Homelessness

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Bethany Christian Trust has been nominated by the Souter Charitable Trust for The Christian Funders’ Forum Showcase Award. The showcase will be held at the House of Lords in London on 10 October 2024. The Connect to Community service has been nominated as one of the most pioneering and impactf

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A new free eye care clinic for people experiencing homelessness opened this week at Crisis Skylight Centre in Edinburgh, the first such clinic outside of England. The clinic, run by eye health charity Vision Care for Homeless People (VCHP), will operate from the new Wellness Floor at the Skylight in

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Housing minister Paul McLennan will today outline measures in the Housing Bill aimed at preventing domestic abuse survivors from becoming homeless. He will tell the Scottish Parliament’s Social Justice and Social Security committee that the legislation, if passed, would require all social land

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ESPC has announced that it will dedicate its charity fundraising efforts to the Scottish youth homelessness charity Rock Trust for its 2024/25 business year. Rock Trust aims to end youth homelessness in Scotland by ensuring that every young person can access specific services to assist them in avoid

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More than one in five people in the UK fear they or someone they know could be homeless in the next 12 months and 77% of the population want the Government to support the building of more social homes to address the issue, according to a new study.

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North-east social inclusion charity Aberdeen Cyrenians has appointed Donna Hutchison as its chief executive officer (CEO). Donna joined the organisation in 2022 as head of corporate and business services and, with a passion for social justice, has been working closely with key stakeholders to raise

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A study into the impact of Scottish charity Right There has revealed it generates over £300 million of savings every year for the public purse, through its unique approach to preventing and tackling homelessness. As Scotland’s national housing crisis deepens, the report, entitled “

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A homelessness charity has ended its contract with the City of Edinburgh Council to provide critical housing in three locations for some of the city’s most vulnerable residents. The project run by Right There provides two accommodation units in Pilton and one in Broomhouse, supportin

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