Witness Service Orkney

Welcome to your local Witness Service. We provide free, confidential information and support for victims and witnesses of crime, including:

  • Court familiarisation visits and an explanation of court procedures prior to trial
  • Information regarding court attendance for victims and witness
  • Emotional support while you wait to give evidence
  • Appointments to meet with our support team should you need it

Service location, opening hours and contact details are listed below, along with court and parking details.

Witness Service Orkney

Voluntary Action Orkney Building
6 Bridge Street
Kirkwall
Orkney
KW15 1HR

01856 871965
victimsupport.orkney@victimsupportsco.org.uk

Opening hours

Monday  10am – 2pm
Tuesday  Closed
Wednesday  10am – 2pm
Thursday  10am – 2pm
Friday  10am – 2pm

If you need support outwith these hours, our helpline is open 8am-8pm, Mon-Fri: 0800 160 1985

Kirkwall Sheriff Court

If you need to contact the court or are looking for more information about attending a trial, please use the contact details below:

Sheriff Court House
Watergate
Kirkwall
Orkney
KW15 1PD

01856 872110
kirkwall@scotcourts.gov.uk
Kirkwall Sheriff Court website

Directions
Directions to the court can found on the Kirkwall Sheriff Court website.