More Than Just A Roof

Rowan Alba is a charity that provides a range of services, which help people out of the misery that is repeat homelessness.
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Training

Working in homelessness prevention and supporting people to realise their full potential, communication is key. Rowan Alba offers a variety of coaching qualifications and training. 

Services

We provide a range of services across Scotland, which reduce the chances of people becoming homeless or, where this has happened, provide people with the support they need. 

Volunteering

There are opportunities to volunteer with us. CARDS (Community Alcohol Related Damage Service) is a befriending service run by Rowan Alba and volunteers. Get involved.

Support us

You can make the difference for someone facing homelessness. Each year we support over 200 service users in Edinburgh, Perth and Kinross. By supporting us, we can reach more vulnerable people across Scotland.

‘From the Pits to the Ritz’ – Full Report

Today, 4th December 2019 we are proud to share the detailed full external evaluation into our Thorntree service titled 'From the Pits to the Ritz'. You can click the link below to download the report in full. Thorntree-External-Evaluation-Report-in-full

‘From the Pits to the Ritz’ Abridged

Today, 4th December 2019 we are proud to share the shorter (abridged) external evaluation into our Thorntree service titled 'From the Pits to the Ritz'. You can click the link below to download the report. Remember you can also find the further full report available...

Reflecting on Trauma training: The results are in…

…and there is plenty for all at RLC to reflect on, and celebrate 😊 Last month we launched  our Trauma Informed Practice for Frontline staff training, 2 days of reflecting on real work practice, checking in with our current skills and knowledge, and seeing how they...

Service updates, motivational talks, amazing progress, great questions, incredible plans for growth. All professionally and amusingly pulled together by the artful Ewan Law #rowanalbaawayday #endinghomelessness #homelessUK #homelessEdinburgh #homelessScotland

Stramullion is part of our service and supports women both emotionally and practically to obtain tenancies, learn life skills, be independent, gain confidence and meet new people #Rowanalbaawayday #weareendinghomelessness #endhomelessness #homesforlife

Community Alcohol Related Damage Service (CARDS) is a befriending service which provides emotional health and social networks to service users through volunteers. We are growing in impact and resilience but can always improve #volunteerbefrienders #CARDS #endingaddiction

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