Turning Point Scotland

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A new Housing First Pilot Project has been launched in Dumfries. The Housing First concept offers permanent accommodation to the most vulnerable and complexly disadvantaged people as quickly as possible and provides ongoing support to help them recover from any needs they may have, such as mental he

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Turning Point Scotland has been appointed by Aberdeen City Council as the new provider for the city’s Housing First service. The service will help people with multiple and enduring support needs to move into a tenancy without having to meet pre-determined personal goals to prove they are ready

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Social care developer and provider Turning Point Scotland is celebrating a decade of Housing First success. Housing First is recognised by the Scottish Government as the default model for individuals experiencing homelessness with multiple and enduring support needs.

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Having gained cross-party support for Housing First in Scotland, Homeless Network Scotland is looking ahead to an online conference taking place next week which will focus on the roll-out of the policy across most council areas from April.

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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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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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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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Josh Littlejohn MBE launching last year's sleep out event Five projects that will aim to help hundreds of homeless people across five cities in Scotland off the streets and into a secure tenancy with support have been awarded the first wave of support from the Housing First Scotland Fund.

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A new hub is being created in Glasgow city centre to help homeless people access a number of services in the same location. The multi-agency facility will house a range of services for vulnerable adults with multiple complex needs based on the award-winning City Ambition Network (CAN).

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