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Rosie's Garden Launch

Rosie’s Garden Launch

With Spring finally in the air and gardening season upon us, Turning Point Scotland have formally launched its latest social enterprise. On April 18th, TPS Perth & Kinross officially opened Rosie’s Garden. Director of Operations Wendy Spencer unveiled the commemorative...
Annual report 2015-2016

Annual report 2015-2016

Download the latest Turning Point Scotland annual report 2015-2016                
Work with us

Work with us

We have some great vacancies available if you are looking for a career in social care. We offer a pension, guaranteed hours, 7 weeks annual leave per year and the chance to join a company that is robust and prepared for...
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Scotland's national Learning Disability Week begins on Monday 15th May!

Scotland’s national Learning Disability Week begins on Monday 15th May!

Up to 175,000 adults in Scotland have a learning disability. However, we rarely see or hear about the experiences of this population. Next week, let’s make sure these voices are heard. The theme this year is Looking back, thinking forward: Learning disability in Scotland’s past, present and future. We want  people, communities and organisations across the country to reflect...
Turning Point Scotland one of 28 Scottish charities to receive donation from The Hospital Saturday Fund

Turning Point Scotland one of 28 Scottish charities to receive donation from The Hospital Saturday Fund

One of the first tasks for Turning Point Scotland’s new Chief Executive, Neil Richardson, was having the pleasure of picking up a cheque for £3,000 thanks to the Hospital Saturday Fund.  28 Scottish charities received donations from the Hospital Saturday Fund at a special reception hosted at Glasgow City Chambers. In total, £85,000 was donated...
Rosie’s Retro on show at Scotland’s biggest social enterprise gathering

Rosie’s Retro on show at Scotland’s biggest social enterprise gathering

Rosie’s Retro will be attending the Social Enterprise Market Place at the Corn Exchange in Edinburgh on the 21st March. The event will be opened by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and delegates will be able to hear about the great range of products Rosie’s Retro offers. Lynne Smillie, Service Coordinator said: “We will be at...
Help make Rosie's Garden grow through volunteering

Help make Rosie’s Garden grow through volunteering

We are looking for volunteers to join Turning Point Scotland and help them to make Rosie’s Garden a successful enterprise. Rosie’s Garden will be launched in April 2017 and hope to offer adults with learning disabilities a place to develop horticultural skills and employability prospects.  Volunteers can bring a depth and breadth of experience and...
Neil Richardson appointed as new Chief Executive

Neil Richardson appointed as new Chief Executive

Turning Point Scotland  is delighted to announce the appointment of Neil Richardson as our new Chief Executive.  Sheila Fazal, the Chair of Turning Point Scotland said of the appointment: “ Neil will join us in January and will lead an organisation supporting over 21,000 people to improve their life, lifestyles and life expectations. Neil will...
Hundreds raised for Rosie's in Aberdeen

Hundreds raised for Rosie’s in Aberdeen

Aberdeen City Council host a shop that charities and community organisations can use for a week of fund raising.  Rosie’s  had it for the first time last week and raised the fantastic sum of £1818.35. Alison Paterson, Service Manager, Rosie’s Social Enterprises said: “As always we were amazed at the amount of donations and support we received...
218 annual report

218 annual report

Turning Point Scotland 218 has published an annual report for 2015/2016. The service takes a person centred, approach in dealing with the issues that women in the justice system face. The programme of work at 218 is designed to address issues with substance use, physical and mental health and other social needs including housing and childcare. The annual...
Glasgow Homelessness Service marks major milestone with Ministerial visit

Glasgow Homelessness Service marks major milestone with Ministerial visit

A key Turning Point Scotland service that has helped thousands of people in Glasgow during problems with homelessness and addiction marked its 15th anniversary, with a visit from a Scottish Government Minister. Kevin Stewart MSP, Minister for Local Government and Housing, wanted to see for himself the vital work that is being done at Glasgow...
Glasgow Women's Supported Bail Service having a positive impact

Glasgow Women’s Supported Bail Service having a positive impact

Glasgow Women’s Supported Bail Service is currently supporting 8 women.  This number is quite low due to the service being in its infancy.  Through networking and raising awareness of the service they expect the number of referrals to significantly increase over the next couple of months. The women that they work with have complex needs so the support...
Perth Garden Project pulls in the plaudits

Perth Garden Project pulls in the plaudits

People supported by Turning Point Scotland Perth & Kinross Shore Road Garden Project got their glad rags on and  attended an award ceremony. It was the award ceremony for Beautiful Perth, a charity that promotes keeping Perth looking beautiful and making the most of spaces. Each year Beautiful Perth host a competition with several categories...
TPS Connects Open Day highlights

TPS Connects Open Day highlights

Thanks to everyone that came along to the TPS Connects open day at the Kinning Park complex. Great food, company, live music, bouncy castle and much more!                                                        ...
Raising Awareness of Huntington’s disease

Raising Awareness of Huntington’s disease

“I’m not defined by Huntington’s. I don’t see myself as having a disability. I’m not Huntington’s. I am Jane” Watch Jane tell her story on a video:   Jane Williams is highlighting the issues facing those living with the condition. Jane is supported by Glasgow Supported Living and Glasgow Social Opportunities in the East End...