Glasgow City Mission



Everyone Home: Charles Maasz, chief executive at Glasgow City Mission

People require homes, somewhere in which they feel secure and safe. It is not hard to grasp that not all accommodation is suitable to be called ‘home’.  

Published 21 May 2020

Charities unite to deliver 350 meals a day to homeless people in Glasgow

More than 350 meals are being delivered individually to homeless people in Glasgow every day in what is believed to be the city’s largest co-ordinated mobilisation of food parcels by local charities and community groups.

Published 6 April 2020

Rangers fans raise £60,000 for homeless people in Glasgow

A group of Rangers fans have raised around £60,000 for people experiencing homelessness in Glasgow after holding one of the Rangers Charity Foundation's Big Ibrox Sleep Outs at Govan stadium.

Published 24 March 2020

Call for hotels to provide homeless accommodation as charity closes winter shelter

Glasgow City Mission has called for hotel rooms to be used to house Scotland’s rough sleepers as the charity began an early phased closure of its Winter Night Shelter.

Published 18 March 2020

Contactless donation scheme launched for Glasgow street beggars

Simon Community Scotland has teamed up with third sector organisations, businesses, Glasgow City Council and the city's Health & Social Care Partnership (GCHSCP) to launch a new alternative giving scheme for people involved in street begging.

Published 4 March 2020

Dogs permitted to stay with owners at Glasgow homeless shelter

Glasgow City Mission has introduced a scheme to allow dogs to stay with their owners through the night at its Winter Night Shelter.

Published 27 January 2020

Glasgow lawyers donate £3,000 to homeless charities

A law firm in Glasgow is donating a share of £3,000 to three local charities this Christmas, as part of the firm’s commitment to relieving poverty and suffering among people who are homeless during the festive season.

Published 13 December 2019

45 homeless deaths recorded in Glasgow last year

A new report has revealed how rapid action saved the lives of 17 overdose victims at Glasgow's Winter Night Shelter last year and the loss of 45 people recorded as homeless in the city.

Published 4 December 2019

Glasgow Winter Night Shelter to open ahead of schedule

Glasgow City Mission has revealed it will open the city’s Winter Night Shelter three days early.

Published 26 November 2019

Glasgow Winter Night Shelter opening date will remain unchanged

Glasgow City Mission has confirmed it is continuing to plan for the opening of the city’s Winter Night Shelter on December 1 after politely declining an offer for funding to open a week early.

Published 21 November 2019

Lottery funding provided to Homes for Good

Homes for Good (HFG) have been awarded £2.4 million in funding from The National Lottery Community Fund.

Published 16 September 2019

West of Scotland Housing Association raises thousands for charity

Generous staff at West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA) have once again gone the extra mile to raise to raise £5,000 to benefit two charities – Cancer Research UK and Glasgow City Mission.

Published 21 February 2019

Phil Wray: Working together to tackle rough sleeping

In the first in a Scottish Government series of guest blogs, Phil Wray provides an insight into the progress Glasgow City Mission has made this winter, helping more people into settled accommodation.

Published 7 February 2019

New city centre hub to help Glasgow’s homeless

A new hub is being created in Glasgow city centre to help homeless people access a number of services in the same location.

Published 29 June 2018

West of Scotland Housing Association staff go further for charity

Generous staff at West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA) gave it their all to raise £5,000 for Alzheimer Scotland and Strathcarron Hospice.

Published 29 March 2018