Simon Community Scotland
A Glasgow charity which provides practical support for people who are homeless is to offer free sanitary products to combat ‘period poverty’ among the city’s growing number of female rough sleepers.
Published 23 August 2017
Services for people sleeping rough on the streets of Edinburgh and Glasgow are expected to be improved following a deal struck between two charities specialising in ‘outreach work’.
Published 13 June 2017
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
Homelessness, housing and anti-poverty groups have called for “real and urgent” action to better tackle and prevent the “human tragedy” of homelessness in Scotland
Published 4 April 2017
Glasgow women facing a life on the streets met with MSPs from the Scottish Parliament’s local government and communities committee when they visited Simon Community Scotland and Legal Services Agency yesterday.
Published 28 February 2017
Charitable Rangers fans have raised more than £52,000 following a series of sleep-outs to try combat homelessness.
Published 12 December 2016
Over 500 sleeping bags are being sought by a Scots homelessness charity as part of a wider appeal urging the general public to donate rucksacks and handbags full of essential items, such as food, clothes and toiletries.
Published 14 November 2016
A Glasgow pop-up restaurant has asked its customers to turn up with the intention of deliberately leaving their coats behind to donate to a good cause.
Published 8 November 2016
Homelessness is never a reason to celebrate, but being able to put homelessness behind you most certainly can be.
Published 30 September 2016
Young people in Glasgow facing the prospect of sleeping rough on the streets are to be provided an emergency bed for the night in a volunteer’s home rather than in a homelessness hostel.
Published 13 September 2016
A practical attempt to tackle homelessness took place at a bicycle recycling workshop this week under the watchful eye of a charity marking its 50th birthday.
Published 2 September 2016
An innovative scheme which places homeless youngsters in the public’s spare rooms is set to be expanded to Glasgow.
Published 6 January 2016