Homelessness

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A group of friends plan to spend a night sleeping rough to highlight homelessness in Dundee ahead of the general election. Mark Parsons, a pharmacist from Broughty Ferry, has rounded up around 15 of his friends and acquaintances to take part in the initiative.

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Phoenix Futures Scotland, a charity and housing association which has been helping people overcome drug and alcohol problems for more than 45 years, is developing new recovery housing schemes and looking for partners, writes Martin Adams. Closing this gap between substance misuse treatment and homel

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Employees at Nationwide Building Society have raised over £5,300 for Edinburgh-based homeless charity Bethany Christian Trust. The organisation, which is a local partner with Bethany Christian Trust, raised support for the charity’s Care Van and Care Shelter – two services that support hundreds

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Bethany Christian Trust's Winter Care Shelter was used by over 700 men and women this Winter, the charity has revealed. For the past 28 weeks, the Edinburgh-based Care Shelter has supported hundreds of people who are faced with the crisis of rough sleeping. Providing a safe place to sleep, a hot mea

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The Prime Minister and First Ministers of Scotland and Wales have pledged to work with homelessness charity Crisis as it builds its plan to end homelessness for good. As the charity prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary, new research has revealed that the large majority of MPs (77%) agree there

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A Scottish charity has launched a new Facebook Messenger “bot” to teach Scots about the real causes of homelessness amongst young people after research found nearly half believe it is through choice or a refusal to accept assistance. The new poll, commissioned by Cyrenians, found 15% of Scots be

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An already successful approach towards eradicating rough sleeping on the streets of Glasgow has been awarded a grant of over £400,000 to help maintain its work. The City Ambition Network (CAN) - a partnership involving key, city centre homelessness charities and statutory services - has received £

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Dr Beth Watts In the current political crisis-ridden, post-‘welfare reform’ context and given impressive changes to homelessness legislation elsewhere in the UK, Scotland’s claim to be a world-leader on homelessness may be weakening. Beth Watts identifies three areas where Scotland can raise i

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The community in the Kinglassie area have donated 100 'survival bags' to Kingdom Housing Association for homeless people as part of a campaign to raise awareness of the problems faced by the homeless in Fife.

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Scotland’s land, property and construction sectors must collaborate more effectively to help end rising homelessness and deliver more affordable homes, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has said today. The professional body is asking those who work in the industry to pledge their

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