Homeless Action Scotland

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With emergency legislation being passed in the Scottish Parliament this week, Homeless Action Scotland’s policy manager takes a quick look at what this means for the sector and some of the challenges services might face in the future. The Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill complements and supplements

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Homeless Action Scotland is conducting a survey to find out more about the workforce providing services to people experiencing homelessness. As the pressures and expectations involved in providing services to people experiencing homelessness increase, the charity wants to know more about the pr

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Homeless Action Scotland’s Garry Burns calls on individuals with lived experience to get involved with the Scottish Government’s homelessness consultations with a pledge to offer support to anyone who requires it. Homeless Action Scotland is the country’s membership organisation fo

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Scotland’s national membership charity for homelessness is to convene a conference in Glasgow today by calling for a “concerted and on-going national commitment” to end homelessness. The National Homeless Conference features over 150 delegates from across the homelessness spectrum including re

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Scotland’s homelessness membership organisation Homeless Action Scotland has called for a national audit of rough sleeping as it released new recommendations around health and multiple exclusion homelessness. The charity, which has voluntary organisations, local authorities and registered social l

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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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A group of 24 Scottish charities have come together to urge the UK government to stop the roll-out of the Universal Credit system in Scotland. A major change the benefits system, Universal Credit replaces six existing benefits with one, and is designed to make the benefits process easier. The govern

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Robert Aldridge Scotland’s national membership organisation for homelessness has announced a significant change as chief executive of almost 20 years Robert Aldridge retires from Homeless Action Scotland.

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