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Dumfries & Galloway service raise cash to fight skin cancer

Dumfries & Galloway service raise cash to fight skin cancer

Staff and people being supported by Turning Point Scotland have been fundraising hard for 18 months to bring specialist equipment to the region, to reduce the devastating impact of melanoma. The handheld Dermlite machine allows GPs to diagnose melanoma and...
Major milestone for TPS Connects

Major milestone for TPS Connects

Extra special achievement as Turning Point Scotland ahead of 20th anniversary celebrations An initiative to tackle loneliness, isolation and exclusion has welcomed the 300th member. TPS Connects is a community of people that have used Turning Point Scotland’s services. It...
218 explainer video

218 explainer video

What is 218? We believe that there are more effective ways to reduce reoffending than short term prison sentences. Turning Point Scotland 218 provides an alternative to custody for women in the justice system. We provide programmes of intensive support...
Wanted: Operations Manager

Wanted: Operations Manager

Opportunities like this don’t come up very often. We are looking to recruit a Operations Manager for our Learning Disabilities and Forensic Services. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to one of Scotland’s leading social care organisations in a...
Gender pay gap progress

Gender pay gap progress

Turning Point Scotland is pleased to report our progress towards gender equality. We do not have a significant gap in pay between men and women. Our mean gap is 0% and our median gap is -2%. In the previous report...
Brand new Turning Point Scotland podcast launched

Brand new Turning Point Scotland podcast launched

We are trialing podcasts here at Turning Point Scotland! Talking Point will bring 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...
TPS Connects video explainer

TPS Connects video explainer

TPS Connects was created to give people a purpose and fulfilment beyond receiving support. Being part of something and meeting people can have a positive impact on health and well-being and it reduces loneliness and isolation. It provides a safe...
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Tackling blood borne viruses and addressing stigma

Tackling blood borne viruses and addressing stigma

Worldwide, 300 million people are unaware they have viral hepatitis. Without finding the undiagnosed and linking them to care, people will continue to suffer, and lives will be lost. Saturday 1st December is World AIDS day. Health Protection Scotland estimates that 50,000 Scots have been infected with the hepatitis C virus. Approximately, one-third of them...
New Annual Report 2017/18 now available

New Annual Report 2017/18 now available

Hot off the press or more accurately available to download, our new Annual report 2017/2018 is now available. However, if you would like to receive a print copy of our annual report please contact Andy Dewar, Communications Manager, 0141 4279425 andydewar@turningpointscotland.com
Housing First explainer video

Housing First explainer video

Housing First is a radical approach to addressing homelessness, first adopted by Turning Point Scotland in the UK. Our original service began in Glasgow in 2011 before we extended it into Renfrewshire and East Dunbartonshire and now Edinburgh, Stirling, Aberdeen and Dundee will also benefit from projects. Housing First Glasgow is led by Turning Point...
Macmillan Coffee Morning in the Renfrewshire Service

Macmillan Coffee Morning in the Renfrewshire Service

Aisha Hussain is arranging a Macmillan Coffee Morning in the Renfrewshire Office on Friday the 28th of September 2018 from 12:30 to 15:30. If you are available, please join the team in Renfrewshire for some tea, coffee, cake or baked treats!! They will be having a contest for ‘Best Piece of Baking’ and a prize for best. Anyone...

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...
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 the likes of Butefest, Belladrum, Dunoon and Glasgow Music Moments, we caught up with one...
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 represents the biggest adoption of the Housing First model in Europe. This first set of...
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...
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 highlight the work TPS is doing around homelessness, in particular Housing First. People affected by...
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