Hillcrest Group



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

Local charities benefit from Hillcrest’s gift of giving

Three Scottish charities working hard to support their local communities - two of which are based in Dundee – have been bolstered with a share of £500 funding courtesy of Hillcrest Group.

Published 28 November 2018

Hillcrest and partners talk money at Angus event

An event aiming to put money matters firmly on the tip of the tongue and get people talking was held in Arbroath last week, organised by the Angus Financial Inclusion Partnership.

Published 22 November 2018

Hillcrest signs UK Armed Forces Covenant

Hillcrest Housing Association has become the latest organisation to sign the UK Armed Forces Covenant – a commitment to support the Armed Forces community wherever and whenever it can.

Published 19 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

Dundee advice team scoops top award for fight against fuel poverty

An energy advice team that aims to reduce fuel poverty and keep housing association tenants warm over winter were delighted to scoop a top industry award.

Published 9 November 2018

Constructive site visit for D and A College students

A group of Dundee and Angus College construction students recently had the opportunity to see a development in action, with a site visit to Hillcrest’s Eliza Street construction project.

Published 1 November 2018

Hillcrest staff take part in Health and Safety Day

Staff from across Hillcrest Group gathered at its Dundee HQ last week to take part in a number of health and safety themed activities.

Published 31 October 2018