Shelter is calling on the British public to take part a slippers campaign in an effort to help the 100,000 children in Britain who will wake up homeless this Christmas.
Published 25 November 2015
A Scottish homeless campaigner who is sleeping rough on the streets of major UK cities for a month to raise money for charity is returning to the north-east for the final leg of his tour.
Published 17 November 2015
Hollywood icon and humanitarian George Clooney arrived in Scotland today and visited a social enterprise sandwich shop that trains, employs and feeds local homeless people.
Published 13 November 2015
More than 100,000 children in Britain will wake up homeless on Christmas Day with almost 5,000 of them in Scotland, housing and homelessness charity Shelter Scotland has warned today.
Published 2 November 2015
From hairdressers to caterers, performers to podiatrists, dedicated volunteers are needed to help bring Crisis’ temporary centre in Edinburgh for homeless people to life this Christmas.
Published 30 October 2015
The Church of Scotland has named the founder of a homeless charity as the next Moderator of the General Assembly.
Published 29 October 2015
Amanda Collins from Shelter Scotland on this year’s Social Media Santa campaign
Published 27 October 2015
The Rock Trust has hailed the Scottish Government’s plans to invest an additional £55 million into affordable housing as a “step in the right direction”.
Published 21 October 2015
An Aberdeen charity shop has joined the ranks of high-fashion retailers in the city after a generous mystery donor handed over designer clothes worth thousands of pounds.
Published 20 October 2015
A unique West Dunbartonshire homeless project has supported more than 100 people since it was opened less than two years ago.
Published 15 October 2015
Staff from Forth Housing Association took part in a charity firewalk by walking barefoot across a bed of burning coals (600-800 degrees fahrenheit) and managed to raise over a £1000 in the process.
Published 12 October 2015
Not-for-profit sandwich shop chain Social Bite has launched what is thought to be the first “selfless” loyalty card which will see homeless people given free food.
Published 2 October 2015
The number of children in temporary accommodation in Scotland has increased by 626 in a year, official figures have shown.
Published 30 September 2015
Published 28 September 2015
The number of households accepted as homeless across England has increased by five per cent, according to official figures.
Published 24 September 2015