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Turning Point Scotland provides person centred support to adults with a range of complex needs. We learn from services and seek to influence social policy.

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Raise money for extra benefits for people supported by Turning Point Scotland

Raise money for extra benefits for people supported by Turning Point Scotland

If you enjoy supporting charities and would like to raise extra money for Turning Point Scotland, we run lots of fun activities throughout the year that you can take part in. All the money raised goes towards additional benefits for...
Turning Point Scotland embraces rugby!

Turning Point Scotland embraces rugby!

Check out the video as people supported by Turning Point Scotland are taking part in a great new rugby challenge! A new partnership with Trust Rugby International  gives people the chance to try rugby in a fun and relaxed environment and...
Turning Point Scotland annual report 2013-2014 published

Turning Point Scotland annual report 2013-2014 published

You can also download the Turning Point Scotland annual report 2013-2014 PDF      
New short break service offered in Stranraer

New short break service offered in Stranraer

Turning Point Scotland Dumfries & Galloway is offering a brand new service to help people take a short break from supporting and caring for a loved one. Previously people from Wigtownshire looking for respite have to travel over 70 miles...
Turning Point Scotland marks 15 years as an independent charity

Turning Point Scotland marks 15 years as an independent charity

One of Scotland’s leading social care organisations is marking a decade and a half supporting people who traditionally have been disadvantaged. Turning Point Scotland was set up as an independent charity and devolved itself from parent organisation Turning Point UK,...
Scottish cards handmade with care at Rosie’s

Scottish cards handmade with care at Rosie’s

Contact Rosie’s at rosiescrafts@turningpointscotland.com for more information and like us on Facebook.
Legal high and stimulant drop in service available

Legal high and stimulant drop in service available

Following our ‘legal high’ drop in  pilot, we will continue to run this service at 123 West Street in Glasgow. Legal highs, known as new psychoactive substances (NPS), are synthetic drugs which can be bought online and sometimes in shops. In...
Who we are

Who we are

Turning Point Scotland delivers person centred services across Scotland. You can view a video introduction to TPS and our services here. We have a growing library of videos about TPS featuring our staff and the individuals that we support. These...
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Exhibition brings Christmas cheer to Dumfries

Exhibition brings Christmas cheer to Dumfries

AccessArt, a service operated by Turning Point Scotland, is transforming the old Baker’s Oven shop on the High Street of Dumfries with fantastic, unique and original Art works, many of which are for sale. These are original works produced by people with learning disabilities and autism. Janet Wright has kindly allowed here own original to...
Festive activities around our services

Festive activities around our services

Come and support our services with plenty of festive activities in the run up to Christmas!   Turning Point Scotland Inverclyde service is holding a Christmas Fete on Saturday 29th November from 12 noon in the Loreto Club, Houston St, Greenock, Inverclyde PA16 8DA. Tickets, including tea/coffee and mince pies are priced £3. Please call...
Glasgow drug service marks 20 years saving lives and reducing harm caused by addiction

Glasgow drug service marks 20 years saving lives and reducing harm caused by addiction

Turning Point Scotland’s Glasgow Drug Crisis Centre has been supporting people affected by drug addiction since 1994.  To mark this milestone, the service is hosting a special open day for people that have received support in the centre past and present, as well as staff and agencies that work with Glasgow Drug Crisis Centre. Taking...
Turning Point Scotland athletes gear up for big race

Turning Point Scotland athletes gear up for big race

A group of athletes from Turning Point Scotland’s services are aiming to achieve their personal best for 10km and raise money this weekend.  Over 10 000 runners will be pounding the streets of Glasgow on Sunday 5th October as part of the Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run. Around a dozen service users and a...
GDCC is turning 20!

GDCC is turning 20!

Glasgow Drug Crisis Centre is celebrating 20 years of supporting people achieve a better quality of life. Come and join us to mark this special occasion. Interactive opportunities, complementary therapies, GDCC film, GDCC time capsule, yoga, highlights of GDCC and much more! Lunch and cake served 12 noon to 1.30pm 23rd October 2014 10.30am –...
New York academic addresses seminar on poverty, housing and homelessness

New York academic addresses seminar on poverty, housing and homelessness

Around 100 delegates gathered at the University of Strathclyde to discuss poverty, housing and homelessness issues. The seminar was co-hosted by Turning Point Scotland and the Strathclyde International Public Policy Institute’s new Centre for Health Policy, University of Strathclyde. Deborah Padgett, Professor of Social Work and Global Public Health at New York University delivered the...