Maggie Brunjes, chief executive of Homeless Network Scotland, on why we must commit to making it easier to end homelessness in Scotland.
Homeless Network Scotland
The ‘Housing First’ Pathfinder programme transformed the way some of the most vulnerable people experiencing homelessness are supported across Scotland, a new independent report has found.
On World Homeless Day (10 October 2022), people who play a role in their local community are being urged to ‘think global - act local’ to make sure everyone in Scotland has a safe place to call home. The call coincides with the launch of findings from a test-of-change programme exploring
A collection of insights into homelessness in Scotland has been published to mark the 10-year anniversary of the 2012 commitment which had set Scotland apart internationally in how seriously it took the task of ending homelessness. The 2012 commitment was the result of legislation passed by the Scot
David Kidd is an improvement lead with Homeless Network Scotland and a member of the Glasgow Alliance to End Homelessness’ management team. Here he provides an update on the work being prioritised to ensure that people with diverse and direct experiences of homelessness have an equal decision
Grant Campbell has been appointed as Homeless Network Scotland's new head of partnerships and consulting, which is a newly created post to support a diverse network in Scotland to connect, learn and act on homelessness together. Mr Campbell joins Homeless Network Scotland from Crisis where he w
Leilani Farha, former UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Housing, will visit Scotland in autumn to provide a keynote at Homeless Network Scotland’s annual conference. Ms Farha is global director of The Shift, an international movement to secure the right to housing which works with multi-le
A final report from the Scottish Government’s Drug Deaths Taskforce has highlighted the holistic approach used by Housing First as a model for the provision of future services in other areas.
A revised and updated version of the National Framework for Housing First has been published today.
Scotland’s Housing First Conference takes place on Thursday 31 March in person once again and highlights conditions needed across health, housing, justice and social care to ensure that Housing First is successful as it scales up in most Scottish council areas. Firmly established as national p
Scotland’s Housing First Conference on 31 March, taking place in person once again after two years online, will consider how a ‘no evictions into homelessness’ approach could work for tenants and landlords – and if it could be woven through the future Scottish rental strategy
Shelter Scotland’s deputy director Gordon MacRae and Martin Gavin, improvement lead at Homeless Network Scotland, join Jimmy Black and Kieran Findlay to discuss the present homelessness situation in Scotland.
Taking place in person once again after two years online, the annual Housing First Conference on March 31 will hear that Housing First is ‘Here to Stay’ in Scotland, which is also the title of the one-day event at Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) – now open for book
Scottish homelessness charities have joined a host of third sector organisations across the country to declare their opposition to the UK Government’s Nationality and Borders Bill.
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