Coronavirus – community contacts - Oban, Lorn and the Isles

Page updated - 14/08/2020 12:02

Name of OrganisationCommunityContact Details Details of what the organisation or group can offer
Appin AidAppinTel. 01631 730416 (Clare Hunt)
Essential shopping – help with on-line ordering, collections and delivery.  Prescriptions – collection and delivery.  Regular phone call to check people are OK
Ardchattan Community CouncilArdchattan area - North Connel and Benderloch and working with Bonawe and Barcaldine community associationsTel07387 475584 (Eilidh Orr) Email: ardchattancoordinator@gmail.comcoordinating support to help with deliveries of essential supplies and medication, provision of funding to support community groups, purchase of PPE and online communication methods
Barcaldine HelpsBarcaldinebcahelp4all@googlegroups.comHelp with essential shopping, emergency supplies collections and delivery for anyone self isolating or in need of assistance.  We can also do collection and delivery of medication. Pre paid orders or payment by bank transfer are preferred
Dalmally Coronavirus SupportDalmallyEmail. (Also on Facebook, search Dalmally Coronavirus Support)Informal contacts between community members to ask for and provide help.
Dunbeg StoresDunbegTel. 01631 566576 or 07919 667221 (between the hours of 10 am and 6 pm)Delivery service for elderly people in Dunbeg - no minimum order
Ethical Sales CollIsle of CollEmail. t.e.s.collstore@gmail.comDelivery service
Iona Community CouncilIsle of IonaContact Shiona, Mark, Rob, Toben, Jane, Don: iona-community-council@googlegroups.comAnyone requiring assistance should contact the community council
Isle of Kerrera Development TrustIsle of KerreraEmail.  Asking people not to visit the island unless necessary - notice at ferry terminal.  Co-ordinating and helping with shopping and prescriptions
Luing Covid-19 GroupIsle of LuingTel. 07780 720525 Fiona) or 07943 565609 (Lorraine)Matching needs of people affected by Covid-19 guidance re isolating and shielding. Delivering weekly newsletters to the island  to keep in touch with the community. Shopping co-ordination and deliveries, medication deliveries, provision of PPE to volunteers and the community. Phone buddy system in operation to ensure no-one feels lonely, isolated or unwell without support.
Mull Safe and SoundIsle of MullGrant or Lorna on 01680 300116/07704381255 or Sally at
Emotional support for over 16s
Tobermory Fish CompanyIsle of MullTel. 01688 302120Delivering all over the island
Keel RowIsle of Mull - Ardtun, Bunessan and FionnphortTel. 01681 700458Ready meals and delivery
 Isle of Mull - Craignure/Lochdon/LochbuieSue Royle: 07811083227
Helen Dewar: 07488333585
Kate Grierson: 07801070279
Shopping, prescription collection and general help
Dervaig Post Office and StoresIsle of Mull - DervaigDougie and Margaret Allan: dugs564@btinternet.comDeliveries in Dervaig and surrounding area
Ross of Mull Community TransportIsle of Mull - Ross of MullTerry Heggarty 01680 700600Will collect shopping and prescriptions.  Transport for individuals for health appointments
Salen HotelIsle of Mull - SalenTel. 01680 300324Ready meals to order 6pm - 8pm.  Telephone payment.  Collection available - will deliver in Salen area where required
 Isle of Mull - SalenKerry Mitchell: 07825577419
Helen McWalter: 07967094775
Eilidh Allen 07810747431
Shopping, posting mail and general help for anyone shelding, self isolating or needing help
Tobermory BakeryIsle of Mull - Salen and TobermoryTel. 01688 302225Delivery of ready meals and groceries in the Salen and Tobermory area
South West Mull and Iona DevelopmentIsle of Mull - Southwest Mulll areaJanice Hall: 01681 700677Services and support for anyone affected by Covid-19
Mull Crisis ManagementIsle of Mull - TobermoryKaren - 07793037714 (24/7)
Requests for help: and to volunteer:
Shopping, prescription collection and general help
Tobermory Pharmacy Isle of Mull - TobermoryTel. 01688 302431Delivery of prescriptions and other pharmaceutical goods. Online and card payments available.  9am - 4pm (half days Sat and Wed)
Park Lodge HotelIsle of Mull - Tobermory areaTel. 01688 302430Enquire directly about food delivery services 
Ulva Ferry Community TransportIsle of Mull - Ulva Ferry07775 531301Community transport services.  Shopping, prescription collection and general help. 
