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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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Not so green about going Green!

Not so green about going Green!

Turning Point Scotland Glasgow South East Community Recovery service is a community based service that provides structured group work programmes to support people to recover from substance misuse issues. I approached the service to ask if they would be interested...
Marking Naloxone overdose awareness week

Marking Naloxone overdose awareness week

Turning Point Scotland Glasgow Drug Crisis Centre is marking Naloxone overdose awareness week with a series of events. Monday 24th August 11am – FASS to open the memory tree – take a feather and write a message to a loved...
Great late deal for break to Belfast

Great late deal for break to Belfast

Turning Point Scotland Dumfries & Galloway short breaks service has a fantastic late deal for anyone looking for a weekend break. Belfast is just a short ferry ride from South West Scotland and boasts a range of world class tourist...
Cyclist to pedal round the country for Turning Point Scotland

Cyclist to pedal round the country for Turning Point Scotland

Chris Archibald from Turning Point Scotland Perth & Kinross is planning to cycle around Turning Point Scotland services all across the country in a week, in order to raise money for Make it Happen.  Make It Happen is a fund...
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.
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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Chris completes his super cycle challenge

Chris completes his super cycle challenge

Chris Archibald has arrived at Turning Point Scotland Perth & Kinross to a hero’s welcome in his home town and the service he works at. A BBQ is being hosted in his honour after his 600 mile journey between Turning Point Scotland locations all around the country taking in Glasgow, Inverclyde, Ayrshire, Dumfries & Galloway,...
Supporting women offenders in Renfrewshire

Supporting women offenders in Renfrewshire

Turning Point Scotland have been participating in a successful partnership with Renfrewshire Council to reduce reoffending among women. Jo Kuturba, Women’s Volunteer Coordinator, Renfrewshire Women’s Services said: “Our aim is to focus on women who have got a criminal background. We mainly want to focus on how to prevent further offending. We are trying to...
Chris arrives in Glasgow on the first leg of his fundraising cycle

Chris arrives in Glasgow on the first leg of his fundraising cycle

As most people are beginning to wind down for the weekend, Chris Archibald has begun one of the biggest challenges of his life.  He is cycling over 600 miles in about a week around Scotland, visiting some of the many services where Turning Point Scotland supports people. Chris is raising money for the Make It...
Full house ranges hundreds of pounds in Kirkcudbright

Full house ranges hundreds of pounds in Kirkcudbright

Turning Point Scotland Dumfries & Galloway had a bumper prize bingo night to raise cash for their services in and around . We offer a range of support at home services across Dumfries & Galloway. The service provides support for adults who have a learning disability, autism or acquired brain injury. The team raised an...
Chris gets on his bike for Turning Point Scotland

Chris gets on his bike for Turning Point Scotland

Chris Archibald from TPS Perth & Kinross is planning to cycle around Turning Point Scotland services all across the country in a week in order to raise money for Make it Happen. The route might be picturesque, taking in Scotland’s Highlands, Aberdeenshire, Perthshire, Dundee & Angus, Strathclyde and Dumfries & Galloway. This will see him...
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...