Scottish Borders - Social Work

Contact details

Scottish Borders - Social Work
Newtown St Boswells

Public phone: 0300 100 1800


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Social work services for the Borders area. Provides criminal justice services and a range of social services for children/families, older people, people with disabilities, learning difficulties and mental health problems through 6 area offices. Several specialist teams. Also provides hospital based services. Out of hours emergencies phone 01896 752111.

Target group: General public and ex-offenders.

Area served: Scottish Borders - Hawick, Galashiels, Jedburgh, Kelso, Duns, Peebles.

How to contact: Phone (0300 100 1800) for further information. Open Monday to Thursday 8.45am - 5pm + Friday 8.45am - 3.45pm


Monday: 8.45am - 5pm

Tuesday: 8.45am - 5pm

Wednesday: 8.45am - 5pm

Thursday: 8.45am - 5pm

Friday: 8.45am - 3.45pm

Weekends: 01896 752111 (emergency out of hours number)

Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Yes - limited

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Parking for disabled drivers. Ramp. Wheelchair user access to ground floor. Loop system. Access to signers.

Other information

Languages other than English: Access to interpreters and BSL.

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Year established: 0


Public transport:

Record last checked: 19 January 2024


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