News & events

Keep up to date with all the latest news and events throughout the Hillcrest Group of Companies
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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 today. Rockwell Holiday Home will provide a much needed holiday let facility for individuals who have support and care needs, as well as their carers and close families. When speaking at the opening the Lord Provost said: “I’m delighted to welcome Gowrie Care’s first accessible holiday home to Dundee. “This type of…
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  • Gowrie Care Open Day

    Posted: 21st November 2018

        Looking for a career in care?  We have lots of opportunities. We provide active support to enable individuals to achieve and manage their health and social care needs through a holistic and person-centred approach. Due to growth in the organisation we have a number of support worker positions available. Join…

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  • Hillcrest and partners talk money at Angus event

    Posted: 21st November 2018

    An event aiming to put money matters firmly on the tip of the tongue and get people talking was held in Arbroath on Friday 16th November, organised by the Angus Financial Inclusion Partnership. Taking place as part of the Talk Money Week, the “What’s the Benefit” event welcomed around 70…

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  • Hillcrest offices will be closed on Friday 23rd November

    Posted: 20th November 2018

    Our local Hillcrest Housing offices (Dundee, Edinburgh, Perth and Arbroath) will be closed on Friday the 23rd of November 2018 for staff training, and will reopen on Monday 26th November at 9 am. If you have a query that isn’t urgent, our customer service will still be available on 0300…

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  • Hillcrest joins the ranks of companies signing the Armed Forces Covenant

    Posted: 16th November 2018

    Hillcrest has become the latest organisation to sign the UK Armed Forces Covenant – a commitment to support the Armed Forces community wherever and whenever possible. We join more than 3000 UK organisations who have now put pen to paper, pledging to do their part. The document signing took place…

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  • Hillcrest’s Gift Aid initiative is the gift that keeps on giving

    Posted: 16th November 2018

    The Hillcrest Group of Companies has distributed over £700k of funding to set up services and projects that benefit people and communities across Scotland. Our Gift Aid initiative has supported 109 projects and activities with grant funding of £706,696 since the scheme launched in 2013. Hillcrest’s fundraising and grants officer Clare McNally…

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  • Tenants’ report 2017/18

    Posted: 15th November 2018

      Read our tenants’ report! This report provides our tenants and customers with information about how we performed against the Scottish Government’s Social Housing Charter in 2017/18. The tenants’ report has been developed in close consultation with tenants and contains a summary of key information from our annual report on…

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  • HEAT scoops top award for their fight against fuel poverty

    Posted: 6th November 2018

    Hillcrest’s Energy Advice Team (HEAT), which aims to reduce fuel poverty and keep tenants warm over winter were delighted to scoop a top industry award. HEAT were nominated for the Margaret Blackwood Excellence in Housing Innovation Award in recognition of the support they offer tenants who are struggling to pay…

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  • Adult learners celebrate achievement in Dundee

    Posted: 1st November 2018

    (from left) Iona Summerton, Gowrie Care project worker; Stewart MacKay, Gowrie Care client; Douglas Knight, Gowrie Care client; Terri Coutts, Gowrie Care client; Amy Browne, Lead Scotland learning coordinator; Janet McBean, Gowrie Care client and Niamh Kelly, Gowrie Care project worker Five Dundonians aged between 36 and 60 proved you…

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