Social Bite

Wheatley hands over 200th home to Housing First

Hugh Andrews is living testimony to Wheatley Group’s commitment to tackle homelessness in Scotland.

Published 5 February 2021

Wheatley Group steps up its support for homeless people

Wheatley Group has helped almost 1800 homeless people put a roof over their heads throughout the coronavirus crisis.

Published 14 January 2021

Social Bite and itison launch fundraiser to provide 100,000 meals to homeless people

itison’s annual fundraiser for Social Bite has been launched to help those most in need this Christmas.

Published 10 December 2020

Social Bite launches Festival of Kindness appeal

Social Bite has announced the launch of its Festival of Kindness appeal to support those in need over Christmas and the winter months.

Published 27 November 2020

Social Bite launches Great Brownie Bake Off

Ahead of the final episode of this year’s Great British Bake Off tonight, homelessness charity Social Bite is on the hunt for one star baker to get creative in the kitchen and produce a new brownie for its popular home delivery service.

Published 24 November 2020

Social Bite launches sweet new campaign to help end homelessness

Social Bite has today launched a brand-new food delivery service to help grow its social enterprise business and help more people affected by homelessness in Scotland.

Published 20 October 2020

Edinburgh opens new winter welcome centre for rough sleepers

A new welcome centre in Edinburgh has opened its doors for the winter season, providing warm food and sleeping facilities, immediate housing advice and wellbeing support to anyone facing rough sleeping.

Published 12 October 2020

Housing First passes 300 tenancies

Scotland’s Housing First Pathfinder has created more than 300 tenancies with an additional 50 added since April, a monitoring report released today has revealed.

Published 17 September 2020

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

More food support for homeless people

Homeless people and others affected by the coronavirus outbreak are to receive further support through the Scottish Government’s emergency funding for communities.

Published 4 August 2020

Donations still required at Edinburgh foodbank distribution centre

The Royal Bank of Scotland is urging both businesses and members of the public to continue donating essential food and supplies to its Gogarburn headquarters in Edinburgh to help vulnerable people throughout Scotland as the impact of coronavirus remains prevalent across the country.

Published 12 June 2020

Charities benefit from increased Phoenix Group support

Life insurance and pension fund manager Phoenix Group is increasing its support to charities in Scotland by donating £20,000 to both Cyrenians and Social Bite, each of whom works with people who are in vulnerable situations and either on the edge of or already experiencing homelessness.

Published 27 May 2020

Wheatley pledges additional 100 homes to Housing First

An extra 100 homes are to be provided by Wheatley Group to tackle homelessness and rough sleeping in Scotland.

Published 18 May 2020

Housing First marks first year with ambition for ‘rapid scaling up’ and prevention of post-COVID homelessness

A year after Scotland’s Housing First Pathfinder was officially launched discussions are taking place between senior figures in housing, homelessness and government to significantly scale-up the programme and prevent anyone returning to the streets who has been accommodated in hotels and short-term lets under current emergency measures.

Published 7 May 2020

CALA Homes fast-tracks £2,000 donation to Social Bite

Housebuilder CALA Homes (West) is gifting £2,000 to Social Bite earlier than planned as part of a ‘roof donation’ scheme at its Prince’s Quay development in Glasgow.

Published 6 May 2020