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Turning Point Scotland - the first 20 years

Turning Point Scotland – the first 20 years

This short animation celebrates the 20th anniversary of leading social care provider and developer Turning Point Scotland
FIRST MINISTER CELEBRATES 20 YEARS OF TURNING POINT SCOTLAND

FIRST MINISTER CELEBRATES 20 YEARS OF TURNING POINT SCOTLAND

Nicola Sturgeon MSP thanks leading social care organisation for two decades of supporting adults Scotland’s First Minister has commended the important work of Turning Point Scotland on the 20th anniversary. Nicola Sturgeon MSP joined a large crowd of people at the organisation’s Head Office in Govan, Glasgow including those being supported by the organisation, staff...
Turning Point Scotland gives evidence to Westminster inquiry into drug misuse in Scotland

Turning Point Scotland gives evidence to Westminster inquiry into drug misuse in Scotland

Blog post: Faye Keogh, Policy and Business Development Officer, Turning Point Scotland I’ve welcomed the opportunity to work on our submission to the Scottish Affairs Committee inquiry into problem drug use in Scotland.  It has been a really interesting opportunity to talk with colleagues and with the people we support about some key questions; what...
Turning Point Scotland Housing First: Then, now and future explainer video

Turning Point Scotland Housing First: Then, now and future explainer video

Brought to Scotland from America, Turning Point Scotland Glasgow Housing First began operating in 2010. The service places homeless individuals directly into independent tenancies in Glasgow with no requirement to progress through transitional housing programmes. This short video explainer gives an overview of how Turning Point Scotland’s adoption of the housing first approach is aiming...
Latest Talking Point podcast, Episode 2: Housing First now available

Latest Talking Point podcast, Episode 2: Housing First now available

In this episode Patrick McKay and Liz Littler discuss the origins of Turning Point Scotland adopting the Housing first approach, through to the latest developments. https://www.buzzsprout.com/342488/1367461-episode-2-housing-first Brought to Scotland from America, Turning Point Scotland Glasgow Housing First began operating in 2010. The service places homeless individuals directly into independent tenancies in Glasgow with no requirement...
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 other skin cancers at a surgery appointment.  This is much quicker than a patient waiting...
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 was set up to give people a chance to socialise, actively participate in planning activities...
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 and group work to empower the women to address the root causes of their offending.  ...
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 key strategic role. The post holder will be able to demonstrate the leadership characteristics of...
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 we had a 1.15% mean gap and a 0% median gap. Look at the figures...
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 disabilities and more. Episode 1 is about TPS Connects: Craig Winter, Aileen Reid and Craig...
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 and welcoming environment, to help people feel involved, included, and to have their voice heard....