Community Planning Forums
Effective representation is a critical part of empowering the Third Sector to become an equal partner and participant in public planning and decision making processes. There are many Highland and local community planning forums third sector groups can take part in.
Community Planning Forums in SLWR
Skye, Lochalsh and Wester Ross Community Partnership
The SLWR CP is chaired by HIE, membership includes local representation from Police Scotland, NHS Highland, Highland Council, Scottish Fire and Rescue, SLCVO, Lochalsh and Skye Housing Association. You can find details of meetings and the SLWR Locality, Children’s and Adults plans on the Highland Community Planning Partnership website here.
Skye and Lochalsh Health, Housing and Social Care Forum
The HHSC Forum is chaired by NHS Highland, membership includes NHS Highland, Highland Council, SLCVO, CAB, Skye and Lochalsh Young Carers, Skye and Lochalsh Mental Health Association, Crossroads Care etc. You can get copies of the meeting minutes from SLCVO email
Skye and Lochalsh Drug and Alcohol forum
The SLDA Forum is chair by Police Scotland, membership includes NHS Highland, Highland Council, SLCVO, S& L Young Carers. This forum is part of the Highland Alcohol and Drug Partnership who feed into Highland Community Planning Partnership. You can get copies of the terms of meeting minutes from SLCVO email
Highland Community Planning Forums/Organisations
Highland Alcohol and Drugs Partnership
(HADP) is the multi-agency strategic partnership whose purpose is to achieve improved outcomes for individuals, families and communities by preventing and reducing drug and alcohol related harm in Highland. Membership includes Highland Council, NHS Highland, Police Scotland, Third Sector, Crown Office, Scottish Prison Service, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and local drug and alcohol forums. You can find out more information on the HADP website here.
The Adult Health and Well-Being Forum
The Adult Health and Well-being Third Sector Forum is open to any third sector organisation with an interest in health and well-being and operating in Highland. Run by the Highland third Sector Interface you can join the forum by contacting them on 01349 864289
Thorfin House, Bridgend Business Park, Dingwall, IV15 9SL of visit their website here.
Third Sector Representation Pathways
Effective representation of Third Sector work, achievements and interests are a critical part of empowering the Third Sector to become an equal partner and participant in public planning and decision making processes. To facilitate and develop the opportunities for Third Sector Representation the HTSI supported the introduction of the Third Sector Representation Pathways. The Pathway is intended to strengthen the representation of the Sector, creating more transparency and democracy within the process. A minimum of two reps are elected at the HTSI AGM from the Third Sector find out who the reps are and how to contact them here.
Highland Community Planning Partnership
The Highland Community Planning Partnership brings together public agencies, third sector organisations and other key community groups to work collaboratively with the people of Highland to deliver better outcomes. Find out more about the work they do here.
The Highland Community Planning Partnership brings together public agencies, third sector organisations and other key community groups to work collaboratively with the people of Highland to deliver better outcomes. Find out more here
Find out more about Skye, Lochalsh and Wester Ross Community Partnership here
Find out more about the highland Third Sector Representation Pathway on the HTSI website here
Find out more about the Adult and Well-being Forum on the HTSI website here
Find out more about HADP here and the Skye and Lochalsh Drug and Alcohol Forum here