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The Skye and Lochalsh Association for Disability

Skye and Lochalsh Association for Disability (SLAD) was founded in 1981, and is a registered Scottish Charity and a Company Limited by Guarantee. 

We operate a day centre for adults with learning/physical disabilities called Kyleakin Connections.

Part funding is provided by NHS Highland. Supplementary funding has been provided by fundraising events organised by the centre, donations and successful applications to other funders.

Opening hours – Wednesday to Friday between 09.30 am and 4.30pm. 

Our Aims

Are to encourage independent living for people with learning/physical disabilities, to help develop their independence and to lead ordinary, fully inclusive lives within the community.

We offer a safe environment where people can come together to learn new skills and improve existing skills.

Activities in addition to operating our Cafe, include life skills, educational work, cooking, arts & crafts, projects, conservation, gardening, gaining various qualifications, outdoor pursuits, IT work, partnerships with other bodies, and much much more.