Homelessness

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Demand for services at a homeless charity in Aberdeen has doubled over the past year due to the oil industry crisis. More than 5,000 people have relied on help from Aberdeen Cyrenians across the Grampian region over the past 12 months, particularly for food donations.

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An inspection of services for children and young people in the Western Isles has identified an increase in care leavers becoming homeless due to “limited collaboration” between the authorities. Led by the Care Inspectorate, working in partnership with Education Scotland, Healthcare Improvement S

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A refugee support group in Dundee has transformed itself into a charity that supports people suffering from homelessness. Dundee Supports Refugees has remodelled itself as Dundee The Caring City, taking inspiration from the similarly named Glasgow organisation.

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The number of children in temporary accommodation in Scotland has increased since last year but the number of people assessed as homeless has fallen, new figures have revealed. According to quarterly data from the Scottish Government, there are now 4,923 children in temporary accommodation - an incr

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Cancer patients could be at risk of losing their homes if proposed government cuts to Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) go ahead, according to new research. Commissioned by Macmillan Cancer Support and carried out by Truth Consulting, a survey of nearly 1,000 people living with cancer in Great

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A Muslim community group in Aberdeen helped soften the blow of the freezing temperatures over the festive period by funding 1,000 meals which were handed out to the city’s homeless. Aberdeen Muslims, a community organisation representing those of the Islamic faith across the Granite City, managed

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An innovative scheme which places homeless youngsters in the public’s spare rooms is set to be expanded to Glasgow. Nightstop, run by charity Depaul, pairs homeless 16 to 25-year-olds with people who have offered their free bedrooms and is widely used in England, but currently has limited reach in

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Shoppers in-the-know are descending on Shelter Scotland’s Stockbridge shop this month in what has become an annual ‘must-attend’ event for bargain-hunters. Customers will get the chance to pick up designer bargains and collectables including famous brands such as Paul Smith, Burberry, Vivienne

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As Crisis opens its Christmas centres to an expected 4,000 homeless guests, new research by the charity reveals how one in four homeless people in the UK will spend this Christmas alone, while more than six out of ten will spend it with neither family nor friends. Drawing on a survey of more than 50

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Broadcaster Chris Evans had Social Bite staff in stitches when he filmed a Christmas message for the not-for-profit sandwich chain’s Christmas campaign. The Top Gear presenter is encouraging people to donate a fiver towards the Christmas campaign which will help feed homeless people in Scotland an

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(from left) Artist Iain Campbell, Arthur, John and Ewan Clydesdale, city centre project manager at Glasgow City Mission Thirteen men who regularly attend Glasgow City Mission's evening drop-in service have been painted as part of a modern take on the iconic Last Supper painting.

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