Scottish Churches Housing Action

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National homelessness charity Scottish Churches Housing Action (SCHA) has taken the decision to close following a "challenging" few years. Back in 2018, the organisation partnered up with Recycling First, Fresh Start and East Lothian Council to launch a new venture to provid

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This week Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire & East Renfrewshire (WASLER) signed a two-year partnership with Scottish Churches Housing Action (SCHA). SCHA brings together the main Christian denominations and organisations in Scotland, with the vision of a Scotland free of homelessness.

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David Cressey has resigned as chief executive of Scottish Churches Housing Action (SCHA) after just nine months in the role. SCHA convener, Rev Dr Graeme Wilson, revealed that Mr Cressey tendered his written resignation on December 10.

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Pictured (l-r): Biddy Kelly, Fresh Start; Tom Logan, Recycling First; Heather Zajac, SCHA Scottish Churches Housing Action (SCHA), in association with Recycling First, Fresh Start and East Lothian Council, has launched a new venture to provide starter packs to people who become or are at risk of hom

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East Lothian churches have supported a call to help homeless people in the county during a meeting in Musselburgh this week. Around 40 people from all parts of the region agreed a plan to set up a starter pack project to provide basic household essentials to people as they settle in the community fo

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Fresh Start Borders was set up in 2009, with support from Scottish Churches Housing Action, whose administrator Lauren Forbes reports on a visit to the charity last month to see how things were going. “Thank you very much – tears in my eyes!”

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