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

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.