Homeless Network Scotland

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Introducing Homeless Network Scotland's annual conference, which takes place later this month, the charity's head of external relations Martin Gavin highlights one event which tackles the politics of homelessness policy. Across the world, huge resources are deployed to try to understand an

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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.

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Scotland’s Housing First Pathfinder has created more than 300 tenancies with an additional 50 added since April, a monitoring report released today has revealed.

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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

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Homeless Network Scotland recently made over 1,000 cash payments of £100 to people affected by homelessness, thanks to the Scottish Government’s Wellbeing Fund, supported by SCVO and the Hunter Foundation. The one-off payment was available to households in temporary homelessness accommod

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Services supporting people experiencing or at risk of homelessness in Scotland’s biggest city will be transformed as the new Glasgow Alliance to End Homelessness takes the lead role in co-ordinating services and prevention work. One of the most important parts of the approach to many is that i

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Today, 21 third sector organisations that care about ending homelessness in Scotland, known collectively as Everyone Home, (SHN 21/05/20) publish their first route-map to help guide the sector out of lockdown and the emergency measures put in place during March to accommodate people sleeping outside

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The combined data on the Housing First Scotland Pathfinder programme is now available covering both April and May, when housing allocations all but stopped. Significant additional pressure across the public and charity sectors, including organisations delivering support to tenants, has been on a sca

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This week, Kevin Stewart MSP, Scotland’s housing minister, along with senior Scottish Government officials, had the opportunity to meet via video link four members of All in For Change, people with their own lived experience of homelessness. Homeless Network Scotland’s change lead M

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Nineteen influential charity sector organisations working to end homelessness will present a joint plan to the Scottish Government today based around three key asks that experts and academics believe could permanently end rough sleeping and destitution in Scotland as the country emerges from the pan

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