Streetwork

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Six prominent Scottish homelessness charities have agreed to come together for the first time for a pioneering fundraising campaign. The charities – Bethany Christian Trust, Glasgow City Mission, Street Soccer Scotland, Rock Trust and Simon Community Scotland/Streetwork – have agreed a formal co

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A major Hackathon will take place in Glasgow across the weekend of April 13-15 designed to find practical ways of tackling the homeless situation in Scotland’s major cities. The event will aim to be a spark for innovative solutions including apps, websites and other digital platforms.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visited Streetwork to announce the plans New actions recommended by the Scottish Government’s Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group to further tackle rough sleeping this winter are to be put into place thanks to new funds.

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Charities and legal experts have raised serious concerns following reports that the Home Office is threatening to arrest and deport homeless people sleeping on the streets of Edinburgh. Investigative platform The Ferret has reported that Home Office enforcement teams have been involved in a series o

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A group of MSPs from the Scottish Parliament’s local government and communities committee met with Edinburgh’s homeless community at the Streetwork crisis centre yesterday. By speaking directly to people in housing crisis and frontline support staff, the MSPs explored how people are accessing ho

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Today’s bumper edition of Homeless Spotlight sees Streetwork highlight its women’s project alongside a blog from its CEO Kenny Forsyth and an interview with a Streetyouth practitioner. Streetyouth works with young people up to their 26th birthday who are at risk of, or experiencing, homelessnes

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Today’s bumper edition of Homeless Spotlight sees Streetwork highlight its women’s project alongside a blog from its CEO Kenny Forsyth and an interview with a Streetyouth practitioner. Streetwork Women’s Project (SWP) has supported women in Edinburgh who face severe and multiple d

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An Edinburgh homeless charity has warned that vital services in the city are being closed or cut back because of a reduction in funding from the council. In a briefing document issued to its staff, Streetwork stated that the City of Edinburgh Council has cut about £200,000 of funding from the organ

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