The minister with special responsibility for refugees from Ukraine Neil Gray visited council properties in Aberdeen that are being brought back into use to help support those fleeing conflict in Ukraine. Aberdeen City Council secured £6.15 million from the Scottish Government’s Longer Te
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A year on from the launch of the Scottish Government’s Super Sponsorship Scheme, thousands of people displaced from Ukraine are still living in temporary accommodation in Scotland, according to a report from the British Red Cross.
West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA) has successfully secured £449,805 in funding to provide much-needed housing for Ukrainian people displaced by the tragic war.
Families from Ukraine have moved into two tower blocks following an intensive reinstatement programme by North Lanarkshire Council.
Angus Council is being asked to participate in a Scottish Government pilot to provide short-term modular accommodation for people from Ukraine, displaced due to the ongoing conflict in their home country. The proposal could see Angus selected by Ministers as one of a small number of pilot areas in S
The efforts of hundreds of people who have worked together in Edinburgh to support more than 10,000 people fleeing war in Ukraine have been honoured at the Scottish Public Service Awards. The Community Award accolade was announced in the Scottish Parliament this week and presented to City of Edinbur
People across Scotland are being asked to consider if they could open their homes and unoccupied properties to displaced people from Ukraine as part of two new campaigns to find new hosts.
Approximately 10,000 people fleeing war in Ukraine have been safely received through Edinburgh’s Welcome Hub – seven months since the centre opened to coordinate the city’s refugee support. As families settle and integrate into their new home, one place which has provided a social
Up to 500 empty council properties are to be renovated to help house people fleeing global conflict. Aberdeen City Council is to spend £6.15 million bringing buildings back into use as part of a nationwide effort to accommodate people displaced by war in Ukraine.
Displaced people from Ukraine will be supported to make choices about their future while living in Scotland. Following a review of the Scottish Government’s Super Sponsor Scheme, which was paused in July, a paper has been published giving details of the work undertaken by the review.
North Ayrshire Council has been awarded funding through the Scottish Government’s Ukraine Longer-Term Resettlement Fund to refurbish properties to be used on an interim basis by people who have fled the conflict in Ukraine. Through the fund, up to £50 million has been made available to c
Refugees and asylum seekers unfamiliar with using energy in the UK are receiving new support thanks to the Empowered by Energy partnership.
Delighted new tenants are moving into 22 redeveloped homes in Greenock – after Blackwood transformed a failing care home. The revamped MacLehose Court building on Eldon Road includes much-needed new accessible properties which will enable people with a range of mobility issues to live more ind
Councils and Registered Social Landlords will be able to apply for Scottish Government funding to bring properties into use and increase the supply of housing for those fleeing the conflict in Ukraine. Through the Ukraine Longer Term Resettlement Fund, up to £50 million of funding will be made
Six months since the beginning of the Homes for Ukraine scheme, Robina Qureshi, CEO of Positive Action in Housing, a refugee homelessness charity which began the Room for Refugees Network in 2002, argues that the initiative has corrupted the concept of refugee hosting. The Homes for Ukrain