Ability Shetland

Ability Shetland supports the efforts of disabled people to realise their full potential in all areas of life.

In addition to providing advice and information to service users and service providers, Ability Shetland runs a variety of clubs and recreational activities throughout the year.

If you are interested in any of our services or would like to support Ability Shetland as a volunteer or fund raiser, we would love to hear from you.

If you would like to see how Ability Shetland supports Children and Adults with addional support needs please watch our short video by clicking on the link below.




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Did you know that every time you shop at Amazon, you could also help raise funds for Ability Shetland? Times are hard for charities just now with limited opportunities for us and for our supporters to fundraise normally.We continue to provide support to people with disabilities in Shetland, but are restricted with how we can fundraise during this pandemic. Every penny counts for us just now so thank you for your support as ever. https://smile.amazon.co.uk/ch/SC001111

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We offer a variety of activities for both children and adults, ranging from sports and recreation, music, arts and crafts, games and much more! The focus is on having fun and building confidence through play and interaction. Further information with regard to dates and venues can be found on the Ability Shetland Facebook Page.

M.V. Wootton Lass

Our motor boat is currently based at Lerwick Marina and is used to provide trips for organisations, groups, families and individuals. We offer sightseeing and fishing trips to all ages.


Ability Shetland is a registered charity and we welcome all donations. You can even do this by text message.


At Ability Shetland we are always on the lookout for new volunteers. Without volunteers our clubs cannot function. You will be trained and supported while working for us, and it is a great experience to challenge yourself, increase confidence and learn new skills.