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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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E-Learning goes live!

E-Learning goes live!

Turning Point Scotland offers a range of courses and career development for employees to get new skills at the main office in Govan Road. But now the organisation is embracing the opportunities offered by the digital age. Turning Point Scotland is proud to announce it will be launching it’s first e-learning course for staff. By...
Marathon man Scott making great strides for Turning Point Scotland

Marathon man Scott making great strides for Turning Point Scotland

Everyone connected with Turning Point Scotland has an extra special reason to cheer on the runners at this weekend’s Virgin Money London Marathon. Scott Renton is running on behalf of Turning Point Scotland to raise money, to go towards extra benefits for people being supported. This money will be used to help people achieving dreams...

The Honest Heart

▶ Vimeo - The highly anticipated red carpet premier of the film The Honest Heart starring adults from Turning Point Scotland’s Viewpoint service took place at The Odeon, Kilmarnock on 31st March. “The Honest Heart” is a documentary exploring the actors’ determination to lead independent lives. The Independent Mind project (National Trust for Scotland) works...
Turning Point Scotland hosting conference on World Autism Awareness Day

Turning Point Scotland hosting conference on World Autism Awareness Day

One of Scotland’s leading social care organisations is hoping to help generate a greater understanding and awareness of issues affecting people with autism and learning disabilities. Turning Point Scotland is hosting its regular conference bringing together people the organisation supports for two days of activities and debate, on the 2/3rd of April. TPS Connects is...
Red carpet film premiere of "The Honest Heart"

Red carpet film premiere of “The Honest Heart”

On Monday 31st March, the highly anticipated red carpet premiere of the film The Honest Heart starring adults from Turning Point Scotland’s Viewpoint service will take place at The Odeon, Kilmarnock starting at 11am. “The Honest Heart” is a documentary exploring the actors’ determination to lead independent lives. The Independent Mind project (National Trust for...
Marathon man Scott just weeks from London challenge for Turning Point Scotland

Marathon man Scott just weeks from London challenge for Turning Point Scotland

Many generous people give up their time to help raise extra money for people supported by Turning Point Scotland to get additional benefits. Achieving dreams and aspirations is a great feeling, no matter if they are big or small. Scott Renton is running the London Marathon for Turning Point Scotland and has now just a...
You're invited!

You’re invited!

On May 9th Turning Point Scotland is hosting a half day seminar to discuss the evaluation of Housing First Glasgow  to explore what factors make this model so successful, to share our experience from being involved with similar projects in other parts of the world and to explore how Housing First can be rolled out...
Housing First service in UK evidences it can and does work for 'hard to reach' group

Housing First service in UK evidences it can and does work for ‘hard to reach’ group

An independent evaluation into the first Housing First project to be developed in the UK has been published. Housing First was developed in the UK by Turning Point Scotland in response to high levels of repeat homelessness amongst people with active drug and alcohol problems in Glasgow. The service departs from traditional approaches to homelessness by...
Do you want to make a difference and join Turning Point Scotland’s Board?

Do you want to make a difference and join Turning Point Scotland’s Board?

Do you have what it takes to abseil down the Titan Crane?

Do you have what it takes to abseil down the Titan Crane?

Turning Point Scotland is looking for participants with a sense of adventure and a head for heights to help raise money to enrich the lives of adults with complex needs. Do you have what it takes to abseil down the Titan Crane in Clydebank? All proceeds will go to Turning Point Scotland’s Make It Happen...
GDCC planning for the future

GDCC planning for the future

The Glasgow Drug Crisis Centre opened in 1994 has has been helping to reduce the harm of substance misuse in the city ever since. You can watch a video charting the story of the service from the beginning.  An event was held at the Glasgow Drug Crisis Centre discussing the findings from an independent review...
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.