Homelessness

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A team of former Scotland internationals and Glasgow Warriors rugby stars will be donning lycra this summer as they take on the ‘Break the Cycle’ challenge for homelessness charity Social Bite. The team, led by ex-Scotland captain and current Warriors managing director, Al Kellock, and i

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Juliet Mountford is to take up the role of director of services at Crisis from September, the charity announced today. Juliet started her career in housing and has worked for over a decade as a senior civil servant in five Government Departments including the Cabinet Office and No.10.

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Glasgow City Mission has revealed that four men involved with the charity have started new jobs. Two of the organisation's interns finished in June and they are both now employed. Anthony is working in the Recovery Unit at the Mungo Foundation in Glasgow and James is a Homeless Support Worker with A

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Lucie Dunn introduces a new guide to homelessness prevention published yesterday by Crisis which includes a compendium of projects, services and approaches with practical examples of homelessness prevention from Scotland and beyond. Yesterday Crisis published 75 Ways to Prevent Homelessnes

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Aberdeen City Council has become the first local authority in Scotland to adopt a new technology-led approach to tackling homelessness. The council has partnered with an online fundraising platform and social enterprise, Beam, which helps homeless people and council tenants at risk of homelessness t

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Investment in social housing targets poverty, homelessness, net-zero and education and employment, argues Homeless Action Scotland (HAS) CEO Gavin Yates. The Scottish Government’s Resource Spending Review has been well picked over. Launched on June 1, it attempted to square the circle of keepi

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Simon Community Scotland's Megan Thomson details the sad loss of someone the charity's Intensive Outreach Support Team had been supporting for more than 10 years. We are always looking for good news stories and good outcomes to highlight the amazing work we do. Sadly today was not the day for t

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Proposals to help tackle the climate and biodiversity crisis by supporting Scotland’s transition to a zero waste and circular economy have been launched. The measures, designed to significantly increase reuse and recycling rates, and modernise and improve waste and recycling services, are set

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Simon Community Scotland (SCS) has teamed up with tech consultancy AND Digital to provide easy-to-access evidence-based harm reduction support, advice and resources to people using the charity’s services, through their first ever digital app called ‘By My Side.’

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