Welcome Interim CEO, Stuart Robertson

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Stuart Robertson as Rowan Alba’s Interim Chief Executive.  Stuart will lead the organisation until July while Helen Carlin is on an external work assignment. Read more here.


Our 2014

In 2014, your support allowed us to… Provide HOUSING & SUPPORT to 86 vulnerable survivors of domestic abuse. Provide LONG-TERM ACCOMMODATION for  57 men and women at risk of homelessness. Raise over £8,600 to fund our activities and services. Provide PRACTICAL SUPPORT to keep 135 vulnerable people in their own homes. Send out 35 TRAINED […]


Six for the best!

Our accommodation and support service for women, Stramullion, has been an ‘excellent’ rating by the Care Inspectorate, following an unannounced inspection in early December. The quality of care and support, staffing and management were all rated 5, ‘very good’, with our excellent 6 also relating to the quality of care and support. Here what some […]

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Cash for Kits

Our CARDS service has received a grant of £500 from the Bank of Scotland Community Fund. A huge thanks to everyone who voted for us! Your votes mean we will be able to buy five aid kits for clients with alcohol related brain damage (ARBD). These kits contain practical aids like post-its, diaries, memory aids […]

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An appeal with a difference!

You don’t have to give a penny to help us raise funds to prevent homelessness! How? Simply do your online Christmas shopping via easyfundraising. You raise a FREE donation each time you buy! It’s easy and won’t cost you a penny extra! Support us here. It only takes a couple of minutes to sign up and […]

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We have a winner!

David Martin, one of the residents at Thorntree Street, has won one of the No Place Like Home Photography Awards 2014. Read his submission below. The Awards are organised by the Coalition of Care and Support Providers in Scotland and will be presented at the Scottish Housing and Support Conference on 9th October in Edinburgh. […]


Easy fundraising

All you need to do is go shopping! If, every time you shop online, you do it via, Rowan Alba will automatically get a donation from them. What could be simpler? Here’s how to do it… Go to and support Rowan Alba Limited. Now shop with over 2,700 retailers, including Amazon, Argos, Expedia, […]