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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 the UK leaving the EU, the Information Commissioner’s Office says this law will still apply...
Congratulations Fiona!

Congratulations Fiona!

Fiona Dawson, who is supported by Turning Point Scotland Prestwick, received her award for Sporting Achievement. Fiona is a double world record-breaker for her success with the South Ayrshire Swim Team Para Squad and she has won multiple gold and silver medals in the Special Olympics and the European Down’s Syndrome Championship.
Rosie's Garden award success

Rosie’s Garden award success

Turning Point Scotland’s social enterprises have a history of winning awards and our latest, Rosie’s Garden, is no exception. The team picked up the Gold Certificate in the Neighbourhood Garden category at the Beautiful Perth awards. The awards celebrate all of the organisations making the Fair City a more attractive place to live and work. Here...
The circus comes to Perth!

The circus comes to Perth!

Perth & Kinross annual BBQ had a circus theme this year. Well done to everyone that particpated in another fun-packed event.
Dundee kiltwalk

Dundee kiltwalk

Congratulations to colleagues in our Dundee service for completing the Dundee Kiltwalk 25 minute stroll. The team were raising money for our very own Make It Happen Fund & Maggie’s Centre at Ninewells hospital in Dundee. Our Dundee Service Manager Shona Johnstone said: “It was a beautiful day weather wise, great atmosphere and luckily not...
Turnaround football

Turnaround football

Our Turnaround service entered their 5 a side football team in the Power League Recovery Cup in Townhead, Glasgow. A great day was had by the team with other teams from Phoenix Residential who had 3 teams, Jericho House, Aspire and 2 teams from the homeless world cup.
The Commonwealth Games legacy and promoting safer cities

The Commonwealth Games legacy and promoting safer cities

Turning Point Scotland was invited to participate in a leadership programme workshop for up to 100 young people from across the Commonwealth who are living, studying or working in Scotland, called 33Sixty. The programme forms part of a collaboration with Legacy 2014 and the Commonwealth Secretariat, and aims to develop participants’ Cultural Intelligence and leadership...
Latest Connecting Citizens programme students graduate

Latest Connecting Citizens programme students graduate

Congratulations to graduates of the Connecting Citizens programme and the SCQF Community Achievement Award Level 5 and 6. ‘Connecting Citizens’ is part of our approach around Citizenship. This 6-month programme is open to student applications from individuals who currently use or have previously accessed TPS services in and around Glasgow.
Turning Point Scotland helps Celebrate Aberdeen

Turning Point Scotland helps Celebrate Aberdeen

Colleagues in the Granite city thoroughly enjoyed taking part in Celebrate Aberdeen. Organised by a team of volunteers, Celebrate Aberdeen is a unique event that is held in the city every summer to promote third sector organisations working in the area. The event comprises of a weekend full of celebration and entertainment throughout the city....
Paisley MSP supports our Renfrewshire services

Paisley MSP supports our Renfrewshire services

Gavin Newlands MSP visited Turning Point Scotland Renfrewshire services to find out more about the work we are doing in the area and offer his support. He was particularly interested in the Housing Support and Housing First service and he also met staff and service users from the Abstinence service. The Member for Paisley and...
Turning Point Scotland welcomes Churchill visitor from Australia

Turning Point Scotland welcomes Churchill visitor from Australia

Turning Point Scotland has been hosting a visit for Louise Kelly from Australia. Louise is over here on a Churchill Fellowship and is visiting Scotland along with Singapore, Canada and USA. She is researching initiatives for reducing recidivism of offenders through supported reintegration and rehabilitation. She currently works in a 5 million pound turnover service,...
Great turnout for Abstinence Project graduations

Great turnout for Abstinence Project graduations

This month some of our colleagues from The Abstinence Project in Glasgow and Renfrew took to Head Office with some of the people we support for their graduation ceremonies. Hosted and presented by Glasgow Abstinence Project’s Service Manager Lyn Foy, the event had a fantastic turnout including the family and friends of our service users....