Scottish youth homelessness charity Rock Trust has partnered with Almond Housing Association to turn an out-of-use care home in West Lothian into affordable housing for young people in the community at risk of and affected by homelessness.
Fresh from the Scottish Government's anti-poverty summit, Shelter Scotland director Alison Watson joins Kieran Findlay and Jimmy Black to share to what extent housing was mentioned during the event. The discussion also touches on Alison’s early career, Housing First, the Temporary Accommodatio
Stephen Boyle, the Auditor General for Scotland and Sheila Gunn, member of the Accounts Commission, have called for action on the levels of homelessness in Scotland. Having a safe, secure, affordable home is not a luxury. It’s a fundamental necessity.
Against a backdrop of new legislation preventing homelessness in Scotland, Cyrenians Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution (SCCR) is today revealing the results of a national survey of young people, parents and carers, and professionals who work with families whose arguments have the potential to
An Access through Advocacy service launched in Glasgow last year by Scottish homelessness charity Bethany Christian Trust has proven to be a much needed source of support for people at risk of homelessness. Access through Advocacy aims to support people to promote and protect their rights, empowerin
International students are almost twice as likely to experience homelessness than home students in Scotland, with 21% of international students having experienced homelessness since starting their studies compared to 12% of home students, a study has found.
Lloyds Banking Group and homelessness charity Crisis have joined forces in a new two-year partnership to help tackle the shortage of good quality, affordable homes in Great Britain, which is leaving hundreds of thousands of people trapped in homelessness.
A new digital map aimed at boosting awareness of projects helping to prevent homelessness in Scotland and beyond has been launched by the charity Crisis. The interactive map, covering projects around the UK, allows service providers and policy-makers to search for and explore work being done across
The full list of responsibilities for the new minister for housing Paul McLennan has been unveiled. As minister for housing, Mr McLennan will work alongside the new cabinet secretary for social justice Shirley-Anne Somerville.
The founder and CEO of the homelessness charity Rowan Alba is to stand down after 26 years. Helen Carlin began her career as a housing visitor at the City of Edinburgh Council in 1985. Through this work, Helen saw the need for long-term supported accommodation for homeless people and began a discour