Homelessness

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LGBT Youth Scotland’s Youth Commissioners want to hear from LGBT young people who have experience of homelessness. The group are gathering young people’s stories to help evidence the need for a National Strategy that recognises the role discrimination plays in increasing the risk of homelessness

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Homelessness is never a reason to celebrate, but being able to put homelessness behind you most certainly can be. Yesterday the homelessness charity, Simon Community Scotland, marked its 50th anniversary by welcoming both current and former service users to what was described as a 'festival of commu

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Homeless people in Moray spent a total of 51,560 days in temporary accommodation last year – an increase of more than 3000 days on the previous year. Moray Council’s communities committee were told this week that the council and its homelessness partners currently have more than 150 units of tem

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North Lanarkshire charity Home Comforts will welcome representatives of Scottish Churches Housing Action today to see the project’s work with homeless people in the area. Chief executive Alastair Cameron will join board members Carrie Gooch and Liann Weir to meet Home Comforts’ staff and volunte

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The good work of two housing associations has been highlighted in Parliamentary motions by MSPs ahead of a debate on housing in the Scottish Parliament today. Renfrewshire South MSP Tom Arthur congratulated Barrhead Housing Association on its 30th anniversary, praising the exceptional work in provid

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Young people in Glasgow facing the prospect of sleeping rough on the streets are to be provided an emergency bed for the night in a volunteer’s home rather than in a homelessness hostel. Homeless charity Simon Community Scotland has received funding from the Big Lottery Fund to set up a network of

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Alastair Cameron Representatives of Scottish Churches Housing Action (SCHA) met the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland last week to describe how homelessness affects people across Scotland.

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Shelter Scotland has accused local and national government of taking their eye off the ball with efforts to tackle and prevent what it calls the “national shame” of homelessness levels in the country. According to the housing and homelessness charity, a household becomes homeless in Scotland eve

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Caroleanne from Simon Community Scotland's Newlands service and Richard from The Bike Station A practical attempt to tackle homelessness took place at a bicycle recycling workshop this week under the watchful eye of a charity marking its 50th birthday.

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A team from the Institute for Social Policy, Housing, Environment and Real Estate (I-SPHERE) at Heriot-Watt University is to raise money and ​​awareness ​​of ​​the ​​issues ​​of ​​youth homelessness. Inspired by the work of The Rock Trust, the team will participate in the cha

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An international design competition to tackle the issue of homelessness is being launched in Dundee. The UK’s first designated UNESCO City of Design is looking for designers to respond to a call to help find a digital design solution to fundamentally improve the lives of those who must deal with h

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