Homelessness

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People who are homeless in England are to be prioritised for the coronavirus vaccine after the UK Government accepted advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI). In a letter to secretary of state for health and social care Matt Hancock at the start of the month, the JCVI

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Olympian Sir Chris Hoy has teamed with up with Social Bite to launch a £1 million fundraising campaign which aims to replicate the charity's Granton village for homeless people in Glasgow and London. The six-time gold medal cyclist will take part in the Break The Cycle campaign, which is

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Thousands of Scottish people who are experiencing homelessness could become "trapped" between homelessness and unsuitable bed and breakfast accommodation, campaigners from The Salvation Army have warned. The Salvation Army Homelessness in Scotland report has revealed that local councils across Scotl

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Homelessness charity Simon Community Scotland is making a concerted effort to completely eliminate rough sleeping in Edinburgh, by providing bikes to its volunteer support teams, so they can see more people in any given period of time. By the charity's own estimations, rough sleeping in the cap

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A Scottish initiative to create jobs for people with experience of homelessness has achieved success in England. Speaking in a blog for the National Housing Federation, PA Housing chair Hattie Llewelyn-Davies said the Naumann Initiative, which was pioneered by Kingdom Housing Associat

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More than 200 people experiencing homelessness died during 2019 in Scotland, where the homeless death rate was higher than England and Wales. Experimental statistics published today by the National Records of Scotland (NRS) estimated that 216 people experiencing homelessness died in 2

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In a petition for judicial review of the City of Edinburgh Council’s decision to refuse a fresh homeless application, the Court of Session has held that the council acted unlawfully. Mr Dafaalla, represented by Shelter Scotland, is a 62-year-old refugee from Sudan. He had previously made a hom

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Beginning in late 2019, the Scotland Prevention Review Group has taken forward the work of the Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group (HARSAG) and the subsequent Scottish Government / COSLA Ending Homelessness Together Action Plan, to recommend new legal duties on councils and public bodies to

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Aberdeen Cyrenians, a North-East charity providing support to people affected by homelessness and other forms of social exclusion and crisis, is appealing for participants to step up and take on its Virtual Lego Walk challenge to help end homelessness. Lego walking has become increasingly popular in

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Hugh Andrews is living testimony to Wheatley Group’s commitment to tackle homelessness in Scotland. The 37-year-old had been homeless for 13 years before moving into a Wheatley home in Clydebank as part of the pioneering Housing First partnership.

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Kingdom Housing Association (KHA) has launched ‘Working Out of Homelessness’, the second phase of the Association’s groundbreaking Naumann Initiative to tackle homelessness and unemployment. Launched in 2019, The Naumann Initiative was aimed at breaking the vicious cycle of homeles

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