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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...
Bake it Happen - save the date 30th March!

Bake it Happen – save the date 30th March!

Turning Point Scotland is holding its second Bake it Happen. Last year each of our 35 services held a ‘Bake it Happen’ event on the same day. The idea was to bring our staff, partners, the people we support with their families to have coffee and cake and raise money at the same time. The...
Innovative housing model to address homelessness in East Dunbartonshire

Innovative housing model to address homelessness in East Dunbartonshire

People experiencing homelessness due to mental health issues and addiction in East Dunbartonshire can now get help to find their own tenancy.  Turning Point Scotland East Dunbartonshire Housing First supports people into mainstream social housing and offers 24 hour support to individuals who are homeless, aged 18 or over and have mental health issues or...
Recruitment day in Stranraer for Turning Point Scotland Dumfries & Galloway

Recruitment day in Stranraer for Turning Point Scotland Dumfries & Galloway

Turning Point Scotland is a national social care organisation who provide support to a diverse range of people across Dumfries & Galloway. We currently have vacancies across a range of services including Learning Disability, Autism, Acquired Brain Injury and complex needs. We are currently recruiting for a Full Time Service Co-Ordinator, Part Time Grade 1...
Foil given out to clients in response to Botulism cases

Foil given out to clients in response to Botulism cases

Injecting drug users in Glasgow and surrounding areas are being urged to follow safer practices following a number of cases of Botulism in recent weeks.  In a direct response to the Botulism cases Turning Point Scotland Glasgow Drug Crisis Centre is handing out foil as part of their harm reduction strategy in a bid to...

Hear from Charlotte, who has benefited from our 218 service. Charlotte came to Turning Point Scotland’s 218 service through a Direct Bail and planned to stay the full 6 months. During this time she worked on self-worth, managing emotions, anger management, self esteem, mental health and dealing with past trauma. Charlotte commented that during her...
Female prison announcement made at our 218 service

Female prison announcement made at our 218 service

Justice Secretary Michael Matheson has announced that current plans for a female prison in Inverclyde will not go ahead. During a visit to Turning Point Scotland’s highly-praised 218 service in Glasgow, he stated that the current plans do not fit with his vision of how to address female offending and that Scotland needs to take...
Rosies Retro official opening

Rosies Retro official opening

National social care charity Turning Point Scotland launches Rosie’s Retro, its second social enterprise, this time in Ayr town centre. Building on the success of Rosie’s Social Enterprise in Aberdeen, Rosie’s Retro will provide workplace opportunities for adults with learning disabilities. Located in the Kyle Centre in Ayr, Rosie’s Retro comprises a gift shop with...
Raise money for extra benefits for people supported by Turning Point Scotland

Raise money for extra benefits for people supported by Turning Point Scotland

If you enjoy supporting charities and would like to raise extra money for Turning Point Scotland, we run lots of fun activities throughout the year that you can take part in. All the money raised goes towards additional benefits for the people we support. This could mean trying new activities to help them progress in...
Exhibition brings Christmas cheer to Dumfries

Exhibition brings Christmas cheer to Dumfries

AccessArt, a service operated by Turning Point Scotland, is transforming the old Baker’s Oven shop on the High Street of Dumfries with fantastic, unique and original Art works, many of which are for sale. These are original works produced by people with learning disabilities and autism. Janet Wright has kindly allowed here own original to...
Turning Point Scotland embraces rugby!

Turning Point Scotland embraces rugby!

Check out the video as people supported by Turning Point Scotland are taking part in a great new rugby challenge! A new partnership with Trust Rugby International  gives people the chance to try rugby in a fun and relaxed environment and build their confidence and team working. The new initiative has come about through TPS Connects,...