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Talking Point Podcast

Talking Point Podcast

Talking Point brings you interviews and conversations from across the social care sectors we work in, discussing the latest trends and issues affecting homelessness, drug & alcohol misuse, justice, learning disabilities and more. Visit http://www.buzzsprout.com/342488 or visit Spotify https://open.spotify.com/show/4Qk0uBC8zCtyHQkaF6nT4h to...
Video explainers

Video explainers

Want to find out more about what we do as an organisation and the different support we offer but short on time? We are creating a series of bite-sized video explainers to give a short snap shot of our work...
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Latest annual report available

Latest annual report available

You can now download our annual report 2018-2019
Celebrating 20 years of Turning Point Scotland

Celebrating 20 years of Turning Point Scotland

You can now take a trip down memory lane to see how Turning Point Scotland has grown, developed and evolved since 1999. Check out the timeline charting our history until the present day and add your own memories, thoughts and comments
New photography exhibition challenges perceptions of poverty

New photography exhibition challenges perceptions of poverty

A group of people from Turning Point Scotland have photography work on display at the Mitchell library in Glasgow. Hannah, Kevin, Maria, Mick, Natasha and Sammy are students of Turning Point Scotland’s Connecting Citizens Programme. They co-curated an exhibition with the Open Museum as part of the course. The group decided to tackle a subject...
Podcast: Going for glory at the Homeless World Cup

Podcast: Going for glory at the Homeless World Cup

The Homeless World Cup kicks off July 27th in Cardiff, hosting more than 500 players representing over 50 countries. Scotland travel to the Welsh capital hoping to complete a hat-trick of victories after wins in 2007 and 2011. Flexible Homeless Outreach Support Service staff member James Maclean coaches the Scotland team and spoke to our...
Podcast on latest drug-related deaths figures

Podcast on latest drug-related deaths figures

As Scotland experiences another rise in the number of people lost to a drug-related deaths – 1,187 up 27% on last year – this episode of Talking Point looks at the context behind the data and what we can do in response with Trish, Practice & Development Lead for Alcohol & Drugs, Turning Point Scotland...
Blog: reaction to latest drug-related deaths figures for Scotland

Blog: reaction to latest drug-related deaths figures for Scotland

PatriciaTracey, Practice & Development Lead for Alcohol & Drugs, Turning Point Scotland: “Year on year we’ve seen a horrifying rise in the number of people lost to a drug-related deaths.  This year we see this number reach 1,187, up 27% on last year.  But it was horrifying last year too when 934 people died, an...
Latest podcast visits 218

Latest podcast visits 218

In this episode you can visit 218 and hear how Turning Point Scotland’s innovative women’s service has been addressing the underlying reasons why women end up in the justice system with Sandra, service manager, Amy, support practitioner and Catrina, one of the women staying in residential.  https://www.buzzsprout.com/342488/1396471-episode-4-218
20th anniversary special podcast

20th anniversary special podcast

Our latest podcast features highlights of the day Turning Point Scotland celebrated 20 years since it became an independent social care provider and developer on the 1st July 2019. Chief Executive Neil Richardson, Craig MacKenzie, staff member and former service user, and First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon MSP addressed the crowd at Head Office...
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon addresses the crowd on the 20th anniversary

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon addresses the crowd on the 20th anniversary

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP thanks Turning Point Scotland for our contribution to social care over the last two decades at the 20th anniversary event at Head Office.
The First Minister's visit to Turning Point Scotland - in pictures

The First Minister’s visit to Turning Point Scotland – in pictures

Turning Point Scotland - the first 20 years

Turning Point Scotland – the first 20 years

This short animation celebrates the 20th anniversary of leading social care provider and developer Turning Point Scotland
FIRST MINISTER CELEBRATES 20 YEARS OF TURNING POINT SCOTLAND

FIRST MINISTER CELEBRATES 20 YEARS OF TURNING POINT SCOTLAND

Nicola Sturgeon MSP thanks leading social care organisation for two decades of supporting adults Scotland’s First Minister has commended the important work of Turning Point Scotland on the 20th anniversary. Nicola Sturgeon MSP joined a large crowd of people at the organisation’s Head Office in Govan, Glasgow including those being supported by the organisation, staff...