Rowan Alba

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Homeless charity Rowan Alba has launched its annual Christmas appeal in a bid to boost the core services which reduce reliance on accident and emergency wards and shorten hospital stays. This covers their temporary accommodation, permanent supported housing, outreach services and the new Rowan Alba

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A unique art project for socially isolated older people, set up by Edinburgh-based Rowan Alba, will culminate in a one-day showcase of service users’ work at the Botanics later this month. View from the Inside is an exhibition of art and poetry created by the Rowan Alba CARDS (Community Alcoho

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Homelessness charity Rowan Alba is appealing for local volunteers to support its CARDS befriending service which works with people across Edinburgh, providing vital support and social contact to reduce isolation. The Community Alcohol Related Damages Service (CARDS) was set up by Rowan Alba in 2010.

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Keys have been handed over this week to community benefit society Common Ground Against Homelessness (CGAH) for a property in Peffermill, which will become a second homes-for-life development in the capital. (from left) Francis Barkey, board member, CGAH; Helen Carlin, founder, CGAH; Tom M

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A new report has outlined how Edinburgh homelessness charity Rowan Alba is providing homes for life whilst saving the public purse hundreds of thousands of pounds. Published yesterday, ‘From the Pits to the Ritz’ shows not just the positive transformation of people’s lives at the c

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The latest Homeless Spotlight participant is Rowan Alba, a charity working in Edinburgh, Perth and Kinross and Angus offering a range of services to people who are, or are at risk of becoming homeless. Now in its tenth year of independent operation, Rowan Alba has helped around 5000 people in the pa

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