Charities outline plan to end homelessness within two parliaments

Thirty organisations in Scotland that care about homelessness, including charities, leading academics and people with lived experience, are today calling on political parties, MSPs and candidates in next year’s Scottish Parliament elections to get behind a ten-year plan to end homelessness.

Published 1 December 2020

Janet Haugh: Meeting the challenges of the post-lockdown world

Ypeople CEO Janet Haugh discusses meeting the challenges of this year, and how the charity plans to keep the support of those who need it most as its priority.

Published 4 September 2020

Report outlines positive impact of Ypeople

The work of homelessness charity Ypeople has affected the lives of more than 4,000 people across the length and breadth of Scotland over the last year, a new impact report has revealed.

Published 28 May 2020

Campaigners call for emergency cash boost to prevent child poverty crisis

More than 100 charities, faith groups, academics, think tanks, poverty campaigners and trade unions have today written an open letter to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon which calls for a direct financial boost for all families living on low incomes to support them through the coronavirus crisis.

Published 13 May 2020

Stay 'In the Know' with Homeless Network Scotland

Those who want to be ‘in the know’ with the latest information and intelligence on the homelessness sector’s response to COVID-19 can access a new chat room available from today.

Published 27 April 2020

Amy King: Homelessness is a feminist issue

Amy King, digital officer for Ypeople’s sister organisation YWCA Scotland - The Young Women's Movement, looked after the digital channels at Ypeople for the month of March. Here she shares some thoughts on how homelessness is a feminist issue. 

Published 24 April 2020

Queens Cross delivers 700 Easter eggs to local children

Queens Cross Housing Association brought some Easter holiday cheer to children in north-west Glasgow thanks to a generous donation of Easter eggs.

Published 17 April 2020

Janet Haugh: Amidst the challenges there is much cause for hope

Ypeople CEO Janet Haugh gives an update on the charity’s continuing work.

Published 24 March 2020

Ypeople thanks champion fundraisers Yellowcom

Ypeople has extended its thanks to integrated business telephone systems provider Yellowcom which has once again been championing the homelessness charity and fundraising on its behalf.

Published 18 February 2020

Potential alliance partners revealed for £187m plan to end homelessness in Glasgow

Glasgow City Council has revealed the potential partners for its pioneering Alliance to End Homelessness with councillors set to approve the preferred bidders next week.

Published 31 January 2020

Ypeople meets First Minister to celebrate intandem

Young people from a pioneering mentoring service delivered by Ypeople were among a group invited to meet with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at a special event to celebrate the intandem programme’s success.

Published 23 January 2020

Ypeople takes part in Street Cones workshop

A team from homelessness charity Ypeople were invited to participate in Street Cones' 'The Road to Change' workshop last month.

Published 14 January 2020

Ypeople appoints Janet Haugh as new chief executive officer

Janet Haugh has been appointed as the new chief executive officer at care and wellbeing charity Ypeople.

Published 22 October 2019

Ypeople walks the West Highland Way

Last month staff and young people from Ypeople set out to walk the West Highland Way.

Published 27 September 2019

Lottery funding provided to Homes for Good

Homes for Good (HFG) have been awarded £2.4 million in funding from The National Lottery Community Fund.

Published 16 September 2019