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31 Oct 2017 - 16:42

“The concept of “non-familial intergenerational interactions” is centred around the seemingly simple idea that old and young can bring new energy, knowledge and enthusiasm to each-others’ lives. In the last 20 years or so this concept has been increasingly picked up – particularly in the US, where more and more shared care facilities are being opened.”**

30 Oct 2017 - 15:37

We were both surprised and encouraged by an approach made by the Presbytery of Lewis to ask if they could become a ‘Presbytery Friend of CrossReach’.

19 Oct 2017 - 16:25

Every year, Rebekah Perrit receives a specially appointed mission.  No two years are the same and she never knows what it’s going to be until she receives it!


When talking to her, it only takes a few moments before her passion for supporting the people living in CrossReach Adams House is clearly visible.  It’s where she works and to Rebekah, it’s more than a job.

13 Oct 2017 - 15:24

Every week, one of the residents at CrossReach Whinnieknowe Care Home in Nairn is quietly named ‘Resident of the Week’.

12 Oct 2017 - 12:00

Thanks to a gentleman called Bill Greer, the doors to CrossReach Morven Day Services opened for the first time twenty five years ago.

In a role similar to that of our Heads of Service in the then Board of Social Responsibility, Bill had long seen the need for a place where people who had mental health problems could be supported in an environment free from judgement and stigma.

11 Oct 2017 - 12:33

The Bungalow presents Strictly 2017, A Night at the movies

Strictly Come Dancing is one of the nation’s most favourite talent shows and local participants promise to thrill and entertain the audience at the 2017 Strictly Fundraising Evening taking place at on Friday 3rd November in the Stonehaven Town Hall.

10 Oct 2017 - 11:35

Whinnieknowe now has its own Facebook Page. You can access this going on to Facebook and search or type : https://www.facebook.com/CrossReachWhinnieknowe/

4 Oct 2017 - 16:15

“Love Makes You Family” was the theme of this year’s Recovery Walk Scotland.


As 2000 people met to celebrate family members and friends who have embarked on or have walked a road of recovery from addiction, the sense of support, community and (arguably) love was tangible.

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