A new publication from the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) explores the concept of Housing First and the principles behind it and looks at how it is being put into practice across the UK and Ireland as a one of a range of approaches to tackling homelessness. Housing First offers permanent accom
Homeless Network Scotland
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.
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
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
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
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
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
Glasgow City Council received almost 5000 applications for homelessness assistance last year. And official statistics show that more than 400 people slept on the city streets the night before approaching the local authority, the Evening Times has reported.