Homeless Network Scotland

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Josh Littlejohn MBE launching last year's sleep out event Five projects that will aim to help hundreds of homeless people across five cities in Scotland off the streets and into a secure tenancy with support have been awarded the first wave of support from the Housing First Scotland Fund.

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Scotland is in the spotlight today as nearly 250 people gather at the Albert Halls in Stirling for the Housing First Scotland conference. To be opened by Kevin Stewart MSP, minister for local government and housing, the day will hear how Scotland has now placed Housing First firmly at the heart of a

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Doug Gibson Doug Gibson from the Glasgow Homelessness Network (GHN) reflects on Housing First in anticipation of today’s major conference.

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A major Hackathon will take place in Glasgow across the weekend of April 13-15 designed to find practical ways of tackling the homeless situation in Scotland’s major cities. The event will aim to be a spark for innovative solutions including apps, websites and other digital platforms.

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The new Centre for Homelessness Impact's Shadow Supervisory Board A new sector led centre to tackle homelessness through evidence-based solutions is set to formally launch in spring 2018 after Crisis and Glasgow Homelessness Network (GHN) successfully secured funding from a philanthropist and backin

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A social enterprise hosted by Glasgow Homelessness Network has launched a new initiative that will get behind local people who want to make sure their area is ready for community budgeting. Everyone in Scotland will soon have more say on how local funds are used, with at least 1% of local government

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The Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group A panel of homelessness experts from across Scotland met for the first time on Thursday as work to address the challenges of rough sleeping, and how temporary accommodation can best be utilised, officially got underway.

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National charity for homeless people Crisis is running a major consultation as part of its 50th anniversary year to develop a plan to end homelessness. The plan will be informed by gathering the evidence and opinions of those who know homelessness and related issues best – the people who have expe

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The Scottish minister for local government and housing Kevin Stewart MSP has backed calls from Crisis and Glasgow Homelessness Network (GHN) for a new sector led centre to tackle homelessness through evidence-based solutions. The proposed centre will build on Scotland's international reputation for

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Glasgow Homelessness Network is to receive a share of a new £150,000 fund to help homeless people - or those at risk of homelessness - to rent a home. The Help-To-Rent funding programme has been commissioned by Crisis, the national charity for homeless people, and will support the five projects to

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A new initiative offering formerly homeless people the chance to volunteer at the 2016 Homeless World Cup has scored a Big Lottery Fund grant of £343,353. Aiming to create a lasting legacy from July’s Homeless World Cup, the Glasgow Life led project will recruit and train 200 people to volunteer

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Six of the seven successful Keys to Learn students with their certificates of achievement along with representatives of Routes to Work Ltd, North Lanarkshire Council, New College Lanarkshire and Reeltime Music Seven proud young people from Motherwell and Wishaw are the first to complete a pioneering

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The Scottish Campaign on Welfare Reform (SCoWR) has written to political candidates across Scotland to ask them to commit to using new powers to create a fairer social security system. Set up in 2006 to highlight the concerns of a diverse coalition of organisations in Scotland about the UK governmen

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