Homelessness

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North-east social inclusion charity Aberdeen Cyrenians has appointed Donna Hutchison as its chief executive officer (CEO). Donna joined the organisation in 2022 as head of corporate and business services and, with a passion for social justice, has been working closely with key stakeholders to raise

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A study into the impact of Scottish charity Right There has revealed it generates over £300 million of savings every year for the public purse, through its unique approach to preventing and tackling homelessness. As Scotland’s national housing crisis deepens, the report, entitled “

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Col. Sylvia Hinton, secretary for Scotland with The Salvation Army, provides insight into the charity's new report that champions access to addiction and mental health support to prevent repeat homelessness. It is said that when our founder William Booth saw men sleeping under the bridges of Lo

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A homelessness charity has ended its contract with the City of Edinburgh Council to provide critical housing in three locations for some of the city’s most vulnerable residents. The project run by Right There provides two accommodation units in Pilton and one in Broomhouse, supportin

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Kieran Findlay and Jimmy Black put the Holyrood turmoil to one side and continue their exploration of various elements of the Scottish Government’s new Housing Bill with a look at proposed new homelessness prevention measures. The legislation will introduce an ‘ask and act’ duty on

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An innovative housing and employability scheme for young people has delivered brand new social housing for affordable rent in Perth city centre. Perth and Kinross Council and youth homelessness charity Rock Trust this week unveiled four newly refurbished one-bed flats for young people under EveryYou

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A young woman presented to Govan Law Centre’s Women’s Rights Project as an emergency referral as she was struggling in B&B interim accommodation provided by Glasgow City Council has been provided with a furnished tenancy. The woman and her partner had been placed in B&B accommoda

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Efforts to boost affordable housing supply by acquiring properties to bring into use for affordable housing and help reduce homelessness will be given an £80 million uplift over the next two years, the Scottish Government has announced.

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South Lanarkshire Council has granted permission to homelessness charity Social Bite for the next of its proposed village projects in Rutherglen. To be situated on a brownfield site on Harriet Street, the village will consist of 15 modern, sustainable modular homes, known as Nest houses, a

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