Turning Point Scotland
The calm efficiency and first-class service that guests of a modern, boutique hotel might reasonably expect is to be provided in a brand-new multi-agency advice and support hub for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
Published 25 September 2020
Glasgow City Council is seeking views on a new draft strategy aimed at helping vulnerable people involved in street begging in the city.
Published 25 September 2020
A new strategy which outlines measures to help people involved in street begging in Glasgow will go before councillors tomorrow ahead of public consultation.
Published 2 September 2020
Turning Point Scotland's Perth and Kinross Floating Housing Support service has become one of the first non-addiction services in the UK authorised to provide drugs which could prevent opioid overdoses.
Published 5 August 2020
Nineteen influential charity sector organisations working to end homelessness will present a joint plan to the Scottish Government today based around three key asks that experts and academics believe could permanently end rough sleeping and destitution in Scotland as the country emerges from the pandemic.
Published 21 May 2020
More than 350 meals are being delivered individually to homeless people in Glasgow every day in what is believed to be the city’s largest co-ordinated mobilisation of food parcels by local charities and community groups.
Published 6 April 2020
Simon Community Scotland has teamed up with third sector organisations, businesses, Glasgow City Council and the city's Health & Social Care Partnership (GCHSCP) to launch a new alternative giving scheme for people involved in street begging.
Published 4 March 2020
The family of a homeless man who died hours after being offered accommodation by a charity have had an action for damages against the support provider dismissed.
Published 20 May 2019
Five projects that will aim to help hundreds of homeless people across five cities in Scotland off the streets and into a secure tenancy with support have been awarded the first wave of support from the Housing First Scotland Fund.
Published 7 August 2018
A new hub is being created in Glasgow city centre to help homeless people access a number of services in the same location.
Published 29 June 2018
Scotland is in the spotlight today as nearly 250 people gather at the Albert Halls in Stirling for the Housing First Scotland conference.
Published 26 June 2018
A new publication from the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) explores the concept of Housing First and the principles behind it and looks at how it is being put into practice across the UK and Ireland as a one of a range of approaches to tackling homelessness.
Published 21 November 2017
Homelessness charity Glasgow City Mission is taking “radical” steps to address the growing problem of rough sleeping in the city by purchasing homes to get people off the streets.
Published 4 September 2017
A pilot project has been hailed a success for helping homeless people to turn their lives around and find homes that meets their needs.
Published 2 July 2015