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Meet the artist: Sam Rutherford

Over the last year, we’ve all struggled to find ways to connect. But Rowan Alba has been exploring new opportunities for service users to communicate and express themselves within the community. Recently we had the chance to sit down with Samantha...

Work for Rowan Alba!

Locum Support Worker shifts available at Thorntree  We are currently recruiting for support workers, who embrace our values of 'Accept, Support, Include', to provide occasional cover at our Thorntree Street accomodation. This is an ongoing opportunity. If you are...

SVQ Taster Sessions

This January we’ll again be running our free ‘Introduction to SVQ’s’ sessions. Our Head of Centre will meet with you for an hour to discuss everything you ever wanted to know about SVQ’s, but were afraid to ask.

‘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...

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The IT equipment across the charity and service sites will be updated over the course of the next month to replace the outdated IT equipment, which is mainly held together with rubber bands!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...

Thanks to @IndependentAge for funding to relaunch our CARDS befriending services. Over the past year, they have supported 262 organisations to a total of £3.3million through their Grants Fund, helping organisations across the UK support older people most affected by #COVID_19

Don’t forget that we’re hosting our first ‘Meet the Artist’ event on Friday 23 July, so if you would like to join us, drop an email to cards@rowanalba.org. We’d love to see you there.

On 23 July we’re hosting a "Meet the Artist" session. There’ll be an opportunity to meet Sam Rutherford (virtually), learn about her work and the positive impact art can have. To sign up, drop us an email (cards@rowanalba.org) for more details. Hope to see you soon!

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