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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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Rosie's crafts new website

Rosie’s crafts new website

Rosie’s Social Enterprises have been busy crafting a new website to showcase their work and it’s now live! Visit them at rosiesenterprises.com and pop by if you’re in Aberdeen.
Rosie's Retro social enterprise scoops award

Rosie’s Retro social enterprise scoops award

Rosie’s Retro has won an an innovation award just over 6 months after opening. The Adult Learning Impact Awards took place at The Scottish Parliament on Tuesday 12th May. The social enterprise has a gift shop in the Kyle Centre...
First Minister makes £25,000 charity donation to Turning Point Scotland

First Minister makes £25,000 charity donation to Turning Point Scotland

A charitable donation of £50,000 will be split equally between Cash for Kids in Scotland and Turning Point Scotland in the Princess’ name to further mark her arrival. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said: “The birth of a new baby is...
New service plans for Inverclyde

New service plans for Inverclyde

A new service has been launched in Inverclyde to meet the needs of people in the local community living with complex needs arising from their mental illness. Turning Point Scotland, the national social care charity has worked within the area...
Innovative housing model to address homelessness in East Dunbartonshire

Innovative housing model to address homelessness in East Dunbartonshire

People experiencing homelessness due to mental health issues and addiction in East Dunbartonshire can now get help to find their own tenancy.  Turning Point Scotland East Dunbartonshire Housing First supports people into mainstream social housing and offers 24 hour support...
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.
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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Housing First changing lives of homeless people in Renfrewshire

Housing First changing lives of homeless people in Renfrewshire

A pilot project has been hailed a success for helping homeless people to turn their lives around and find homes that meets their needs. The Housing First Renfrewshire initiative, a partnership between Renfrewshire Council and Turning Point Scotland, has over the last 12 months supported 10 local people who between them had made over 60...
New plans for women in custody announced at 218

New plans for women in custody announced at 218

Scotland is to adopt a new approach to dealing with female offenders with a move towards custody in the community, backed by targeted action to address underlying issues and reduce the numbers of women receiving custodial sentences. Under plans unveiled by Justice Secretary Michael Matheson, a new small national prison with 80 places will be...
Former service users graduate at the Scottish Parliament

Former service users graduate at the Scottish Parliament

Graduates from the Scottish Drugs Forum’s award-winning Addiction Worker Training Project (AWTP) celebrated their achievements at a completion ceremony in the Scottish Parliament last week. The unique project, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, supports, trains, and prepares individuals with a history of problem drug or alcohol use to work in social care. Ten...
Rosie's Retro celebrate second award nomination

Rosie’s Retro celebrate second award nomination

Turning Point Scotland’s social enterprise in Ayr, Rosie’s Retro, is in line for a second award in the space of a month.  The gift shop staff have been nominated for the learning group of the year award for South Ayrshire Council, taking place on the 17th of June at the County buildings in Ayr, with...
Rosie's Retro hoping for second award

Rosie’s Retro hoping for second award

Turning Point Scotland’s social enterprise in Ayr, Rosie’s Retro, is in line for a second award in the space of a month. The gift shop staff have been nominated for the learning group of the year award for South Ayrshire Council, taking place on the 17th of June at the County buildings in Ayr, with...
Meeting housing needs following liberation

Meeting housing needs following liberation

Housing is frequently reported as an issue while an individual is preparing to be liberated and so PSP staff and agencies work on finding suitable accommodation.  Partnership work between agencies involved in the PSP is vital to meet the housing needs of service users. James Corbett, Pathway Practitioner explains how this approach is working:”Some people are...