Homelessness



Ypeople appoints Janet Haugh as new chief executive officer

Janet Haugh has been appointed as the new chief executive officer at care and wellbeing charity Ypeople.

Published 22 October 2019

Scouts Scotland to help end homelessness in new partnership with Crisis Scotland

A social impact project that aims to get scouts from across Scotland to take part in community action activities will see Scouts Scotland team up with Crisis Scotland to help end homelessness.

Published 21 October 2019

Letter to Editor: Funding of winter night shelters

Shelter Scotland’s Gordon MacRae argues that new funding for winter night shelters is a symbol of a failed homelessness system.

Published 18 October 2019

Homes for Good shortlisted for three CIH Scotland awards

Property management social enterprise Homes for Good (HFG) has been shortlisted for three awards by CIH Scotland.

Published 17 October 2019

Deacon Blue star backs Nightstop homelessness campaign

Deacon Blue star Lorraine McIntosh has announced her support for Simon Community Scotland's Nightstop campaign which offers young people a safe place to spend the night in times of crisis.

Published 17 October 2019

Glasgow to distribute nasal spray to homelessness services to help prevent fatal overdoses

A special nasal spray is to be issued to staff in Glasgow’s homelessness services in a bid to prevent fatal drugs overdoses.

Published 15 October 2019

Former Glasgow hostel residents move into new homes

A total of 34 formerly homeless people have moved into their new homes after the closure of hostels in Glasgow.

Published 15 October 2019

More funding unveiled to combat homelessness this winter

Homelessness is being targeted with £164,000 in extra funding this winter from the Scottish Government.

Published 10 October 2019

Edinburgh council to host event to tackle homelessness

The City of Edinburgh Council is meeting with public and third sector partners from across the city today to work towards preventing homelessness and providing those who are homeless with a settled and permanent home.

Published 9 October 2019

Rock Trust marks World Homelessness Day with new campaign to raise awareness of youth homelessness

To mark World Homelessness Day on October 10th, Rock Trust has launched a new campaign to influence public perceptions of youth homelessness and raise awareness of the help they can give young people.

Published 9 October 2019

European project looks to Queens Cross Housing Association for youth homelessness lessons

A European project has turned to Queens Cross Housing Association to learn lessons in managing youth homelessness.

Published 8 October 2019

Cyrenians partners with Edinburgh Short Film Festival

Cyrenians has partnered with Edinburgh Short Film Festival and award-winning actor, writer and producer Jamie Robson to explore the power of film in affecting social change.

Published 8 October 2019

Name change reflects future direction for Homeless Network

The charity and membership body Homeless Network Scotland has today unveiled its new name and updated brand to reflect how it has evolved over the past decade.

Published 7 October 2019

Kingdom recruits first staff through Naumann Initiative

Kingdom Housing Association has recruited its first two members of staff through its innovative Naumann Initiative.

Published 4 October 2019

Preventing homelessness could start at primary school

Routinely talking to primary school children about homelessness could prevent such problems later in life, according to the Homeless Network.

Published 4 October 2019