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Homeless Action Scotland CEO Robert Aldridge talks to Scottish Housing News about the organisation's focus on rough sleeping. Those who are rough sleeping are exposed to a level of vulnerability that thankfully most of us will never face. People who rough sleep are vulnerable to being urinated on, r

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A unique partnership project set up by Dunedin Canmore Group and Edinburgh based homelessness charity Four Square, equips vulnerable homeless young people aged 16-21 years with confidence and skills that enable them to address personal issues, take up employment & education opportunities, and im

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Glasgow City Mission has been showing practical Christian Care to those trapped in poverty since 1826. They serve those who are homeless and marginalised in Glasgow City Centre, plus the children and families of Govan through their Child & Family Centre.

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By Grant Campbell, chief executive at Glasgow City Mission We’re exactly half way through the delivery of this year’s Glasgow Winter Night Shelter. December was wet and horrible, January looks like it’s going to be wet, cold and horrible.

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SeAscape is the shortened “user friendly” name for our charity – South Ayrshire Escape from Homelessness Limited. Since 1999 we have been helping people in South Ayrshire who are homeless or in housing need. We started by providing a rent deposit guarantee scheme – this helps people who need

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Gowrie Care is a registered charity who aim to improve the quality of the life of everyone we work with. We work throughout Scotland, offer varying levels of support to people in different settings, but in each case we are there to make a difference to people and support them to live their life.

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Hello my name is William Young and I am staying at South Fort Street in Edinburgh. I want to let you know a bit about me, I am 42 years old and I have been homeless from 18 years old. I have had my own places and been married for 10 years but all that ended and I became homeless. I have been in a lo

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In a guest blog for Shelter Scotland, Beth Reid, policy manager (Scotland) for Crisis, the national charity for single homeless people, tells of how a shared private tenancy may not be the most obvious option for a single person facing homelessness, but it can offer a workable solution. While shared

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In her guest blog for Shelter Scotland, Anna Evans (of Anna Evans Housing Consultancy), offers some insights into homelessness and complex needs from around the UK. A comprehensive study on homelessness in Glasgow led by Anna Evans Housing Consultancy has provided valuable insights from local author

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Here are three beautiful portraits which were done by the Kidz Klub at ANCHO about three years ago with the help of a local artist David Reid.

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As Scotland’s housing professionals gather in Glasgow for CIH Scotland’s annual conference and exhibition, making the case for housing means highlighting its impact on the economy, health, education and social mobility says head of policy and public affairs David Ogilvie. As BBC Radio Scotland p

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Who's heard of the Fleming Trust? It's probably the best funded landlord in Scotland, with no debt and all its houses up to the Scottish Housing Quality Standard. Voids are low, arrears are relatively low, and the Trust is now ready to build new homes for the first time in decades. The Fleming Trust

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