Gowrie Care



Gowrie Care secures more than £300k funding for Edinburgh resource hub

The future of Gowrie Care’s resource hub in Edinburgh has been secured for the next three years after being awarded funding from the Edinburgh Integration Joint Board (IJB).

Published 15 May 2019

Tales of woe and magic as Hillcrest staff member returns from Syrian refugee aid trip

Amera Sajid, the Gowrie Care money support worker who recently travelled to Lebanon to help Syrian refugees, has returned bringing with her stories and experiences - both heart-wrenching as well as warming.

Published 13 February 2019

Gowrie Care drama group put on ‘snow’-stopping performance

A group of talented performers with support needs wowed the crowd with their rendition of the classic fairy tale Snow White in Dundee last week.

Published 29 January 2019

Hillcrest staff-member heading to Lebanon to help Syrian refugees

A Dundee woman is set to pack her bags for Lebanon, to help refugees fleeing the ongoing conflict in neighbouring Syria.

Published 8 January 2019

Hundreds of toiletries donated to homeless people in Dundee after Gowrie Care appeal

An appeal set up by Gowrie Care’s community recovery service has accumulated hundreds of toiletry essentials for homeless and people in recovery in Dundee and the surrounding area this Christmas.

Published 21 December 2018

Gowrie Care’s Dundee disco proves to be a big hit

Over 250 Gowrie Care service users and staff got into the festive spirit last week when they attended the charity’s annual winter disco at Dundee’s Apex Hotel.

Published 17 December 2018

Lord Provost opens Gowrie Care’s first accessible holiday home in Dundee

Dundee’s Lord Provost Ian Borthwick opened Gowrie Care’s new accessible holiday home in the Coldside area of Dundee yesterday.

Published 13 December 2018

Public health minister launches drug and alcohol strategy with Gowrie Care

Public health minister Joe FitzPatrick MSP launched the national strategy for preventing and reducing drug and alcohol-related harm at an event held in Gowrie Care’s Cairn Centre in Dundee yesterday.

Published 29 November 2018

Hillcrest’s Gift Aid initiative is the gift that keeps on giving

A Dundee-based charitable group has distributed over £700k of funding to set up services and projects that benefit people and communities across Scotland.

Published 16 November 2018

Gowrie Care helps adult learners celebrate achievement in Dundee

Five Dundonians proved you are never too old to learn new skills when they were awarded employability skill-based accreditations in Dundee this week.

Published 31 October 2018

Gowrie Care services get together to raise money for cancer charity

Two Gowrie Care services recently held a coffee morning in Dundee to raise over £200 for Maggie’s Dundee.

Published 26 October 2018

Local MP supports Gowrie Care’s campaign to tackle drug deaths in Dundee

Stewart Hosie MP visited Gowrie Care’s harm reduction service in Dundee to find out more about the charity’s overdose awareness campaign.

Published 1 October 2018

Good governance recognised at Gowrie Care

Gowrie Care, part of the Hillcrest Group, was one of four charities recognised at the first Good Governance Awards ceremony during an event held in Dundee’s city chambers last week.

Published 21 May 2018

Abertay student gets down to business at Gowrie Care

An Abertay University 3rd year BA (Hons) Management student has just completed a 10 week placement with Gowrie Care.

Published 29 March 2018

Senior Hillcrest staff raise the stakes in new Dundee charity shop

Friendly competition took hold of a newly-opened charity shop in Dundee on Thursday as members of the senior team from one the city’s biggest charities tried to sell the most stock during their shift.

Published 16 March 2018