Glasgow City Mission

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

Homelessness charities come together for pioneering fundraising campaign

Six prominent Scottish homelessness charities have agreed to come together for the first time for a pioneering fundraising campaign.

Published 26 March 2018

Glasgow City Mission given donation from Partick Housing Association

Partick Housing Association has made a charitable donation of £300 to support Glasgow City Mission in providing a shelter to rough sleepers in the city.

Published 15 December 2017

Homeless Jesus statue installed in Glasgow city centre

A sculpture depicting Jesus as a homeless person sleeping on a bench has been installed at Nelson Mandela Place in Glasgow.

Published 8 December 2017

Glasgow night shelter to cut service on Tuesdays and Wednesdays

The provision of services for homeless people in Glasgow is to be further depleted after a night shelter announced it is to close on a Tuesday and Wednesday night.

Published 17 October 2017

Glasgow City Mission seeking stories from those it has helped

Homelessness charity Glasgow City Mission is calling for people who have had links with the charity to come forward and share their stories as part of Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival.

Published 12 September 2017

Glasgow City Mission to buy homes for city’s homeless in ‘radical’ new project

Homelessness charity Glasgow City Mission is taking “radical” steps to address the growing problem of rough sleeping in the city by purchasing homes to get people off the streets.

Published 4 September 2017

Participants sought for Big Ibrox Sleep Outs

The Rangers Charity Foundation’s Big Ibrox Sleep Outs are to return this year to once again support projects which tackle homelessness in Glasgow.

Published 29 August 2017

Funding boost for successful initiative to eradicate homelessness in Glasgow

An already successful approach towards eradicating rough sleeping on the streets of Glasgow has been awarded a grant of over £400,000 to help maintain its work.

Published 18 April 2017

New resource launched for homeless jobseekers in Glasgow

Glasgow City Council’s Poverty Leadership Panel (PLP) has launched a pocket sized information card to help homeless jobseekers.

Published 8 March 2017