Homelessness and Prevention

Turning Point Scotland is one of the biggest providers of services to people experiencing or at risk of homelessness across Scotland.

Our Homelessness and Prevention services provide support to two groups of people: those experiencing homelessness and individuals at risk of homelessness. 

It is importance to address the stigma associated with the term homelessness as it may prevent people seeking support from services. In many cases homelessness is preventable. The failures of siloed and complex systems limit services.

Homelessness experiences should be short lived and met with a psychologically informed approach. A range of service models should be available to prevent, or support someone moving on from homelessness. 

We are active members of the European Federation of National Organisations with the Homeless (FEANTSA) and founding members of the Housing First Europe Hub.

We want everyone we support to reach their full potential, become active and valued members in their community.