Homelessness



Irvine Housing Association secures homelessness funding

Irvine Housing Association is to receive funding from the Scottish Government to support its drive to tackle homelessness.

Published 4 December 2020

Charities outline plan to end homelessness within two parliaments

Thirty organisations in Scotland that care about homelessness, including charities, leading academics and people with lived experience, are today calling on political parties, MSPs and candidates in next year’s Scottish Parliament elections to get behind a ten-year plan to end homelessness.

Published 1 December 2020

Aberdeen Cyrenians launches Christmas giving campaign

North-East charity Aberdeen Cyrenians has launched its Christmas giving campaign, A Safe Place to Call Home, to recognise the important role that “home” has had in keeping people safe during 2020.

Published 1 December 2020

Glasgow's Winter Night Shelter located in hotel with new name

Glasgow's Winter Night Shelter will open on December 1st this year with a change of name and a new location.

Published 27 November 2020

Social Bite launches Festival of Kindness appeal

Social Bite has announced the launch of its Festival of Kindness appeal to support those in need over Christmas and the winter months.

Published 27 November 2020

Langstane Housing Association secures homelessness funding

Langstane Housing Association has outlined how it will make use of funding it has received through the Scottish Government’s Homelessness Prevention Fund.

Published 25 November 2020

Glasgow hosts Housing First information event for RSLs

Glasgow housing associations are being invited to join the city's Housing First revolution which is providing homes for people with long term, complex issues.

Published 25 November 2020

Housing associations share funding for homelessness prevention work 

Eleven housing association projects have received funding from the Scottish Government’s £1.5 million Homelessness Prevention Fund to support projects that contribute to reducing child poverty and preventing homelessness. 

Published 24 November 2020

Social Bite launches Great Brownie Bake Off

Ahead of the final episode of this year’s Great British Bake Off tonight, homelessness charity Social Bite is on the hunt for one star baker to get creative in the kitchen and produce a new brownie for its popular home delivery service.

Published 24 November 2020

Glasgow’s Lord Provost to formally open new premises for Homeless Project Scotland

A new premises for Homeless Project Scotland will be formally opened by Glasgow’s Lord Provost today after it was kindly donated to the charity by Network Rail.

Published 20 November 2020

Ashleigh Simpson: Crisis' new report on impact of COVID-19 on people facing homelessness

Ashleigh Simpson outlines the key findings from Scotland contained in a new report from Crisis looking at the impact of COVID-19 on people facing homelessness and service provision.

Published 19 November 2020

Appeal for donations as new restrictions threaten £100,000 income loss for Shelter Scotland

Shelter Scotland is appealing for supporters to donate online, as newly-announced Tier 4 restrictions in the west of Scotland threaten a massive loss of retail income.

Published 18 November 2020

Bidding opens for youth homelessness fundraising auction

Youth homelessness charity Rock Trust is exhibiting and auctioning artworks from renowned artists from across Scotland and beyond to raise funds for its frontline work with young people.

Published 18 November 2020

Wellhouse increases support to Glasgow City Council’s Homeless Services

Wellhouse Housing Association (WHA) has underlined its support of Glasgow City Council’s Homeless Services with the provision of additional properties to be used as temporary accommodation for homeless families.

Published 17 November 2020

Viki Fox: Coproduction is challenging – time and resources are vital

All In For Change brings together frontline workers and people with their own, personal experience of homelessness either currently or in the past putting lived experience at the heart of system change. For Co-Production Week 2020, Viki Fox, change lead with All In for Change, talks about co-production in real-time and the impact it is having in shaping Scotland’s homelessness response.

Published 17 November 2020