COVID-19 update

Please be aware that our office is currently not open to visitors and we are unable to take phone enquiries.  Following the latest Government advice, we are not arranging face-to-face appointments for the foreseeable future. We are responding to emails; however, due to the impact on our staffing resources, our response times will be affected.  Please read our information for customers and organisations

Who can help you if we can't

We take complaints about the following types of organisations in Scotland:

  • Colleges and universities
  • Health services (NHS)
  • Housing associations
  • Local authorities (councils)
  • Scottish Government & Devolved Administration organisations (including prisons)
  • Water providers

If your complaint is not about any of these types of organisations, here are some suggestions of organisations who may be able to look at your complaint:


There are also organisations that can give advice to you:

Citizens Advice Consumer Service 0845 404 0506
Shelter Scotland (housing advice for all: whether about homelessness, renting, home-owner or other housing issue) 0808 800 4444


Updated: June 18, 2019