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£4.5m promised in Programme for Government to help end homelessness in Scotland

The Scottish Government has made £4.5 million available to innovate and transform services to support the implementation of plans to help end homelessness in its Programme for Government 2019-20.

Published 4 September 2019

100 formerly homeless people have their own home with Housing First Scotland

A ground-breaking response to homelessness in Scotland has reached a milestone with more than 100 people having a home of their own along with appropriate support.

Published 23 August 2019

Textiles student designs clothing range to aid rough sleepers

A master's student at the Heriot-Watt School of Textiles and Design has designed a clothing range to help people sleeping rough. 

Published 21 August 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

Social Bite Village landscape designers shortlisted for Scottish Design Award

Wardell Armstrong’s landscape design team have been shortlisted for a Scottish Design Award in the Masterplanning/Landscaping: Public Realm category for their work on the Social Bite Village.

Published 11 July 2019

Social Bite appoints new CEO for Scotland

Jane Bruce has been promoted to chief executive of Social Bite in Scotland as the social enterprise looks to take on a more international role.

Published 30 May 2019

#HousingFirstScot: Kick-started by Social Bite

Social Bite provided a catalyst and funds that got a cross-city Housing First Pathfinder in Scotland underway. Here they explain why and thank their supporters.

Published 17 May 2019

Social Bite to take Sleep in the Park concept worldwide

A global sleep out event has been established by Social Bite’s co-founder Josh Littlejohn to raise money and awareness about homelessness.

Published 10 May 2019

Inksters Solicitors donates £200 to Social Bite after consultant waives fee

Inksters Solicitors donated £200 to Social Bite after a consultant asked the law firm to donate her fee to good causes.

Published 26 April 2019

Housing First gathers pace with ambitious three-year plan

Scotland could be free from the most visible and acute forms of homelessness within three years as the Scottish Government-backed Housing First Pathfinder programme officially ramps up in five cities: Aberdeen/shire, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Stirling.

Published 2 April 2019

Social Bite and Malala Yousafzai launch international Sleep Out campaign

Malala Yousafzai, the youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize winner, is to work with Social Bite co-founder Josh Littlejohn MBE on an international collaboration which aims to support thousands of homeless and displaced people around the world.

Published 14 March 2019

Clydebank label producer welcomes £8,900 fundraising effort

Staff at MCC Label based in Clydebank have delivered a bumper cash boost to help make homelessness a thing of the past.

Published 27 February 2019

Thousands raised in Dundee to tackle homelessness

An incredible £19,294 was raised in Dundee in sponsorships for Sleep in the Park 2018.

Published 28 January 2019

Clydebank Housing Association colleagues raise money at Sleep in the Park

Three Clydebank Housing Association colleagues participated in the Sleep in the Park event last month to raise money for homelessness.

Published 11 January 2019

Blog: Get real, Mr Littlejohn MBE

Bruce Forbes on how charitable fundraising alone cannot solve homelessness and that stating otherwise can understate the severity of the problem.

Published 11 December 2018