Homelessness



European project looks to Queens Cross Housing Association for youth homelessness lessons

A European project has turned to Queens Cross Housing Association to learn lessons in managing youth homelessness.

Published 8 October 2019

Cyrenians partners with Edinburgh Short Film Festival

Cyrenians has partnered with Edinburgh Short Film Festival and award-winning actor, writer and producer Jamie Robson to explore the power of film in affecting social change.

Published 8 October 2019

Name change reflects future direction for Homeless Network

The charity and membership body Homeless Network Scotland has today unveiled its new name and updated brand to reflect how it has evolved over the past decade.

Published 7 October 2019

Kingdom recruits first staff through Naumann Initiative

Kingdom Housing Association has recruited its first two members of staff through its innovative Naumann Initiative.

Published 4 October 2019

Preventing homelessness could start at primary school

Routinely talking to primary school children about homelessness could prevent such problems later in life, according to the Homeless Network.

Published 4 October 2019

Cyrenians delivers one million meals

The Edinburgh-based charity Cyrenians has successfully broken its target of delivering one million meals.

Published 4 October 2019

Glasgow City Council helps homeless people claim over £500,000 in benefits

Homeless people have been helped by Glasgow City Council to apply for more than £500,000 in benefits.

Published 3 October 2019

Scottish Women's Aid shares domestic abuse messages with First Minister

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon met with staff from Scottish Women's Aid on Tuesday and was presented with more than 100 messages from the public about domestic abuse.

Published 3 October 2019

Anderson Strathern in legal first with World's Big Sleep Out

Anderson Strathern has marked a global first by becoming the first law firm to sign up for The World’s Big Sleep Out.

Published 3 October 2019

Shelter Scotland begins court action against Glasgow City Council

Shelter Scotland’s bid for a judicial review into Glasgow City Council’s “unlawful practice of denying homeless people temporary accommodation” will begin today.

Published 2 October 2019

Bethany worker reveals his journey out of addiction

Joe McCormack was always meant to work at Bethany Christian Trust. Even at the height of his own addiction; he knew there was something more being asked of him.

Published 1 October 2019

Social Bite enters into first retail partnership with Scotmid

The Edinburgh-based social enterprise Social Bite has entered into its first retail partnership with Scotmid.

Published 1 October 2019

Doug Gibson: Housing First going strong

Doug Gibson from the Homeless Network reports from the third Housing First Connect event which was held in Dundee earlier this month.

Published 30 September 2019

Paul Stevenson: Homelessness prevention - widening the focus by going upstream

After working for more than a decade in homelessness accommodation and addiction recovery centres in Scotland, India and Nepal; Bethany Christian Trust’s Paul Stevenson turned his focus upstream to Homelessness prevention

Published 30 September 2019

Ypeople walks the West Highland Way

Last month staff and young people from Ypeople set out to walk the West Highland Way.

Published 27 September 2019