British Sign Language (BSL)

Getting in touch

BSL users can contact the council using Scotland's national BSL video interpreting relay service: Contact Scotland BSL.

999 for BSL users

In an emergency, BSL users can use a video link to access the 999 services.

To download the app, find out more or make an emergency call, go to 999 BSL.

British Sign Language Action Plan

The BSL (Scotland) Act 2015 requires public bodies in Scotland to publish a local BSL plan, aligned to the BSL National Plan.

This is Angus Council’s BSL Plan for the period 2024 to 2030:

Angus British Sign Language Action Plan (pdf version)

BSL links

Scottish Government 

Find information, resources and guidance on the BSL (Scotland) Act 2015 website.

Local support

BSL/English interpreters

Health and welfare

Elections and voting