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National homelessness charity Crisis is calling for dedicated volunteers to help bring its temporary centre in Edinburgh for homeless people to life this Christmas. A temporary Crisis at Christmas centre will be open in Edinburgh on Christmas Day and Boxing Day with centres also set to open across L

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Thousands of people in England are "trapped in a cycle of homelessness" due to a lack of affordable and accessible housing, homelessness charity Crisis has said. Its new research shows that 26,000 single people face homelessness on any given night in England, most of whom have very few support needs

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The Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group A panel of homelessness experts from across Scotland met for the first time on Thursday as work to address the challenges of rough sleeping, and how temporary accommodation can best be utilised, officially got underway.

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Ligia Teixeira A new bold ambition to end rough sleeping and dramatically reduce the use of temporary accommodation is a welcome and exciting development in Scotland. Ligia Teixeira reflects on how we can best ensure that vision is translated into reality.

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National charity for homeless people Crisis is running a major consultation as part of its 50th anniversary year to develop a plan to end homelessness. The plan will be informed by gathering the evidence and opinions of those who know homelessness and related issues best – the people who have expe

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A sharp increase of homelessness across England, which is costing the public purse more than £1 billion a year, is “likely to have been driven” by the government's welfare reforms, according to a damning report by the National Audit Office (NAO). The government spending watchdog said that homel

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Drygate Glasgow is holding a special event this month to raise money for homeless charities in our city. Musicians Against Homelessness will play a special gig at the venue on September 16 to provide funds for Crisis UK, as well as local homeless charity Simon Community Scotland.

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The Scottish Government has pledged to establish an expert group together with a £50 million fund with the aim of eradicating homelessness for good. Announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon as she delivered her Programme for Government for 2017/18 to the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday, the ‘En

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Cyrenians chief executive Ewan Aitken reflects on new homelessness research from Crisis. The recent report from the excellent Heriot Watt University commissioned by Crisis as part of their 50th year anniversary predicting a 50% plus rise in homelessness is shocking, but it comes as no surprise for m

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The number of people experiencing the worst forms of homelessness is expected to rise by 50% on current levels over next 25 years, according to a new report by Crisis. There are currently 11,800 people across Scotland either sleeping rough, staying in hostels, living in unsuitable temporary accommod

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Homelessness prevention could be ‘achievable’ for some of the most high-risk groups - care leavers, prison leavers and survivors of domestic abuse - within the next Parliament, according to an All-Party Parliamentary Group for Ending Homelessness (APPGEH) report. The APPGEH, set up with the supp

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