Glasgow's Winter Night Shelter will open on December 1st this year with a change of name and a new location. Now known as the Overnight Welcome Centre, the emergency accommodation for people at risk of rough sleeping in winter will be provided in a Glasgow hotel, rather than in Lodging Housing Missi
The calm efficiency and first-class service that guests of a modern, boutique hotel might reasonably expect is to be provided in a brand-new multi-agency advice and support hub for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Fitted out in cool colours, contemporary furniture and designer lig
Glasgow City Council is seeking views on a new draft strategy aimed at helping vulnerable people involved in street begging in the city. Public consultation on the document is underway and people are invited to study the strategy then contribute their views via the council's website.
A new strategy which outlines measures to help people involved in street begging in Glasgow will go before councillors tomorrow ahead of public consultation. The draft strategy on Street Begging aims to improve the lives of people long term and help lift them out of poverty so they have no need to b
Charles Maasz, chief executive of Glasgow City Mission, reflects on the recent tragic events in Glasgow which saw a stabbing attack take place at the Park Inn Hotel. It is a fact that in Glasgow we are host to high numbers of people and communities who have fled all manner of situations from al
Night shelters and hotel rooms as a response to homelessness will be actively designed out over the next phase according to plans published today by a collective of 21 leading charities and academic sector organisations. This is the first in a series of Route Maps from the Everyone Home Collective t
People require homes, somewhere in which they feel secure and safe. It is not hard to grasp that not all accommodation is suitable to be called ‘home’. It is not the absence of housing stock so much as the quality of that stock, its location, and environment that is so crucial whe
More than 350 meals are being delivered individually to homeless people in Glasgow every day in what is believed to be the city’s largest co-ordinated mobilisation of food parcels by local charities and community groups.
A group of Rangers fans have raised around £60,000 for people experiencing homelessness in Glasgow after holding one of the Rangers Charity Foundation's Big Ibrox Sleep Outs at Govan stadium. Half of the money went towards the Glasgow City Mission's Winter Night Shelter.
Simon Community Scotland has teamed up with third sector organisations, businesses, Glasgow City Council and the city's Health & Social Care Partnership (GCHSCP) to launch a new alternative giving scheme for people involved in street begging.