Homelessness

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Aberdeen Cyrenians has announced that it is expanding its volunteering services. The new project starting next month will see street-based volunteers teamed up with support staff to build trusted relationships and enable those with difficulty accessing support, to get the help they need.

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Aberdeen Cyrenians has launched a new style of letting agency based on private social letting and the Housing First principles. By providing greater levels of support for both landlords in the private rental sector and prospective tenants, Settled: Homes for All aims to reduce two key issu

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John Kerr, housing development and homelessness manager at West Dunbartonshire Council and a member of CIH Scotland’s Board, discusses what can be done to end youth homelessness in Scotland. As we emerge from the darkness of the pandemic into the ‘new normal’ most commentary is con

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A plan to demolish an empty block of flats at St Ninians to build eight new cottage flats has been conditionally approved by Stirling Council. The local authority revealed plans last year to redevelop the derelict site at 24 Glasgow Road into new one and two-bedroom flats.

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Homeless Network Scotland’s Martin Gavin highlights an opportunity to work in the Scottish Government Homelessness Unit, along with a chance to join All In For Change and ensure the voice of lived experience remains loud and present in homelessness policy. During a question & answer sessio

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Members of the Highland Council's housing and property committee had the chance yesterday to look at the progress made to implement the council's Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan aimed at tackling homelessness. Throughout the Covid pandemic, the council’s housing team have responded to the chal

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The publication of the first Impact Report produced by the Everyone Home Collective this week marks a year since people and organisations that are concerned about homelessness in Scotland came together to create a platform to connect, to gather evidence, set priorities and assemble the right people

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Simon Community Scotland, a charity that helps people experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Central Scotland, has received £5 million of social investment from Social and Sustainable Capital (SASC) to purchase homes to help vulnerable people move away f

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Following a report in which Marie Curie calls for more palliative care support for those experiencing homelessness and terminal illness, Ellie Wagstaff outlines the main issues and the charity's recommendations. Homelessness has traditionally been a bleak picture in Scotland over the years. This has

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