Plus ça change…100 years since the Addison Act on housing

  This month marks a centenary of council housing, after the watershed Addison Act came into force across the UK in 1919. The legislation was meant to create Liberal PM Lloyd George’s “homes fit for heroes”, to house the returning soldiers from World War One. His...

CARDS Volunteer summer recruitment is now open

We are adding to our team of 50 volunteers and the recruitment is now open.  Process is a short informal interview for us to find out about each other, one full days induction training then shadowing our amazing support workers till you are confident to fly solo.  We...

Rowan Alba’s website gets an upgrade

Rowan Alba’s Website gets an upgrade Rowan Alba’s website recently got redeveloped, thanks to Edinburgh-based creative agency Whitespace. Whitespace generously donated 4 days of pro-bono work to help with the user experience and development of the...

Rowan Alba’s Learning Centre is open

Rowan Alba’s Learning Centre is open After a hugely successful ‘pilot  year’ Rowan Learning Centre, our new Social Enterprise, is expanding its delivery of the SVQ3 in Social Services and Healthcare and ILM Level 3 Coaching Award.  Over the last year we have...