Christmas & New Year Closures

Everyone at West Lothian College wishes you and your loved ones a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

We will be unavailable during our festive break, from Thursday, December 21 until Monday, January 8, 2024.

We wish you all a relaxing break and look forward to seeing you back at college soon.

Please note: The college's Learning Centre opening hours are the same as above

Getting Support

Even though we are closed, help and support is still available.  If you need to talk to someone, need support or if you feel that things are getting too much, this link is to a list of support services. 

In an emergency, please call 999 immediately, or go to A&E (Accident and Emergency) at St. Johns or your local hospital.

If you are in crisis and need to speak to someone: 

  • Call NHS 111 (for when you need help but are not in immediate danger)
  • Contact your GP (doctor) and ask for an emergency appointment
  • Call the Samaritans free on 116 123, visit or email 
  • Use the ‘Shout’ crisis text line – text SHOUT to 85258, this is free from most mobile networks.

If you are suddenly homeless, you can call the Out of Hours Crisis Service (01506 282000) between 5pm and 8.30am.

As well as these services you may also find further information, advice and local services on the NHS website or through the NHS 111 phone service.