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Meet Dogtooth - one of our headliners at Music Connects

Meet Dogtooth – one of our headliners at Music Connects

Turning Point Scotland is hosting a fantastic night of live music and comedy Music Connects, to highlight the work we are doing around homelessness, in particular Housing First. Fresh from a host of live dates on the festival circuit at...
Housing First Scotland projects to benefit from £3.2m fund

Housing First Scotland projects to benefit from £3.2m fund

Five projects have been announced that will aim to support hundreds of homeless people across five cities in Scotland off the streets and into a secure tenancy with support. The Housing First Scotland Fund was launched earlier this year and...
Music Connects 2018

Music Connects 2018

Turning Point Scotland is proud to present a fantastic night of live music and comedy hosted by Allan Park and featuring Ferry favourites Shardlake and up and coming Scottish mod rock band Dogtooth amongst other acts. The special live event aims...
Annual Report 2016-2017

Annual Report 2016-2017

Download our Annual Report 2016-2017 Want to stay in touch with our work in the future? Data protection laws are changing. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect as of 25 May 2018 across the EU. Irrespective of...
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Music Connects

Turning Point Scotland is proud to present a fantastic night of live music and comedy hosted by Allan Park and featuring Ferry favourites Shardlake and up and coming Scottish mod rock band Dogtooth amongst other acts. The special live event aims highlight the work TPS is doing around homelessness, in particular Housing First. People affected by...
Rosie's Orchard View launch!

Rosie’s Orchard View launch!

Rosie’s Orchard View is a small café located behind the Royal Inverclyde Hospital in Greenock which aims to pull together volunteers and Turning Point Scotland staff in the name of social responsibility. One of the clear benefits of Rosie’s Orchard View is the ability to start building on some peer employability opportunities, initially through volunteer...
TPS Connects Conference

TPS Connects Conference

A highlight of the TPS calendar, this year’s TPS Connects conference has drawn to a close as another resounding success! Established in 2011, the TPS Connects conference is a biennial two-day event for people supported by TPS learning disability services. Fast forward to 2018’s TPS Connects conference, a total of 147 people attended and the...
Minute's silence to remember those that have lost their lives to drug use

Minute’s silence to remember those that have lost their lives to drug use

Staff and people we support fell silent in memory of loved ones, after the latest drug-related deaths statistics were released. Services across Turning Point Scotland took part, not just the ones supporting people for alcohol and drug misuse, in Ayrshire, Glasgow, Edinburgh up to Aberdeenshire and Moray. Staff, people being supported, family and friends all...
Turning Point Scotland website privacy policy updated

Turning Point Scotland website privacy policy updated

In line with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) we have updated our website privacy policy. If you use our website and visit our social media pages, please read carefully. For more information please contact: DPO Turning Point Scotland 54 Govan Road Glasgow G51 1JL dpo@turningpointscotland.com 0141 427 8200
Turning Point Scotland aiming for back to back SSSA success

Turning Point Scotland aiming for back to back SSSA success

Turning Point Scotland has a number of finalists in the Scottish Social Services Awards 2018. The awards are organised on behalf of a number of key organisations across the social services sector to deliver high quality and effective social services. Emma Robertson, Support Practitioner, Turning Point Scotland Elgin has been nominated in the Bright Spark...
Gender pay gap- 0% median result!

Gender pay gap- 0% median result!

Chief Executive Neil Richardson has signed off Turning Point Scotland’s first gender pay gap survey as accurate and the results are excellent. Gender pay gap reporting is a  new requirement of organisations with over 250 employees. With a 0% median difference and 1.15% mean difference between men and women’s pay on the 5th of April...
International Women’s Day 2018

International Women’s Day 2018

Our 218 service celebrated International Women’s Day on 8th March 2018. The women in the residential and community engagement services made the posters for the day. One of the posters was of a dress and the other represented the content of a women’s bag. All of the people we support who attended received a purple...
Turning Point Scotland achieves Investors in People Gold Accreditation

Turning Point Scotland achieves Investors in People Gold Accreditation

One of the country’s leading social care organisations, Turning Point Scotland, has achieved the prestigious Investors in People Gold Accreditation, the most successful framework for business improvement through people in the UK. This represents a true commitment to employees and demonstrates a solid foundation of good practice which remains challenging and aspirational for many organisations. ...
New look service for people affected by alcohol and drug use

New look service for people affected by alcohol and drug use

People experiencing issues relating to alcohol and drug use in Aberdeenshire can now benefit from a broader range of support services across the region. A partnership approach between Turning Point Scotland and Alcohol and Drugs Action will offer support to individuals to reduce the harm posed by alcohol and drug use and assist people into...
Happy Retirement!

Happy Retirement!

Turning Point Scotland is losing some weel-kent faces this year. Operations Manager Christine Buntrock, Health & Safety Manager Hugh Tannock and John McCormack, Service Coordinator at Dumfries & Galloway are retiring. Colleagues are sad to see them go and the organisation will miss their valued contributions, with more than 30 years’ experience between them at...
TPS Connects hosts Glasgow event

TPS Connects hosts Glasgow event

About 70 delegates from across Turning Point Scotland’s services in the Glasgow area turned out for the latest TPS Connects conference at the Scottish Youth Theatre. In recent years the  olunteers have organised summer open days at the Kinning Park Complex, near Head Office. However, this year the group decided to organise something a bit more formal and host a...