Homelessness

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(from left) Thomas Ross, Jenna McGhie, Amy Graham, Catherine Lavery, fundraiser for The Marie Trust, Lauren Sallows, Angela Robertson and Tom Fallon The Marie Trust has hailed the success of its first sleep rough night which raised £4,000 for vital Day Centre services with every penny used to help

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Thousands of Scots are being pushed into poverty and homelessness because of higher private rental costs as a direct result of failures to protect the country’s social housing stock, a think tank has found. While Scotland had almost one million social rental homes in 1990, the report by the Scotla

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A new initiative offering formerly homeless people the chance to volunteer at the 2016 Homeless World Cup has scored a Big Lottery Fund grant of £343,353. Aiming to create a lasting legacy from July’s Homeless World Cup, the Glasgow Life led project will recruit and train 200 people to volunteer

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Residents of Edinburgh's Old Town have leapt to the defence of local homeless people amid fears a health clinic could close to make way for a new hotel and leisure development. The Cowgate Clinic, officially known as the Edinburgh Access Initiative, has provided health services for the city’s home

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The housing support service provided by Perth & Kinross Council has been praised in a report from the Care Inspectorate following an unannounced inspection in March. All three areas assessed by the inspector, quality of care and support, quality of staffing and quality of management and leadersh

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(from left) Balma Martinez, Henry Butterfield, Alice Greenhill, Caroline McConnachie, David Cameron and Monika Krumina at Dundee's Shelter Scotland shop A homelessness charity says it is still “in shock” after receiving a donation of ball gowns and prom dresses worth over £21,000.

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Alastair Cameron cuts the ribbon on Moray Fresh Start’s new distribution centre, watched by (l-r) Chris Emson, Mary Nelson and Cath Green from the MFS committee Alastair Cameron, chief executive of Scottish Churches Housing Action, comments after opening a new distribution centre for Moray Fresh S

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Elizabeth (Betty) Leonard, who uses Blue Triangle's service and has had a positive experience with the Better Futures framework People using a Glasgow housing support project are being given the chance to take more control to change their lives thanks to the introduction of a pioneering initiative.

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Initiatives being undertaken by The Highland Council to prevent homelessness and improve the lives of homeless people have been warmly welcomed by members of the local authority’s community services committee. The Temporary Accommodation Re-Provisioning Project aims to reduce the use of leased pri

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Three homelessness charities are calling for action from the next Scottish Government as new figures show that demand for winter shelters in Glasgow and Edinburgh rose sharply in 2015/16. Crisis, Glasgow City Mission and the Bethany Christian Trust are raising the alarm after demand for their respec

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