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‘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…

‚Ķand there is plenty for all at RLC to reflect on, and celebrate ūüėä 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...

November Newsletter 2019

CEO’s Update The IT equipment across the charity and service sites will be updated over the course of the next month to replace the outdated IT equipment, which is mainly held together with rubber bands! A huge thanks to funding from Queensbury House Trust and The ABC...

Thorntree Street: Supporting change in lives, for good

World homelessness day STV News popped down to Thorntree Street a couple of weeks ago to find out more about how our Trauma Informed approach to support has enabled over 70 men to take up permanent residence in their own homes and escape, or avoid,  a life on the...

Work for Rowan Alba!

2 Support worker posts available at Stramullion  We are currently recruiting for 2 female Support Workers, 1 at 32hrs a week, and 1 at 16hrs a week. If you are interested in either role, please download and complete the application form. When completing the Personal...

CEO wins Community Commitment Award

On Saturday evening (14th September 2019) our Chief Executive was nominated for the Community Commitment Award in a prestigious awards ceremony hosted at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange. We want to express a huge congratulations to Helen, as she was deservedly announced...

Charity Golf Day 2019

A huge thank you to everyone who attended our our Charity Golf Day held at Bruntsfield Links Golfing Society on Friday 13th October 2019. We managed to raise over £2,760 over the course of the event! Congratulations to Team McGregor (pictured below) who took home the...

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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