Homelessness

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The Centre For Homelessness Impact (CHI) has forged a new partnership with Comic Relief to accelerate its work to bring a ‘what works’ approach to ending homelessness in more communities across the United Kingdom. Comic Relief will put £600,000 towards the partnership over a three-

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Orkney Islands Council is facing significant challenges to permanently rehome households after a major rise in the number of people affected by homelessness during the pandemic. Councillors on the local authority’s education, leisure and housing committee were presented with a r

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More than 135,000 of the households in England who experienced or were at risk of homelessness during much of the pandemic also had other support needs, new UK Government statistics have revealed. The statistics show that from April 2020 – March 202

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Martin Gavin from Homeless Network Scotland takes a closer look at the housing and homelessness elements in the Programme for Government, published on Tuesday. ‘A Fairer, Greener Scotland’ declares the bold white typeface set against blue sky in the striking cover photograph for the 2021

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Three Scottish soldiers have cycled over one thousand miles to raise funds for the homeless veterans charity, Scottish Veterans Residences (SVR). Leuchars-based Staff Sergeant Billy Henderson along with Inverness Army recruitment colleague Colour Sergeant Alfie Macdonald, and Dundee-based Sergeant L

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Fife Council has granted a not-for-profit company planning permission to turn a former hotel in Leslie into homeless accommodation. New Hope Community House Ltd had applied to transform the 15-bedroom Greenside Hotel into a new type of residential care facility that will provide treatment and c

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South Ayrshire Council has launched a new lettings agency to ensure everyone can access better housing. Through its 'Your Choice' social lettings agency, the council's focus is to help those on low incomes or people who have experienced homelessness. This fits in with its wider programme to reduce a

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Homeless Network Scotland hosted a webinar on Housing First and Harm Reduction this week to mark International Overdose Awareness Day. By bringing together a range of contributors from third sector, Health and Social Care Partnerships, the NHS and the Scottish Government, the webinar offered an oppo

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The Chain Gain team at law firm Anderson Strathern are taking part in Social Bite’s 60-mile cycling challenge from Glasgow to Edinburgh taking place on September 5 in support of the charity's mission of ending homelessness and build two new Social Bite Villages.

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A new Housing First Pilot Project has been launched in Dumfries. The Housing First concept offers permanent accommodation to the most vulnerable and complexly disadvantaged people as quickly as possible and provides ongoing support to help them recover from any needs they may have, such as mental he

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