Making it easier to access our services

Information on accessibility when contacting us, using our website and visiting our premises.


Our general number is 0800 328 1222.

British Sign Language

ContactScotland – BSL: Scotland’s online BSL interpreting service. You can use the contactScotland service to speak to any of our offices.

Several of the Scottish Legal Aid Board’s leaflets have also been translated into BSL.

Our website

We want our website to be as easy to use as possible. If you have any problems using it please let us know by calling 0131 226 7061 or emailing

Text size

You can go to “View” in your tool bar at the top of the page then click on “text size” to choose your preference.

Other languages or formats

The BrowseAloud tool can be used to speak a webpage aloud for you, translate it or create an mp3 of it for you. More information about this tool is available on other websites.

Google Translate is also located in the top right-hand corner of each page and can be used to change the content into another language.

Let us know what you think

We have tried to make this website as easy to use as possible. However if you have any comments or feedback please email us.

Using your keyboard to move around the website

  • Use the arrow keys on your keyboard to scroll up and down a page.
  • To jump from the top to the bottom of the pages use the page up and page down buttons.
  • Use the tab button to go to the next form field, or hold down shift and press tab if you want to go back to the previous one.

Opening Word or Excel documents

If you do not have Microsoft Word or Excel you can download a free viewer from the Microsoft website (Viewers: Word or Excel).

Opening PDF documents

You will need to download Adobe Reader software from the Adobe website.

Our premises

You can find out how to get to our offices and the accessibility features of each building on our office webpages.


We are committed to the promotion of equality and to tackling discrimination – more information is available in SLAB’s equalities and diversity section.