Salvation Army



More Aberdeen charities benefit from Lord Provost fund

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

Robert Kennedy: Housing First support lets people move on

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

Deal agreed to house homeless people in Hamilton student flats

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

Glasgow man to perform sponsored sky dive for Salvation Army in Housing First tribute

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

Potential alliance partners revealed for £187m plan to end homelessness in Glasgow

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)'s boost for charity toy appeal

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 joins with Salvation Army in Christmas toy appeal

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 supports Challenge Poverty Week

Ng Homes supported Challenge Poverty Week last week.

Published 14 October 2019

Preventing homelessness could start at primary school

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 praises Salvation Army’s Housing First work

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

#HousingFirstScot: Wrap around support as long as it’s required – health and housing together

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

Housing First delivers ‘whole new life’ for long term homeless in Glasgow

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

Salvation Army urges government to protect vital homelessness funding

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