Rowan Alba



Rowan Alba project showcases importance of creativity during Covid

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.

Published 22 September 2021

Rowan Alba appeals for Edinburgh volunteers

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.

Published 26 May 2021

Work to start on second homes-for-life development in Edinburgh

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.

Published 24 March 2021

More applications needed to Crisis COVID-19 emergency fund

The GB-wide charity Crisis is urging organisations working in the homelessness sector to apply for funding through its emergency grants fund, launched at the end of March.

Published 6 April 2020

Full impact of Rowan Alba unveiled in new report

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 4 December 2019

Rowan Alba

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.

Published 3 February 2016