Simon Community Scotland
The vital role dogs can play in the lives of people who are homeless – including providing companionship and a reason to exercise – is being recognised in new guidance on how landlords and local authority offices respond to homeless people and their pets.
Published 27 November 2019
Charities in Glasgow are urging Glasgow City Council to open its winter shelter early after a cold snap has caused temperatures to fall below freezing.
Published 19 November 2019
Deacon Blue star Lorraine McIntosh has announced her support for Simon Community Scotland's Nightstop campaign which offers young people a safe place to spend the night in times of crisis.
Published 17 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
Homeless people have been helped by Glasgow City Council to apply for more than £500,000 in benefits.
Published 3 October 2019
Homelessness charities have raised concerns that a nationalist far-right group is targeting some of Glasgow's most vulnerable people with their propaganda.
Published 16 July 2019
Homelessness charity Simon Community Scotland (SCS) has received a boost after the Glasgow office of law firm Irwin Mitchell raised £6,555 to support its work.
Published 20 June 2019
Two of Scotland's leading homeless charities have amalgamated to become one unified organisation.
Published 11 April 2019
At least 139 people have died while homeless in Scotland over the last 18 months, according to new statistics.
Published 12 March 2019
People experiencing homelessness in Scotland are to be given the chance to learn digital skills so they can access opportunities presented online – thanks to an initiative being launched by two of Scotland’s leading homelessness charities.
Published 7 March 2019
Glasgow is to set up an Alternative Giving scheme to help transform the lives of people of who participate in begging.
Published 7 February 2019
A Glasgow hub for retailers, entrepreneurs and local creatives has launched a Christmas appeal with Simon Community Scotland to gift homeless people with the essentials they need to survive the winter in the city.
Published 12 December 2018
As the Christmas countdown officially begins, Scotland's largest provider of homelessness services is asking the public to remember rough sleepers whilst shopping for gifts.
Published 30 November 2018
Homelessness charity Simon Community Scotland and Streetwork launched a hypothermia awareness campaign yesterday with the help of housing minister Kevin Stewart MSP.
Published 22 November 2018
A homelessness charity is asking the Scottish public to help its staff and volunteers save lives this winter, by looking out for the symptoms of hypothermia in rough sleepers and people on the street.
Published 21 November 2018