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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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Annual Report 2016-2017

Annual Report 2016-2017

Download our Annual Report 2016-2017 Want to stay in touch with our work in the future? Data protection laws are changing. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect as of 25 May 2018 across the EU. Irrespective of...
Glasgow Women's Supported Bail Service wins major award

Glasgow Women’s Supported Bail Service wins major award

One of Turning Point Scotland’s newest services is celebrating after receiving a major award. Glasgow Women’s Supported Bail Service, delivered in partnership with Aberlour, won the ‘Silo Buster’ Award at the Scottish Social Services Awards. This award recognises team working...
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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...
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Paisley MSP supports our Renfrewshire services

Paisley MSP supports our Renfrewshire services

Gavin Newlands MSP visited Turning Point Scotland Renfrewshire services to find out more about the work we are doing in the area and offer his support. He was particularly interested in the Housing Support and Housing First service and he also met staff and service users from the Abstinence service. The Member for Paisley and...
Turning Point Scotland welcomes Churchill visitor from Australia

Turning Point Scotland welcomes Churchill visitor from Australia

Turning Point Scotland has been hosting a visit for Louise Kelly from Australia. Louise is over here on a Churchill Fellowship and is visiting Scotland along with Singapore, Canada and USA. She is researching initiatives for reducing recidivism of offenders through supported reintegration and rehabilitation. She currently works in a 5 million pound turnover service,...
Great turnout for Abstinence Project graduations

Great turnout for Abstinence Project graduations

This month some of our colleagues from The Abstinence Project in Glasgow and Renfrew took to Head Office with some of the people we support for their graduation ceremonies. Hosted and presented by Glasgow Abstinence Project’s Service Manager Lyn Foy, the event had a fantastic turnout including the family and friends of our service users....
TPS Angus celebrates medal winning heroes

TPS Angus celebrates medal winning heroes

Paul Scott, who is supported by our Angus Service, won two silvers and a bronze in the cycling at the Special Olympics Great Britain National Summer Games in Sheffield held from 7th-12th August 2017. Paul’s trainers have commented that he works very hard during his training sessions and is full of enthusiasm for the sport. Turning...
Glasgow Drug Crisis Centre events to mark International Overdose Awareness Day

Glasgow Drug Crisis Centre events to mark International Overdose Awareness Day

Our Glasgow Drug Crisis Centre is hosting events to mark International Overdose Awareness Day Thursday 31st August.  Monday 28th August: 11:30am -12pm in the Reception area. The opening of The Memory Tree. Write your message of remembrance on a sunflower and place it on the tree, and listen to a loved ones story. Tuesday 29th...
Glasgow Homelessness Service continues to bloom

Glasgow Homelessness Service continues to bloom

The green-fingered residents and staff in Commerce Street are continuing to impress people with their skills in the garden. They received an assessment from ‘Its your neighbourhood, Keep Scotland Beautiful’. They were given the second highest grade “Thriving”, only 12 points away from Outstanding on their first assessment. Service Manager Claire Gallagher and Handy Man...

People supported by TPS homelessness services enjoy glamour friendly at Ibrox

Turning Point Scotland were offered match tickets from our Govan neighbours, the Rangers Charity Foundation. Rangers FC donate tickets to them to pass on to local charities as part of the ‘Tickets for Good’ scheme. People we support in the Flexible Homelessness Outreach Support Service, Glasgow Alcohol Rehabilitation Service, Glasgow Housing Support and Edinburgh Homelessness...
Rosie's Retro go global at biggest cultural gathering in the world

Rosie’s Retro go global at biggest cultural gathering in the world

The Rosie’s Retro team from Ayr will be showing off their great products at one of the biggest stages on the planet. Every year over 4 million people visit one of the global cultural highlights in the world, Edinburgh’s famous arts, music, creative and comedy festivals in the UNESCO City of Literature. Rosies Retro Ayr will...
TPS Connects attend Royal Garden Party

TPS Connects attend Royal Garden Party

Two members of TPS Connects have both attended a very special Royal event attended by Her Majesty the Queen. After meeting with Alan Baird, previously Chief Social Work Adviser and explaining how TPS Connects and Connecting Citizens have helped both of them with their personal journeys, (the current Social Work Advisor to the Scottish Government,...
Relax and take time out with Rosie's

Relax and take time out with Rosie’s

Rosie’s Social Enterprises are offering people the chance to take a break and enjoy one of Aberdeen’s finest parks with their feet up.  The group of social businesses have a new bench available for those enjoying a day out in Seaton Park. The Friendly Bench is an initiative by Aberdeen Council of Voluntary Organisations and...

Paul Scott’s participation in the Special Olympics 2017

Paul has recently purchased and received his Olympic standard bicycle in preparation for the Special Olympics event in Sheffield 7th-12th August 2017. Final preparations are under way! Training is ongoing fortnightly at Forfar Orchard Park Industrial estate and Paul has not missed a single training session.  Paul received his kit bag on the 18th June ...
Jason volunteers at Tayberry Enterprises as a “Tayberry Tales” storyteller.

Jason volunteers at Tayberry Enterprises as a “Tayberry Tales” storyteller.

Multi-sensory storytelling is for adults with profound learning disabilities and involves each line of a story to be accompanied by some sort of multi-sensory element. That maybe something to feel, something that makes a sound, or a smell. Jason is in his 3rd year as a storyteller and now trains other volunteers who are interested...