Homelessness

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Scottish youth homelessness charity Rock Trust urgently need more volunteer hosts as part of their life-changing Nightstop project. Nightstop is a community hosting service that provides a safe place to stay for young people aged 16 to 25 who are at risk of homelessness. Hosts offer their spare room

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On World Homeless Day (10 October 2022), people who play a role in their local community are being urged to ‘think global - act local’ to make sure everyone in Scotland has a safe place to call home. The call coincides with the launch of findings from a test-of-change programme exploring

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West Lothian Council has approved plans to purchase 30 private properties which will be converted into 60 temporary sharing spaces. The sharing spaces will be used to provide temporary accommodation for local people in need of emergency or temporary housing.

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Homeless Project Scotland (HPS), the charity which operates Scotland's busiest outdoor soup kitchen, has called for help to find a building as winter approaches. The charity runs a soup kitchen under a bridge in central Glasgow three nights a week, serving hundreds of meals to people experiencing ho

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People who identify as LGBTQ+ in Britain are more likely to experience homelessness than their peers, but little is known about instances and experiences of homelessness among the LGBTQ+ community, according to a new report. A new publication from the Centre for Homelessness Impact looks at sex

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Dundee City Council and its partners have delivered a successful third year of its Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan to address homelessness, according to an updated report considered by councillors. The Covid-19 pandemic occurred just before the end of Year 1 and has had a significant impact on homel

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Housing leaders from across the West of Scotland Housing Options Hub met together recently to review progress and plan for the future. After an urgent period of fortnightly collaboration at the height of the pandemic, it is the new backdrop of a cost-of-living crisis impacting on homelessness, along

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David Kidd is an improvement lead with Homeless Network Scotland and a member of the Glasgow Alliance to End Homelessness’ management team. Here he provides an update on the work being prioritised to ensure that people with diverse and direct experiences of homelessness have an equal decision

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The leader of Dundee City Council has encouraged people to “come out in their droves” to support the teams taking part in the Street Soccer Nations Cup. Councillor John Alexander was speaking as Street Soccer Scotland announced the 16 players that will make up the Team Scotland squad at

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Mark Cairney, Glasgow Homelessness Involvement & Feedback Team (GHIFT) member and the latest addition to the Leadership Team of the Glasgow Alliance to End Homelessness, reflects on the opportunity and creativity in the organisation's Frontline Forum. WHEN – Seeing the Workforce as People

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Grant Campbell has been appointed as Homeless Network Scotland's new head of partnerships and consulting, which is a newly created post to support a diverse network in Scotland to connect, learn and act on homelessness together. Mr Campbell joins Homeless Network Scotland from Crisis where he w

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Jack Rillie is the man charged with leading a new Alliance which aims to eradicate homelessness by 2030. According to Jack, if the same service providers are delivering the same services in 8 years time as they do at the moment then he'll have "monumentally failed" in his job. Only a few days into h

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