Iain Gordon, Chief Executive of Bethany Christian Trust and Chair of SHAPE:
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
Homeless Action Scotland CEO Robert Aldridge talks to Scottish Housing News about the particular challenges faced by young people who are homeless. One of your main areas of focus is to raise the profile of youth housing issues, are there particular homelessness challenges faced by young p
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
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.
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.
Scottish Churches Housing Action (SCHA) works under the slogan no room for homelessness!
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
South Ayrshire has a shortage of bedsits, studios and one-bedroom units, and landlords are uncomfortable with joint tenancies, according to a homelessness charity operating in the area.
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.
You operate in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Angus. Do the demographics differ in the issues that cause homelessness? Availability of suitable housing and prevention are key to dealing with the causes of homelessness. The level of preventative work required depends upon the nature of the underlying cause o
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
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
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
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.