Simon Community Scotland

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The Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group A panel of homelessness experts from across Scotland met for the first time on Thursday as work to address the challenges of rough sleeping, and how temporary accommodation can best be utilised, officially got underway.

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Rough sleepers who have chosen to avoid Glasgow city centre are to be supported by a charity whose volunteers will be able to reach them by bicycle. The Street Cycles team, run by Simon Community Scotland, are being kitted out with bikes to allow them to help more people, more often, and further out

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Drygate Glasgow is holding a special event this month to raise money for homeless charities in our city. Musicians Against Homelessness will play a special gig at the venue on September 16 to provide funds for Crisis UK, as well as local homeless charity Simon Community Scotland.

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The Rangers Charity Foundation’s Big Ibrox Sleep Outs are to return this year to once again support projects which tackle homelessness in Glasgow. The charity, which raised more than £52,000 following a series of sleep-outs last year, is urging anyone who can handle spending a cold winter’s nig

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A Glasgow charity which provides practical support for people who are homeless is to offer free sanitary products to combat ‘period poverty’ among the city’s growing number of female rough sleepers. The products are being added to the kit used by Simon Community Scotland’s street team, which

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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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Glasgow women facing a life on the streets met with MSPs from the Scottish Parliament’s local government and communities committee when they visited Simon Community Scotland and Legal Services Agency yesterday. By speaking to women in housing crisis, and frontline street team staff, the MSPs explo

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Charitable Rangers fans have raised more than £52,000 following a series of sleep-outs to try combat homelessness. About 200 supporters braved the cold and slept out overnight on the technical area at Ibrox Stadium in three events in November to raise money for the club’s charity foundation.

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Moray Hunter Over 500 sleeping bags are being sought by a Scots homelessness charity as part of a wider appeal urging the general public to donate rucksacks and handbags full of essential items, such as food, clothes and toiletries.

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A Glasgow pop-up restaurant has asked its customers to turn up with the intention of deliberately leaving their coats behind to donate to a good cause. Homelessness charity Simon Community Scotland has launched an appeal urging members of the public to donate rucksacks and handbags stuffed with esse

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Homelessness is never a reason to celebrate, but being able to put homelessness behind you most certainly can be. Yesterday the homelessness charity, Simon Community Scotland, marked its 50th anniversary by welcoming both current and former service users to what was described as a 'festival of commu

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Young people in Glasgow facing the prospect of sleeping rough on the streets are to be provided an emergency bed for the night in a volunteer’s home rather than in a homelessness hostel. Homeless charity Simon Community Scotland has received funding from the Big Lottery Fund to set up a network of

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