Homelessness



Glasgow complex offers new hope for homeless veterans

A £6.7 million housing complex has been helping veterans who struggle with civilian life since it opened in Glasgow in October last year.

Published 9 April 2015

Homeless people attend Glasgow hustings ahead of General Election

Homeless people are being urged to vote in next month's General Election after years of feeling under-represented by the political process.

Published 2 April 2015

Rise in children in temporary accommodation as homelessness applications fall

The number of people becoming homeless in Scotland fell by five per cent last year although the number of homeless children living in temporary accommodation increased, new figures have revealed.

Published 31 March 2015

Glasgow homeless service workers to strike over pay grade dispute

As many as 70 workers in Glasgow's homeless service are to go on strike on Tuesday over a pay dispute with the city council.

Published 27 March 2015

Tool hire firm on a ‘mission’ to help Glasgow’s homeless

A construction equipment hire firm has donated a four-figure sum to charity Glasgow City Mission as part of the company’s commitment to fundraising.

Published 24 March 2015

£645,000 funding boost for Dundee young runaways service

A service which helps young runaways and their families has had a funding boost of over £645,000 from to the Big Lottery Fund.

Published 20 March 2015

Blog: Homelessness and complex needs – insights from across the UK

In her guest blog for Shelter Scotland, Anna Evans (of Anna Evans Housing Consultancy), offers some insights into homelessness and complex needs from around the UK.

Published 19 March 2015

Dumfries homeless support project receives funding from DGHP

A Dumfries-based homeless support charity has received a grant of almost £5,000 from a Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership (DGHP) tenant committee.

Published 17 March 2015