Marie Trust



Design at heart of well-being ethos of new advice and support centre for homeless people

The calm efficiency and first-class service that guests of a modern, boutique hotel might reasonably expect is to be provided in a brand-new multi-agency advice and support hub for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Published 25 September 2020

Glasgow City Council seeks views on begging strategy

Glasgow City Council is seeking views on a new draft strategy aimed at helping vulnerable people involved in street begging in the city.

Published 25 September 2020

Draft Glasgow street begging strategy set to go before councillors

A new strategy which outlines measures to help people involved in street begging in Glasgow will go before councillors tomorrow ahead of public consultation.

Published 2 September 2020

Bingo staff help homeless people in Glasgow

Staff at an East Glasgow Mecca Bingo branch have been supporting people in the city who are homeless by preparing hundreds of free meals.

Published 10 June 2020

Charities unite to deliver 350 meals a day to homeless people in Glasgow

More than 350 meals are being delivered individually to homeless people in Glasgow every day in what is believed to be the city’s largest co-ordinated mobilisation of food parcels by local charities and community groups.

Published 6 April 2020

New city centre hub to help Glasgow’s homeless

A new hub is being created in Glasgow city centre to help homeless people access a number of services in the same location.

Published 29 June 2018

Glasgow City Mission to buy homes for city’s homeless in ‘radical’ new project

Homelessness charity Glasgow City Mission is taking “radical” steps to address the growing problem of rough sleeping in the city by purchasing homes to get people off the streets.

Published 4 September 2017

Funding boost for successful initiative to eradicate homelessness in Glasgow

An already successful approach towards eradicating rough sleeping on the streets of Glasgow has been awarded a grant of over £400,000 to help maintain its work.

Published 18 April 2017

Blochairn director sleeps rough for the homeless

Blochairn Housing Association director, Michael Carberry, joined 40 other volunteers to sleep rough last month to raise funds to help vulnerable, homeless people in Glasgow.

Published 3 June 2016

Sleep Rough Night raises 4k for Glasgow’s homeless

The Marie Trust has hailed the success of its first sleep rough night which raised £4,000 for vital Day Centre services with every penny used to help homeless people in Glasgow.

Published 24 May 2016

Final call for participants for ‘Sleep Rough Night’ at Skypark in support of Glasgow’s homeless

The Marie Trust, the charity that provides crisis intervention for people sleeping rough in Glasgow, has announced that so far 39 participants have signed up to take part in its first ‘sleep rough for 1 night so other people don’t have to’.

Published 17 May 2016

‘Sleep Rough Night’ to be held to help Glasgow’s homeless

The Marie Trust, the charity that provides crisis intervention for people sleeping rough in Glasgow, has announced it will hold its first ‘sleep rough for one night so other people don’t have to’.

Published 30 March 2016