Homelessness



Blog: Ending homelessness in Scotland – are you all in for change?

Celeste, a volunteer with Homeless Network Scotland, highlights the new ‘All In for Change’ project that the charity is working on with its partners ahead of the first drop-in session next week.

Published 12 November 2019

Scottish Government updates homelessness code of guidance

A new code of guidance has been published to help guide local authorities in their duties to assist people who are threatened with or who are experiencing homelessness.

Published 8 November 2019

Scottish politicians help tackle homelessness with support for Bethany Christmas tree campaign

Scottish politicians are helping to tackle homelessness this winter by showing their support for an ethical Christmas tree campaign.

Published 7 November 2019

'Wrap up Glasgow' campaign launches to help homeless people this winter

Human Appeal, a Muslim-faith charity based in Greater Manchester, has launched its third-annual 'Wrap Up Glasgow' campaign to help ease the suffering of homeless people this winter.

Published 7 November 2019

Serco evictions may begin today

Positive Action in Housing (PAIH) has said that Serco may carry out lock change evictions today.

Published 31 October 2019

Social Bite launches Christmas 'Pay it Forward' campaign

Social enterprise Social Bite is working with more than 40 businesses across Scotland on a Christmas campaign which will ask customers to add £1 to their bill in order to 'pay forward' a Christmas meal for those in need.

Published 30 October 2019

Perth & Kinross Council identified as 'sector-leader' in tackling homelessness

A report on the performance of Perth & Kinross Council's Housing Services has highlighted its sector-leading approach to tackling homelessness.

Published 28 October 2019

End Youth Homelessness launches new billboard campaign in Glasgow and Edinburgh

End Youth Homelessness (EYH) is launching a new billboard campaign which will see new poster designs appear in Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Published 24 October 2019

Glasgow leads the way supporting vulnerable families living in the PRS

A unique service within Glasgow City Council is working with families living in the city’s private rented sector (PRS) to prevent homelessness and address issues relating to child poverty.

Published 23 October 2019

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