SOLARIsle of or Tel: 07375929350Solar are offering a free, discreet and confidential service, in order that no one on Tiree needs to go without food or household essentials.  In addition a food sharing space is also being set up in the phone box at Scaranish. For information please call or email.
Tiree Action in the CommunityIsle of TireeTel. 01631 572975 or 07786 496275Information updates are being posted on the website:
Avich & Kilchrenan Community CouncilKilchrenanTel. 01866 833402 or 07792499003
Weekly collection and delivery of medication/repeat prescriptions for orders telephoned to local surgery. Minimizing the number of surgery visits.
Carr GommObanAnita Goldie 07827 992998
Debbie Graham 07825 113805
Jayne Donn 07872 052361
Heather Shepherd 07717 782176
Oban Office 01631 563375
Susan Colin Lane 07827 993020
Help with managing and applying for benefits, council tax and rent queries - No charge
Jacksons the ButchersObanTel. 01631 562016Delivering meat however due to demand, this may be subject to availability and pick-ups on behalf of others are encouraged.
New Hope Community KitchenObanTel. 01631 565730Food parcel delivery for people in emergency situations.
Rockfield CentreObanEleanor:  07762 756072 Email:   Lynn: 07483 430113 Email: Facebook: @ObanCommunitiesTrustTelephone support to Oban Communities Trust volunteers.  Tutorials/activities/connections through Facebook.  Site closed with the exception of Oban Food Hub collection point.  Community chatter - connecting volunteers to support others by phone.  Signposting to community resources
Rotary ClubObanCiorsti on 07825 874503 Email
or Lachie on 07467 020516 / email
Collecting medication or other deliveries not requiring the handing of cash. 
Soroba StoresOban - Soroba areaTel. 01631 562999Delivery service in Soroba area for elderly or anyone self-isolating
Minority Ethnic Carers of Older PeopleOban and LornTel. 07553 115 457 (Siubhan)               Email. Support to vulnerable and older gypsy/travellers.  Delivering food and medication
Taste of ArgyllOban and surrounding areaTel. 07882 226675Food delivery service and ready meals (order the day before for ready meals) for people self-isolating. Card payments by phone.
Alzheimer ScotlandOban, Lorn and the IslesSue Pagan - 01631 570614 or 07824524347 (10am - 6pm) or 0808 808 3000 (24hrs)Online and telephone support and help to access other services during Covid-19. Online video chats for people with dementia and carers and family.  Phone check-ins for anyone not online.
Seil and Easdale Community CouncilSeil & EasdaleEmail. seilandeasdaleccsec@btinternet.comCo-ordinating volunteers to help those self-isolating with essential supplies, prescriptions and the offer of telephone contact to counter social isolation
Taynuilt Community CouncilTaynuiltTel. 07955 750592                                 Email. taynuiltvolunteers@gmail.comSupport available for anyone having to self isolate
Crossroads North Argyll Tel. 01631 562277Care Attendants will be contacting the carers they support, by telephone, to check they are okay and if there is anything they need. We will also be liaising with North Argyll Carers Centre to provide a coordinated approach to supporting carers.
North Argyll Carer's Centre Telephone: 01631 564422 
We will be maintaining regular contact with carers via telephone. We are keen to hear from anyone in a caring role who is needing support. Our website, Facebook pages and blog will be updated regularly with information and wellbeing tips