Fresh Start

Scottish Churches Housing Action celebrates year of Starter Packs East Lothian partnership

A partnership formed to provide starter packs to people moving into a new tenancy in East Lothian is celebrating its first year.

Published 14 May 2019

Homelessness ‘a stain on Scotland's character and consciousness’, says former Church of Scotland moderator

A former moderator of the Church of Scotland has said the scale of homelessness in Scotland continues to be a “stain” on the nation’s character and consciousness.

Published 22 May 2017

Esh Border Construction helps build a future for Edinburgh’s homeless

Esh Border Construction is helping deliver a fresh start for people in need in Edinburgh after handing a homeless organisation a vital bursary boost.

Published 16 May 2017

Church Moderator in fresh plea to end ‘obscene’ homelessness

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has issued a fresh challenge to end the “continuing scandal” of homelessness.

Published 24 January 2017

Church leader urges governments to do more to tackle ‘damning indictment’ of homelessness in Scotland

The scale of homelessness in Scotland is a “damning indictment” on modern society and politicians must do much more to tackle the problem, a Church leader has said.

Published 18 May 2016

Homelessness campaigner unveiled as Church of Scotland moderator

The Church of Scotland has named the founder of a homeless charity as the next Moderator of the General Assembly.

Published 29 October 2015