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Work with us

Work with us

We have some great vacancies available if you are looking for a career in social care. We offer a pension, guaranteed hours, 7 weeks annual leave per year and the chance to join a company that is robust and prepared for the future. If you are interested in working with us please visit our jobs page....
Inspiring stories for 2016

Inspiring stories for 2016

We bring you our final story in our week of features about people that have made positive changes in their lives. If you have goals for 2016 and want to make changes to improve your health and well-being, we hope you have been inspired by the personal accounts of people we support. Bill, a veteran...
Changing lives in 2016

Changing lives in 2016

January can be bleak but it is also a time for optimism, setting goals and improving health and well-being.
What can you achieve in 2016?

What can you achieve in 2016?

We continue our week of looking at some of the lives of people that have been supported by Turning Point Scotland.  Many people unfortunately may have had a tough time during the festive period or are struggling in the long, dark month of January. However, hopefully by featuring some of the stories of people around...
Celebrating achievement for 2016

Celebrating achievement for 2016

This week we are trying to inspire positive change with uplifting stories and try and shake off some of the January blues. 
Be inspired for 2016!

Be inspired for 2016!

January can be a difficult month for everyone, with the fun of Christmas over, the dark mornings and a long month until pay day. In fact today January 18th is often described as the ‘most depressing day of the year’. But January is also a time when people vow to make positive changes in their...
Glasgow Homelessness Service stories published

Glasgow Homelessness Service stories published

Turning Point Scotland Glasgow Homelessness Service’s booklet ‘Into the Black and Back’ has been launched. This project was undertaken by The Village Storytelling Centre and was funded by Glasgow City Alcohol and Drugs partnership (South Sector). In the book lie the stories of nine people we support sharing their life experiences offering a rare insight...
Winter Night Shelter extended to meet demand of city’s homeless

Winter Night Shelter extended to meet demand of city’s homeless

A lifeline accommodation service for Glasgow’s rough sleepers is once again opening it’s doors to people in the city with nowhere else to turn. It will stay open until March 31st – an extra month than normal due to demand. The Glasgow Winter Night Shelter will provide basic emergency accommodation for those with nowhere to...
Edinburgh services launch citizenship pack

Edinburgh services launch citizenship pack

Turning Point Scotland Edinburgh are launching a ‘citizenship’ pack for people they support as part of a partnership with Port of Leith Housing Association. To coincide with St Andrew’s day, the idea is promoting inclusion and that should all be part of our communities. People who use the service will receive an information pack with...
Highlighting blood borne virus testing and info week

Highlighting blood borne virus testing and info week

European Testing Week runs from 20th-27th November to raise awareness and understanding of blood borne viruses. Glasgow Drug Crisis Centre is hosting testing and a series of guest speakers every day including a safe injecting demonstration and information on living with HIV: Monday             23rd Testing from 10am, specialised speakers from 2pm Tuesday            24th Testing from...
Come along to Renfrewshire Christmas Fayre

Come along to Renfrewshire Christmas Fayre

3rd December 2015, 12pm – 3pm St Mirin Cathedral Hall, Paisley £3.00  admission: includes tea, coffee or juice and a mince pie Raffles, Carol Singing, Home Baking, Tombola Stall Pet stall, Hand Made Christmas Ceramics, Red and Green Stall, Christmas Stockings and lots more
Working towards employment

Working towards employment

One of our residents from Glasgow Alcohol Rehabilitation Service has been supported by their key worker to attend classes for IT, to build up his confidence and increase his chances of gaining employment in the future. He applied for the welfare fund and was awarded £250.00 towards a laptop which he is now using and...