A further 15 charities are set to receive a total of £49,786 in the fourth round of funding allocation from the Lord Provost’s Charitable Trust Aberdeen COVID-19 Hardship Fund.
Published 8 September 2020
The Housing First Scotland Pathfinder programme launched officially in April 2019 in Aberdeen/shire, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Stirling after a ramping-up period from August 2018, two years ago this week, when the first tenants moved into properties in Glasgow allocated to the fledgeling Pathfinder. The Salvation Army has been providing Housing First support in the city since then and today continues alongside partner organisations in the Housing First Consortium in Glasgow. Robert Kennedy – Housing First support worker with The Salvation Army, describes his experience over the past two years.
Published 21 August 2020
South Lanarkshire Council and the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) have reached an agreement to make student accommodation in Hamilton available for people who are homeless.
Published 19 June 2020
A Glasgow father plans to jump out of a plane at 10,000 ft to thank the city's Housing First scheme for helping him rebuild his life after homelessness.
Published 23 April 2020
Glasgow City Council has revealed the potential partners for its pioneering Alliance to End Homelessness with councillors set to approve the preferred bidders next week.
Published 31 January 2020
CALA Homes (West) has donated a significant amount of toys to a national charity as part of an annual Christmas appeal.
Published 20 December 2019
CALA Homes (West) has joined forces with the Salvation Army this Christmas in a bid to encourage donations to its annual toy appeal.
Published 27 November 2019
Ng Homes supported Challenge Poverty Week last week.
Published 14 October 2019
Routinely talking to primary school children about homelessness could prevent such problems later in life, according to the Homeless Network.
Published 4 October 2019
Housing minister Kevin Stewart has seen first-hand the impact of Housing First during a visit to a Salvation Army-run hub in Glasgow.
Published 19 July 2019
The Salvation Army are a key provider of Housing First in Scotland and update on the wrap around support they provide.
Published 17 May 2019
Fifty-four long term homeless people in Glasgow have been handed the keys to "a whole new life" thanks to a Housing First approach to addressing homelessness.
Published 8 October 2018
The Salvation Army is calling on the Scottish Government to continue protecting homelessness services amid uncertainty over future Local Housing Allowance funding.
Published 17 November 2016