanding of the local Third Sector we have developed a database to record Third Sector Organisations in Skye, Lochalsh and Wester Ross. . If you would like information on the local Third Sector or help identifying organisations to take part in a consultation or community planning please contact us using the details below. more information

Contact SLCVO's Chief Officer to see how your group can be involved in community planning processes and how our third sector database can help identify groups to participate in your engagement Email: Phone: 01478 612921