Homeless Network Scotland

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Scotland’s annual conference looking in detail at the causes of and solutions to homelessness takes place from 5 – 7 October, presented by Homeless Network Scotland. This year’s theme is choice, covering topics from the housing we want to live in, to the area we want to settle and

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Professor Ruth Chang is chair and professor of jurisprudence at the University of Oxford and a professorial fellow at University College, Oxford. Professor Chang will speak at this year’s Scottish Homelessness Conference this Thursday 7 October, day three of the event, about choice and commitm

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Scotland’s annual conference looking in detail at the causes of and solutions to homelessness takes place next week from 5 – 7 October. The theme of choice runs through this year’s varied programme covering topics from the housing we want to live in, to the area we want to settle a

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Martin Gavin from Homeless Network Scotland takes a closer look at the housing and homelessness elements in the Programme for Government, published on Tuesday. ‘A Fairer, Greener Scotland’ declares the bold white typeface set against blue sky in the striking cover photograph for the 2021

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Homeless Network Scotland hosted a webinar on Housing First and Harm Reduction this week to mark International Overdose Awareness Day. By bringing together a range of contributors from third sector, Health and Social Care Partnerships, the NHS and the Scottish Government, the webinar offered an oppo

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The latest Impact Report from Homeless Network Scotland has highlighted a busy first half of 2021 for the organisation including hosting the sector’s largest gatherings online, expansion of All In For Change – Scotland’s lived experience experts – and consolidation

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Homeless Network Scotland’s Martin Gavin highlights an opportunity to work in the Scottish Government Homelessness Unit, along with a chance to join All In For Change and ensure the voice of lived experience remains loud and present in homelessness policy. During a question & answer sessio

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The publication of the first Impact Report produced by the Everyone Home Collective this week marks a year since people and organisations that are concerned about homelessness in Scotland came together to create a platform to connect, to gather evidence, set priorities and assemble the right people

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Homeless Network Scotland helps grow the policy and system change needed to resolve homelessness in Scotland. It connects people and places, learning from evidence and shared experiences and acting on what works and what matters. Chief executive, Maggie Brünjes, with an open letter to the

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Scotland’s Housing First Pathfinder has created more than 500 tenancies with the addition of 25 added in April, a monitoring report released today has shown.

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A new national framework for organisations and sectors starting or scaling up Housing First in Scotland has been launched at Scotland’s Housing First conference.  Titled Branching Out, the 100-page guide endorsed by the Scottish Government and COSLA lends its name to the online

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Having gained cross-party support for Housing First in Scotland, Homeless Network Scotland is looking ahead to an online conference taking place next week which will focus on the roll-out of the policy across most council areas from April.

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Beginning in late 2019, the Scotland Prevention Review Group has taken forward the work of the Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group (HARSAG) and the subsequent Scottish Government / COSLA Ending Homelessness Together Action Plan, to recommend new legal duties on councils and public bodies to

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The first data on Scotland’s Housing First Pathfinder since the start of the year indicates the programme continued to scale up despite Covid restrictions. The total tenancies created by Scotland’s Housing First Pathfinder up to 31 December 2020 was 404, with an additional 22 added that

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