Homeless Network Scotland



Aberdeen Cyrenians issues urgent appeal to oil and gas sector for PPE

Organisations providing services to people who are homeless urgently require personal protective equipment (PPE) to ensure their staff can safely look after those in their care – this is the message from one charity in the North East that has approached the local oil and gas sector for help.

Published 1 April 2020

Scottish Housing News joins forces with Homeless Network Scotland

Homeless Network Scotland is partnering with Scottish Housing News to collect and share the experiences and challenges faced by its members, the wider homelessness sector and people confronted directly with homelessness during the COVID-19 crisis. In response to the emergency, Homeless Network Scotland is offering free membership to organisations and individuals. Their head of external relations, Martin Gavin, joins our team temporarily from today as a special correspondent on homelessness.

Published 25 March 2020

Homelessness charities call on governments to meet urgent need to protect rough sleepers

Leading homelessness charities have written to national and UK governments seeking urgent support for people facing homelessness to be able to protect themselves from COVID-19.

Published 19 March 2020

Minister told of ‘beginning of the end’ for old way of tackling homelessness

Members of Scotland’s new team to tackle homelessness and its causes updated the minister for local government, housing and planning, Kevin Stewart MSP, last week on their work so far, signalling the beginning of the end for traditional responses to homelessness in Scotland.

Published 16 March 2020

Homeless Network Scotland hosts rough sleeping summit in Glasgow

Homeless Network Scotland has hosted a networking event focused on rough sleeping at Glasgow City Chambers.

Published 27 February 2020

Homeless Network Scotland: Homelessness system broken 'beyond repair'

Preventing homelessness will not be possible until the current system is replaced with a fairer, more effective and accessible one, according to charity Homeless Network Scotland.

Published 19 December 2019

‘All In For Change’ launch heralds new approach to tackling homelessness in Scotland

A brand-new approach to tackling homelessness in Scotland was marked in Edinburgh this week as 'All In For Change’ held its first meeting.

Published 11 December 2019

International reaction as Housing First in Scotland passes 150 tenancy milestone

Scotland’s Housing First Pathfinder has reached another milestone with the creation of more than 150 tenancies, a monitoring report released today has revealed.

Published 19 November 2019

Blog: Ending homelessness in Scotland – are you all in for change?

Celeste, a volunteer with Homeless Network Scotland, highlights the new ‘All In for Change’ project that the charity is working on with its partners ahead of the first drop-in session next week.

Published 12 November 2019

Name change reflects future direction for Homeless Network

The charity and membership body Homeless Network Scotland has today unveiled its new name and updated brand to reflect how it has evolved over the past decade.

Published 7 October 2019