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Stacey pulls on her trainers for Turning Point Scotland

Stacey pulls on her trainers for Turning Point Scotland

The Morrison’s Great Women’s 10k takes place this Sunday in Glasgow and Stacey Browning will be pulling on her trainers for the iconic event. Stacey is taking part and raising funds for Turning Point Scotland, a charity close to her heart. Stacey comments: “I saw an advert for Turning Point Scotland and it was good...
Rosie's Retro social enterprise scoops award

Rosie’s Retro social enterprise scoops award

Rosie’s Retro has won an an innovation award just over 6 months after opening. The Adult Learning Impact Awards took place at The Scottish Parliament on Tuesday 12th May. The social enterprise has a gift shop in the Kyle Centre in Ayr, selling a range of unique and quirky products, many made locally. Rosie’s Retro...
First Minister makes £25,000 charity donation to Turning Point Scotland

First Minister makes £25,000 charity donation to Turning Point Scotland

A charitable donation of £50,000 will be split equally between Cash for Kids in Scotland and Turning Point Scotland in the Princess’ name to further mark her arrival. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said: “The birth of a new baby is always an occasion which brings celebration and joy, and I’m happy to be marking the...
Low Moss PSP support for prisoners

Low Moss PSP support for prisoners

£200,000 for project to reduce reoffending.  A pilot project which reduces reoffending and supports around 750 prisoners and ex-offenders every year will be extended to March 2017 thanks to an additional £200,000 funding from the Scottish Government. The Low Moss Public Social Partnership is a project jointly designed and delivered by the public and third...
New service plans for Inverclyde

New service plans for Inverclyde

A new service has been launched in Inverclyde to meet the needs of people in the local community living with complex needs arising from their mental illness. Turning Point Scotland, the national social care charity has worked within the area for over 13 years working with individuals with a range of issues. Turning Point Scotland...
Rosie's Social Enterprises become radio stars!

Rosie’s Social Enterprises become radio stars!

Turning Point Scotland and Rosies’s Social Enterprises are being broadcast on the radio and to the world online!  The ACVO and SHMU team welcomed Lisa Mann and Denise Hutton from Turning Point Scotland/Rosies Social Enterprises as this week’s special guests on the ‘So Why Don’t You….’ programme on SHMU-FM Community Radio-99.8FM. Lisa and Denise provide...
Garden project open day

Garden project open day

Turning Point Scotland Perth & Kinross is welcoming visitors to their garden project. The Shore Road Garden Project is holding an open day on Thursday 16th April, between 10.30am and 4pm. We will be giving tours of the project to show what we have been doing and what we are in the process of doing....
Turning Point Scotland Dumfries & Galloway marks World Autism Awareness week

Turning Point Scotland Dumfries & Galloway marks World Autism Awareness week

Turning Point Scotland Dumfries & Galloway has been marking World Autism Awareness week. Working in partnership with Dumfries & Galloway Council, the Robert Burns Centre in Dumfries and Autism Network Scotland there are a series of events being held: On April 1 from 2 pm – 6 pm there will be an Autism Support Information...
Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Yale University giving free lecture in Glasgow

Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Yale University giving free lecture in Glasgow

As part of  the Centre for Health Policy’s international seminar series,   co-hosts Turning Point Scotland are delighted to welcome Michael Rowe, Co-Director of the Program for Recovery and Community Health and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Yale University, USA, to present a Masterclass on “An easy relationship?  Citizenship and human rights”.  This event is...
Turning Point Scotland's Ian Irvine attends Queen’s reception at Buckingham Palace

Turning Point Scotland’s Ian Irvine attends Queen’s reception at Buckingham Palace

Ian Irvine, Operations Manager, Turning Point Scotland, from Glasgow, has attended a reception at Buckingham Palace, hosted by Her Majesty the Queen.  Her Majesty the Queen, who is patron of The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust, hosted the event to mark its 50th anniversary as Sir Winston’s living legacy. Since 1965, over 5000 British citizens have...
Recruitment day in Ayr

Recruitment day in Ayr

Would you like to work in social care or are you looking for a new challenge? Turning Point Scotland services in Ayr are holding a recruitment day Ayr Town Hall, 12pm – 6pm, Thursday 5th March. Down load the Ayr recruitment poster for more information.  
Low Moss PSP at a glance

Low Moss PSP at a glance

Martin Cawley, Chief Executive of Turning Point Scotland has addressed an audience at Scottish Parliament on the subject of ‘sustaining public social partnerships’. Turning Point Scotland is the lead voluntary sector partner in the HMP Low Moss Public Social Partnership. The service, now operational for nearly two years aims to address the root causes of...