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1 Sep 2017 - 11:41

Hear how local churches are supporting people with dementia in their congregations and communities.

Learn about types of dementia and the stigma often experienced, from CrossReach’s Dementia Development Team.

Share your experiences.

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31 Aug 2017 - 21:10

“CrossReach Week may only last for seven days, but the impact can be much more far reaching. 


“The Very Rev Dr Lorna Hood (Moderator in 2013-14) signed ‘The Pledge to Listen’ on behalf of the Church – a campaign run by Who Cares Scotland which materially changed the law in terms of support to looked after children. 

25 Aug 2017 - 16:42

It is our absolute pleasure to announce that Clarkston Churches Together are hosting the "Creating a Dementia Friendly Community" event in partnership with us on Saturday 7 October 2017.

The Open Day will feature:

21 Aug 2017 - 12:37

For one day every year, the Church of Scotland’s Church and Society Council Team devote time to reflecting on their work and to strengthening the bonds between the individual team members.

This year, the team chose to take a first-hand approach and to connect with an issue they frequently speak out about on national and local levels – homelessness.

21 Aug 2017 - 12:18

CrossReach Counselling: Lothians, Dunbar comes of age on 1st September 2017.


To mark this date and the start of a year of celebration and fund-raising, a Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving will be held at Belhaven Church, Dunbar at 12 noon on Friday 1st September. 

10 Aug 2017 - 14:21

‘If I don’t see my family I will lose them, if I lose them what have I got left?’ (Prisoner comment to Lord Michael Farmer).

7 Aug 2017 - 16:22

Our Grey Cakes Campaign has been nominated as one of the finalists in The Scottish Fundraising Awards 2017, hosted by the Institute of Fundraising Scotland.

We are delighted to have been nominated in the category of Best Marketing and Communication Campaign.

4 Aug 2017 - 16:24

The offer of 8 weekly sessions of Movement for Health was hugely appealing to the manager and staff at our Budhmor House residential home in Portree.  The unknown factor was it would be based on a fusion of Bollywood and Scottish Country Dance.

1 Aug 2017 - 17:07

Being a valued and well established part of the Dornoch community, and being great fans of the annual Sutherland Show, the residents of CrossReach’s Oversteps Care Home were delighted to learn of a new competition category:

Food & Crafts, Group Entries

21 Jul 2017 - 17:41

There have been new developments at our Cameron House specialist residential home for people who have dementia, and they are coming along nicely!


12 Jul 2017 - 12:45

Garden Party at Whinnieknowe.

29 Jun 2017 - 17:39

We are delighted that resident WWII hero RAF Veteran Duncan Currie has once again found himself featured in the national press – but this time he shared the limelight with the loveable and gentle Megan – Canine Concern Scotland Trust’s 2016 Therapet of the Year.

23 Jun 2017 - 17:09

Congratulations to our Threshold Glasgow service, winners of the 2017 Scottish Social Services Awards category 3 “An Enlightened Approach”, which has recognised their active promotion of the importance of learning and development for everyone in the service.


1 Jun 2017 - 16:14

Viv Dickenson expressed her delight that her first formal duty in her role as CEO was to recognise the incredible commitment, diversity and skill of CrossReach’s staff and volunteers.

On opening the service of celebration today [01 June 2017] she conveyed her gratitude for the passion for and pursuit of excellence in the support offered to the people who use CrossReach services.

31 May 2017 - 15:55

We asked Brian Whittle MSP why he has chosen to run 'Roon the Toon' for our Morven Day Services.  This is what he told us:

"One of my first visits as a local MSP was to CrossReach's Morven Day Services, and I've been delighted to make a few more visits since.

31 May 2017 - 13:48

Following the success and enjoyment from the 2015 Strictly Fundraising Evening, The Bungalow presents Strictly 2017 themed, A Night at the Movies. 

The date is set for Friday 3rd November in the Stonehaven Town Hall. We are looking for couples or dance partners with mixed dance abilities to be part of our show.

31 May 2017 - 13:32

Today [31 May 2017], Peter Bailey, CEO of CrossReach and the Secretary of the Social Care Council of the Church of Scotland, retires following 25 years of supporting the people of Scotland through his work with CrossReach.

25 May 2017 - 17:44

Staff and clients were delighted to be graced by a visit from HRH The Princess Royal today [25 May 2017].


Simpson House provides counselling for people affected by their own or another person’s drug use.  Sunflower Garden works with children who are affected by drug or alcohol misuse in their families.

22 May 2017 - 10:09

We are delighted to announce the launch of the CrossReach Grey Cake campaign*.


1 May 2017 - 16:28

Eurodiaconia is a network of Christian organisations involved in social care across Europe.  It brings together members to share practice and impact social policy. 

Recognising the priority mental health currently has on the political agenda in Scotland as well as CrossReach’s expertise in the field, Eurodiaconia decided to hold its first seminar on mental health in Langside Parish Church, Glasgow.

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