Hillcrest Group

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

Top police award for new Aberfeldy housing development

A brand new affordable housing development in Aberfeldy has already won its first accolade after being granted a Secured by Design (SBD) Gold Award by Police Scotland.

Published 11 February 2019

Local charities receive boost from Hillcrest fundraising feats

Kind-hearted Hillcrest staff have raised over £12,000 last year for a range of local charities and projects.

Published 30 January 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 research suggests 52% of Scottish households are in fuel poverty

More than half of Scottish households have been plunged into fuel poverty as a result of crippling energy prices with people going to astonishing lengths in order to keep warm, new research has revealed.

Published 24 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

Hillcrest work experience paves career pathways for Dundee pupils

Two Dundee school pupils have cast their gaze firmly on their future careers, completing eight-week work experience programmes with the Hillcrest Group.

Published 3 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

Kind-hearted Hillcrest staff come bearing gifts for children’s hospital

Hillcrest staff members have brought more than just good tidings to Tayside Children’s Hospital at Ninewells, donating selection boxes and gifts.

Published 13 December 2018

Hillcrest teams up with Togs to give presents to children in poverty

Hillcrest has teamed up with charity Togs for Tots to Teens to donate a sleigh-load of gifts to children suffering poverty in Dundee.

Published 11 December 2018

Detailed designs lodged for Dundee waterside flats plan

Plans have been submitted for a block of flats at Dundee’s City Quay which will have an affordable housing element managed by Hillcrest Housing Association.

Published 4 December 2018

Dundee businesses and organisations band together to banish isolation this Christmas

A number of Dundee not-for-profit organisations with support from the business community have thrown a cracker of a Christmas party for over 100 older people at risk of isolation this Christmas.

Published 30 November 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