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Tackling blood borne viruses and addressing stigma

Tackling blood borne viruses and addressing stigma

Worldwide, 300 million people are unaware they have viral hepatitis. Without finding the undiagnosed and linking them to care, people will continue to suffer, and lives will be lost. Saturday 1st December is World AIDS day. Health Protection Scotland estimates...
New Annual Report 2017/18 now available

New Annual Report 2017/18 now available

Hot off the press or more accurately available to download, our new Annual report 2017/2018 is now available. However, if you would like to receive a print copy of our annual report please contact Andy Dewar, Communications Manager, 0141 4279425 andydewar@turningpointscotland.com
Housing First explainer video

Housing First explainer video

Housing First is a radical approach to addressing homelessness, first adopted by Turning Point Scotland in the UK. Our original service began in Glasgow in 2011 before we extended it into Renfrewshire and East Dunbartonshire and now Edinburgh, Stirling, Aberdeen...
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Turning Point Scotland achieves Investors in People Gold Accreditation

Turning Point Scotland achieves Investors in People Gold Accreditation

One of the country’s leading social care organisations, Turning Point Scotland, has achieved the prestigious Investors in People Gold Accreditation, the most successful framework for business improvement through people in the UK. This represents a true commitment to employees and demonstrates a solid foundation of good practice which remains challenging and aspirational for many organisations. ...
New look service for people affected by alcohol and drug use

New look service for people affected by alcohol and drug use

People experiencing issues relating to alcohol and drug use in Aberdeenshire can now benefit from a broader range of support services across the region. A partnership approach between Turning Point Scotland and Alcohol and Drugs Action will offer support to individuals to reduce the harm posed by alcohol and drug use and assist people into...
Happy Retirement!

Happy Retirement!

Turning Point Scotland is losing some weel-kent faces this year. Operations Manager Christine Buntrock, Health & Safety Manager Hugh Tannock and John McCormack, Service Coordinator at Dumfries & Galloway are retiring. Colleagues are sad to see them go and the organisation will miss their valued contributions, with more than 30 years’ experience between them at...
TPS Connects hosts Glasgow event

TPS Connects hosts Glasgow event

About 70 delegates from across Turning Point Scotland’s services in the Glasgow area turned out for the latest TPS Connects conference at the Scottish Youth Theatre. In recent years the  olunteers have organised summer open days at the Kinning Park Complex, near Head Office. However, this year the group decided to organise something a bit more formal and host a...
The introduction of the new FHOSS service in Glasgow

The introduction of the new FHOSS service in Glasgow

One of the biggest changes for Turning Point Scotland this year has been the implementation of the new Flexible Homelessness Outreach Support Service in Glasgow (FHOSS). FHOSS is the biggest single tender Turning Point Scotland has won; in terms of the numbers of people being supported, the size of the staff team and the revenue brought in from...
Gourock welcomes TPS Inverclyde

Gourock welcomes TPS Inverclyde

After five years in Bank Street and an 18-month transition, our Inverclyde service has moved to a fully refurbished former social club in sunny Gourock. Previously a residential facility, the  Inverclyde service is now a supported living service allowing independent living in with each person having a private bathroom, 24/7 support and access to communal...
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 the UK leaving the EU, the Information Commissioner’s Office says this law will still apply...
Congratulations Fiona!

Congratulations Fiona!

Fiona Dawson, who is supported by Turning Point Scotland Prestwick, received her award for Sporting Achievement. Fiona is a double world record-breaker for her success with the South Ayrshire Swim Team Para Squad and she has won multiple gold and silver medals in the Special Olympics and the European Down’s Syndrome Championship.
Rosie's Garden award success

Rosie’s Garden award success

Turning Point Scotland’s social enterprises have a history of winning awards and our latest, Rosie’s Garden, is no exception. The team picked up the Gold Certificate in the Neighbourhood Garden category at the Beautiful Perth awards. The awards celebrate all of the organisations making the Fair City a more attractive place to live and work. Here...
The circus comes to Perth!

The circus comes to Perth!

Perth & Kinross annual BBQ had a circus theme this year. Well done to everyone that particpated in another fun-packed event.
Dundee kiltwalk

Dundee kiltwalk

Congratulations to colleagues in our Dundee service for completing the Dundee Kiltwalk 25 minute stroll. The team were raising money for our very own Make It Happen Fund & Maggie’s Centre at Ninewells hospital in Dundee. Our Dundee Service Manager Shona Johnstone said: “It was a beautiful day weather wise, great atmosphere and luckily not...
Turnaround football

Turnaround football

Our Turnaround service entered their 5 a side football team in the Power League Recovery Cup in Townhead, Glasgow. A great day was had by the team with other teams from Phoenix Residential who had 3 teams, Jericho House, Aspire and 2 teams from the homeless world cup.