Homelessness

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Barratt Developments Scotland - which includes Barratt Homes, David Wilson Homes and Oregon Timber Frame Ltd – is donating £50,000 to charities fighting homelessness across Scotland. Five charities spanning the length and breadth of Scotland have received a share of the funds, which will

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Glasgow-based Kindness Homeless Street Team, founded by Laura McSorley, has received a helping hand from Cala Homes (West) after being awarded £1,500 as part of the homebuilder’s Community Bursary initiative. The organisation, known for its soup kitchen at George Square, also provides fo

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People threatened with homelessness should be able to get help earlier, up to six months before they are forced from their homes, new analysis from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) and homelessness charity Crisis has found. With the Scottish Government and COSLA’s joint consultation on homelessn

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Homelessness charity Social Bite has announced that its major fundraising event, Break the Cycle, will take place this year with Sir Chris Hoy on Sunday 4th September. The event is a cycling challenge from Glasgow to Edinburgh for all abilities with Sir Chris leading the riders.

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Scotland’s Housing First Conference takes place on Thursday 31 March in person once again and highlights conditions needed across health, housing, justice and social care to ensure that Housing First is successful as it scales up in most Scottish council areas. Firmly established as national p

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Scotland’s Housing First Conference on 31 March, taking place in person once again after two years online, will consider how a ‘no evictions into homelessness’ approach could work for tenants and landlords – and if it could be woven through the future Scottish rental strategy

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Scottish charity Social Bite has launched its very first coffee shop in London. It will operate a rewarding ‘Pay-It-Forward’ system whereby customers who come in to buy a coffee or a sandwich can buy an additional meal or hot drink in advance for someone who is homeless to redeem later.

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Council leaders are being urged to commit to building safe and permanent social homes after a new report found there are 7,510 children currently living in temporary accommodation across Scotland. Shelter Scotland has accused councils of failing to provide enough affordable homes for long-term

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Scottish writers and youth homelessness charity Rock Trust have joined forces with a new anthology of poetry and prose. All the Way Home features new pieces by iconic Scottish writers including Val McDermid, Scabby Queen author Kirstin Innes, and Luckenbooth author Jenni Fagan, alongside personal es

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