Homelessness

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More than 200 Guides, Rangers, Young Leaders and adult volunteers gave up their beds to sleep outside in the grounds of George Heriot’s School in October to raise money to help people in Scotland who are experiencing homelessness. Since then, they have raised an amazing £21,000.

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Almost 60 people could be sleeping rough across Edinburgh and Glasgow in the run-up to Christmas, according to Simon Community Scotland (SCS) which has called for urgent support from businesses to raise £200,000 to help them provide safe places and support.

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Surplus funds resulting from the winding up of one of Scotland's oldest charities have been passed on to the Rock Trust to go towards the prevention of youth homelessness. At the request of Balnacraig School's board of directors, the liquidator Shona Campbell has passed £887,489.39 to the

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The Christmas elves at Dogs Trust, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity, are busy getting ready to spread Christmas cheer across Scotland by delivering gifts to the canine companions of people experiencing homelessness. Every Christmas, through its Together Through Homelessness scheme, Dogs Tr

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A temporary accommodation unit in East Kilbride set for closure after being deemed unsuitable to meet long-term temporary accommodation needs has now closed. Lindsay House has provided safe and welcoming accommodation for a variety of service users since even before South Lanarkshire Council was cre

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Aberdeen Cyrenians, the north-east charity that aims to eradicate social exclusion, has landed a unique opportunity to swell its funds - just as demand for its services reaches a critical level. However, Aberdeen Cyrenians faces a race against time to capitalise on the pre-Christmas cash boost, and

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An estimated 244 people died while homeless in Scotland in 2022, according to new figures from National Records of Scotland.

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Scottish homelessness charity Bethany Christian Trust is taking part in the 2023 Big Give Christmas Challenge, with donations doubled for one whole week thanks to match funding. All donations go towards providing access to emergency assistance and accommodation at the Rapid Re-accommodation Welcome

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