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Turning Point Scotland specialises in supporting people facing the most complex and challenging situations. See our Vision and Mission

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Do you want to be part of a new and exciting test of change?

Do you want to be part of a new and exciting test of change?

As part of the National Drugs Death Task Force, Turning Point Scotland and Simon Community Scotland are taking part in an exciting test-of-change service, with the aim of providing a rapid response to individuals who have recently experienced a near-fatal...
Everyone Home Collective

Everyone Home Collective

Turning Point Scotland Director of Operations and Homeless Network Scotland Chairperson, Patrick McKay has been working alongside the Everyone Home Collective to permanently end homelessness in Scotland. The Everyone Home Collective is a combination of 19 influential charity sector organisations....
Covid-19 Care support worker roles

Covid-19 Care support worker roles

Would you like the opportunity to experience working for Turning Point Scotland and the social care sector in a way you may never have envisioned before?  This is an excellent opportunity to play your part in supporting Turning Point Scotland’s...
A Message from our CEO and Chair.

A Message from our CEO and Chair.

Please be assured that Turning Point Scotland is committed to continue to provide the highest standards of care for the people we support, and to ensure that our dedicated staff can do so in a way that minimises risk to...
Latest features

Mental Health Awareness week Zoom activities

During Mental Health awareness week, TPS Connects and our Alcohol & other Drugs recovery services in North Ayrshire and Aberdeen have collated a list of weekly Zoom activities and mutual aid groups. These activities are open to everyone supported by Turning Point Scotland. ZOOM WITH US TPS Connects MONDAY WHAT’S UP? – 11am –  Participants...
Time for a new approach to reduce drug-related deaths

Time for a new approach to reduce drug-related deaths

Introducing our Perth & Kinross services

Introducing our Perth & Kinross services

We’ve a number of new support services operating around Scotland and you can hear about one of them in Perth in this short video. Well done to colleagues in the Fair City for putting it together
The sum of the parts

The sum of the parts

It’s been a busy old time, with lots of staff and service developments. Here’s a quick run through of what we have been up to recently in this short video
Latest annual report available

Latest annual report available

You can now download our annual report 2018-2019
Celebrating 20 years of Turning Point Scotland

Celebrating 20 years of Turning Point Scotland

You can now take a trip down memory lane to see how Turning Point Scotland has grown, developed and evolved since 1999. Check out the timeline charting our history until the present day and add your own memories, thoughts and comments
Talking Point Podcast

Talking Point Podcast

Talking Point brings you interviews and conversations from across the social care sectors we work in, discussing the latest trends and issues affecting homelessness, drug & alcohol misuse, justice, learning disabilities and more. Visit http://www.buzzsprout.com/342488 or visit Spotify https://open.spotify.com/show/4Qk0uBC8zCtyHQkaF6nT4h to download or subscribe. *Image by Ryan McGuire from Pixabay
Video explainers

Video explainers

Want to find out more about what we do as an organisation and the different support we offer but short on time? We are creating a series of bite-sized video explainers to give a short snap shot of our work in different sectors of social care. So if you have just a few minutes to...
New photography exhibition challenges perceptions of poverty

New photography exhibition challenges perceptions of poverty

A group of people from Turning Point Scotland have photography work on display at the Mitchell library in Glasgow. Hannah, Kevin, Maria, Mick, Natasha and Sammy are students of Turning Point Scotland’s Connecting Citizens Programme. They co-curated an exhibition with the Open Museum as part of the course. The group decided to tackle a subject...
Podcast: Going for glory at the Homeless World Cup

Podcast: Going for glory at the Homeless World Cup

The Homeless World Cup kicks off July 27th in Cardiff, hosting more than 500 players representing over 50 countries. Scotland travel to the Welsh capital hoping to complete a hat-trick of victories after wins in 2007 and 2011. Flexible Homeless Outreach Support Service staff member James Maclean coaches the Scotland team and spoke to our...
Podcast on latest drug-related deaths figures

Podcast on latest drug-related deaths figures

As Scotland experiences another rise in the number of people lost to a drug-related deaths – 1,187 up 27% on last year – this episode of Talking Point looks at the context behind the data and what we can do in response with Trish, Practice & Development Lead for Alcohol & Drugs, Turning Point Scotland...
Blog: reaction to latest drug-related deaths figures for Scotland

Blog: reaction to latest drug-related deaths figures for Scotland

PatriciaTracey, Practice & Development Lead for Alcohol & Drugs, Turning Point Scotland: “Year on year we’ve seen a horrifying rise in the number of people lost to a drug-related deaths.  This year we see this number reach 1,187, up 27% on last year.  But it was horrifying last year too when 934 people died, an...