Simon Community Scotland

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Simon Community Scotland has linked up with the UK’s largest dog welfare charity to launch a brand-new initiative to increase dog-friendly accommodation options for homeless dog owners in Scotland. Currently, many emergency and temporary accommodation providers do not accept dogs, le

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Glasgow City Council is seeking views on a new draft strategy aimed at helping vulnerable people involved in street begging in the city. Public consultation on the document is underway and people are invited to study the strategy then contribute their views via the council's website.

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A new strategy which outlines measures to help people involved in street begging in Glasgow will go before councillors tomorrow ahead of public consultation. The draft strategy on Street Begging aims to improve the lives of people long term and help lift them out of poverty so they have no need to b

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Former Cruden Estates director Dan Donald, now a trustee for homelessness charity Simon Community Scotland, reveals how a career in construction is shaping a few of the charity’s recent successes. Why did you get involved with the Simon Community in the first place?

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In the last four months since lockdown, Simon Community Scotland’s staff, volunteers and partners have supported 2,500 people experiencing homelessness or the risk of homelessness, including virtually eradicating rough sleeping for the first 14 days of lockdown from the streets of Glasgow and

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Cycling Scotland staff have been getting on their bikes in lockdown to support homeless people in Glasgow. Since April 8, nine staff have been delivering food and essential supplies to homeless people and asylum seekers temporarily housed in Glasgow hotels.

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Nineteen influential charity sector organisations working to end homelessness will present a joint plan to the Scottish Government today based around three key asks that experts and academics believe could permanently end rough sleeping and destitution in Scotland as the country emerges from the pan

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People most at risk from the impacts of the coronavirus outbreak are to receive further support following emergency investment in crucial services and £30 million of new investment from the Scottish Government Food Fund. Charities Simon Community, Social Bite, Glasgow Night Shelter and other k

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A Scottish charity seeking to ensure that homeless people are kept safe from coronavirus – by finding them accommodation in dedicated hotel space – has issued an urgent appeal to help make it happen.

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Simon Community Scotland has teamed up with third sector organisations, businesses, Glasgow City Council and the city's Health & Social Care Partnership (GCHSCP) to launch a new alternative giving scheme for people involved in street begging.

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