Useful Information

The websites listed below will direct you to organisations that may provide you with useful information.

Changes to recycling services in Perth and Kinross:

From 9th January 2017, Perth and Kinross Council will be operating permit system for traders using the recycling centres. This should not affect those using the centres to dispose of household waste, however if you have any queries please click on the following link:

http://www.pkc.gov.uk/article/18590/Introduction-of-Permit-System-at-PKC-Recycling-Centres

 

Abused Men in Scotland (AMIS) – Support and advice for men experiencing domestic abuse

ACAS – Employment problems and issues 

Age Concern – Advice for older people

BBC Watchdog – Consumer advice

Business Innovation & Skills – Employment, & consumer rights

CAS – Official website of the Scottish CAB service

CATHLocal charity supporting homeless people and those at risk of homelessness

Child Support Agency – (CSA)

Childline – Children in trouble or danger

Citizens Advice Bureau – Adviceguide – central CAB online advice on many topics

Consumer Rights -Information and advice from the Government for consumers

Credit Union – offer savings and great value loans, plus they are local, ethical and know what their members want. 

Disabled People – Government site for disabled people and their carers

Equal Opportunities – Provides advice and guidence to promote Equality and Human Right

Financial Services Authority (FSA) – An independent body that regulates the financial services industry in the UK

Office of Public Sector Information – Acts of Parliament and other Government publication

HM Revenue & Customs – Tax, tax credits & NI contributions

JobCentre Plus – Job seekers

Moodjuice – Accessible self help guides to a wide range of mental health issues

NHS24 – Health Issues, out of-hours health service

Office of Fair Trading – Consumer rights

Perth and Kinross Council – The official website of Perth and Kinross Council 

Perth and Kinross Association of Voluntary Service – Range of services supporting the community of Perth & Kinross.

Perth and Kinross Credit Union Project – An informative website for the proposed Perth and Kinross Credit Union

Racial Equality – Information on racial discrimination

Scottish Courts – Website – court procedures and forms

Shelter – Homelessness and badly housed people

TheSite – Help on a wide range of topics for young people

The Web Project – Information and support for young people (10-25) on a wide range of issues

TV Licensing – Information, including an online purchase option

UK Border Agency – Immigration matters

Scottish Women’s Aid – Women experiencing domestic violence

Work & Pensions, Dept. of – Benefits, child support