A young entrepreneur who’s helping homeless people across the globe has won a top award in honour of Scotland’s most famous bard. Dr Josh Littlejohn MBE won the Robert Burns Humanitarian Award 2020 at a special ceremony in Burns cottage last night.
Homelessness campaigner and Social Bite co-founder Josh Littlejohn MBE has been shortlisted for this year's Robert Burns Humanitarian Award (RBHA). Part of the annual Burns an’ a’ that! festival celebrations, the RBHA is supported by South Ayrshire Council and Scotland's Winter
Scotland’s Housing First Pathfinder has reached another milestone with the creation of more than 150 tenancies, a monitoring report released today has revealed. Housing First provides ordinary, settled housing as a first response for people whose homelessness is compounded by other disadvantag
Eydent, the alliance between Ayrshire housing associations ANCHO, Atrium Homes, Ayrshire Housing and Shire Housing Association, successfully hosted its 4th conference on October 24.
Social enterprise Social Bite is working with more than 40 businesses across Scotland on a Christmas campaign which will ask customers to add £1 to their bill in order to 'pay forward' a Christmas meal for those in need.
A total of 34 formerly homeless people have moved into their new homes after the closure of hostels in Glasgow. Paul Gallacher is among those who have been found settled mainstream tenancies under Glasgow's Housing First initiative.
Anderson Strathern has marked a global first by becoming the first law firm to sign up for The World’s Big Sleep Out. The firm has committed to The World’s Big Sleep Out in conjunction with Meritas, the global network of independent law firms it joined earlier this year. The firm was int
The Edinburgh-based social enterprise Social Bite has entered into its first retail partnership with Scotmid.
The Scottish Government has made £4.5 million available to innovate and transform services to support the implementation of plans to help end homelessness in its Programme for Government 2019-20.
A ground-breaking response to homelessness in Scotland has reached a milestone with more than 100 people having a home of their own along with appropriate support. Figures for July have revealed that 103 people across six local authority areas in Scotland who were formerly homeless have been housed
A master's student at the Heriot-Watt School of Textiles and Design has designed a clothing range to help people sleeping rough. Titled 'The Homely Pack', the project by Dundee-based Callum Donnan includes a selection of multi-functional clothing items intended to protect homele
Housing minister Kevin Stewart has seen first-hand the impact of Housing First during a visit to a Salvation Army-run hub in Glasgow.
Wardell Armstrong’s landscape design team have been shortlisted for a Scottish Design Award in the Masterplanning/Landscaping: Public Realm category for their work on the Social Bite Village.
Jane Bruce has been promoted to chief executive of Social Bite in Scotland as the social enterprise looks to take on a more international role. As co-founder Josh Littlejohn extends the Sleep in the Park concept across 50 cities across the world, Bruce has been moved up from her former role as deput
Social Bite provided a catalyst and funds that got a cross-city Housing First Pathfinder in Scotland underway. Here they explain why and thank their supporters. At Social Bite we are working collaboratively to ensure everyone in Scotland has a safe place to call home, we believe this is not only a b