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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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Foil given out to clients in response to Botulism cases

Foil given out to clients in response to Botulism cases

Injecting drug users in Glasgow and surrounding areas are being urged to follow safer practices following a number of cases of Botulism in recent weeks. In a direct response to the Botulism cases Turning Point Scotland Glasgow Drug Crisis Centre...
Female prison announcement made at our 218 service

Female prison announcement made at our 218 service

Justice Secretary Michael Matheson has announced that current plans for a female prison in Inverclyde will not go ahead. During a visit to Turning Point Scotland’s highly-praised 218 service in Glasgow, he stated that the current plans do not fit...
Rosies Retro official opening

Rosies Retro official opening

National social care charity Turning Point Scotland launches Rosie’s Retro, its second social enterprise, this time in Ayr town centre. Building on the success of Rosie’s Social Enterprise in Aberdeen, Rosie’s Retro will provide workplace opportunities for adults with learning...
Raise money for extra benefits for people supported by Turning Point Scotland

Raise money for extra benefits for people supported by Turning Point Scotland

If you enjoy supporting charities and would like to raise extra money for Turning Point Scotland, we run lots of fun activities throughout the year that you can take part in. All the money raised goes towards additional benefits for...
Turning Point Scotland embraces rugby!

Turning Point Scotland embraces rugby!

Check out the video as people supported by Turning Point Scotland are taking part in a great new rugby challenge! A new partnership with Trust Rugby International  gives people the chance to try rugby in a fun and relaxed environment and...
New short break service offered in Stranraer

New short break service offered in Stranraer

Turning Point Scotland Dumfries & Galloway is offering a brand new service to help people take a short break from supporting and caring for a loved one. Previously people from Wigtownshire looking for respite have to travel over 70 miles...
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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Hear from Charlotte, who has benefited from our 218 service. Charlotte came to Turning Point Scotland’s 218 service through a Direct Bail and planned to stay the full 6 months. During this time she worked on self-worth, managing emotions, anger management, self esteem, mental health and dealing with past trauma. Charlotte commented that during her...
Exhibition brings Christmas cheer to Dumfries

Exhibition brings Christmas cheer to Dumfries

AccessArt, a service operated by Turning Point Scotland, is transforming the old Baker’s Oven shop on the High Street of Dumfries with fantastic, unique and original Art works, many of which are for sale. These are original works produced by people with learning disabilities and autism. Janet Wright has kindly allowed here own original to...
Festive activities around our services

Festive activities around our services

Come and support our services with plenty of festive activities in the run up to Christmas!   Turning Point Scotland Inverclyde service is holding a Christmas Fete on Saturday 29th November from 12 noon in the Loreto Club, Houston St, Greenock, Inverclyde PA16 8DA. Tickets, including tea/coffee and mince pies are priced £3. Please call...
Glasgow drug service marks 20 years saving lives and reducing harm caused by addiction

Glasgow drug service marks 20 years saving lives and reducing harm caused by addiction

Turning Point Scotland’s Glasgow Drug Crisis Centre has been supporting people affected by drug addiction since 1994.  To mark this milestone, the service is hosting a special open day for people that have received support in the centre past and present, as well as staff and agencies that work with Glasgow Drug Crisis Centre. Taking...
Turning Point Scotland annual report 2013-2014 published

Turning Point Scotland annual report 2013-2014 published

You can also download the Turning Point Scotland annual report 2013-2014 PDF      
Turning Point Scotland athletes gear up for big race

Turning Point Scotland athletes gear up for big race

A group of athletes from Turning Point Scotland’s services are aiming to achieve their personal best for 10km and raise money this weekend.  Over 10 000 runners will be pounding the streets of Glasgow on Sunday 5th October as part of the Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run. Around a dozen service users and a...