Homelessness

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Dundee City Council and its partners are making good progress with the implementation of the Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan to address homelessness in Dundee, according to an update report to be considered by councillors today. The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown, at the end of Year 1 of the 5 Year

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The Highland Council has received funding to provide financial help for tenants in social housing and the private sector at risk of becoming homeless after falling behind with rent payments during the pandemic. The Tenant Grant Fund is in addition to services already available for those struggling w

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An online event for local authorities and partners on Thursday 25 November will set out plans for a new ‘check-up’ process that will support the rollout of Housing First in Scotland. Activity will be coordinated by a nationwide policy and practice network supported by a strategic partner

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People from EU countries living in Britain are nearly three times more likely to experience rough sleeping than the general adult population and are twice as likely to experience homelessness overall because they struggle to access support, new research from homelessness charity Crisis has revealed.

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Shelter Scotland has launched blueprints for each of Scotland’s four largest cities that outline the actions that need to be taken in order to end the country's housing emergency. The housing and homelessness charity worked alongside individuals with lived experience, housing rights activists,

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Funding to help people struggling financially and to ensure nobody is faced with rough sleeping this winter is part of a new £41 million support package from the Scottish Government. The Winter Support Fund will help those on low incomes, children and people at risk of homelessness against a b

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Scottish homelessness charity Bethany Christian Trust is asking festive shoppers to help people without a home this winter by purchasing a Caring Christmas Tree. Adding festive warmth to their home with a Caring Christmas Tree helps to bring much needed care and support to some of Scotland’s m

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Neptune Energy is to donate products and clothing to homelessness charity Aberdeen Cyrenians. The energy firm has announced it is working with Sheltersuit UK, a non-profit organisation that creates products to protect homeless people from the elements, to help 350 people across the UK to stay w

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Scotland’s progress in ending homelessness over the past year has been summarised in a report to Parliament from the Scottish Government and COSLA. The annual report outlines progress by national government, local government and third sector partners against the Ending homelessness t

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