National charity Ypeople has unveiled a new name, Right There, as it launches its new chapter to prevent more people from becoming homeless or separated from the people they love. The charity was established in 1824 to support young men in Glasgow and later became part of the YMCA movement. Over the
Young people living in supported accommodation with Ypeople in Glasgow learned to creatively redesign their living spaces and feel at home, with arts charity Impact Arts. Many of the young people supported are from care-experienced backgrounds or are at risk of homelessness.
Thirty organisations in Scotland that care about homelessness, including charities, leading academics and people with lived experience, are today calling on political parties, MSPs and candidates in next year’s Scottish Parliament elections to get behind a ten-year plan to end homelessness. As
Ypeople CEO Janet Haugh discusses meeting the challenges of this year, and how the charity plans to keep the support of those who need it most as its priority. There’s a classic song from the Sixties called ‘You Don’t Miss Your Water (Till Your Well Runs Dry)’ which beautiful
The work of homelessness charity Ypeople has affected the lives of more than 4,000 people across the length and breadth of Scotland over the last year, a new impact report has revealed. The charity’s mission is to support positive change in people’s lives, which it has achieved thanks to
More than 100 charities, faith groups, academics, think tanks, poverty campaigners and trade unions have today written an open letter to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon which calls for a direct financial boost for all families living on low incomes to support them through the coronavirus crisis.
Those who want to be ‘in the know’ with the latest information and intelligence on the homelessness sector’s response to COVID-19 can access a new chat room available from today. The resource is open to both members and non-members and will focus on homelessness and related issues,
Amy King, digital officer for Ypeople’s sister organisation YWCA Scotland - The Young Women's Movement, looked after the digital channels at Ypeople for the month of March. Here she shares some thoughts on how homelessness is a feminist issue. I’ve come to the end of my month worki
Queens Cross Housing Association brought some Easter holiday cheer to children in north-west Glasgow thanks to a generous donation of Easter eggs. Local distributor Fáilte Foods donated 700 Easter eggs to Queens Cross for local children in north west Glasgow
Ypeople CEO Janet Haugh gives an update on the charity’s continuing work. The world is currently facing a pandemic, the scale of which has not been seen in our lifetime. COVID-19 is causing us to adapt and rapidly change not only our services, but our lives and the lives of our families and co
Ypeople has extended its thanks to integrated business telephone systems provider Yellowcom which has once again been championing the homelessness charity and fundraising on its behalf.
Glasgow City Council has revealed the potential partners for its pioneering Alliance to End Homelessness with councillors set to approve the preferred bidders next week.
Young people from a pioneering mentoring service delivered by Ypeople were among a group invited to meet with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at a special event to celebrate the intandem programme’s success. The First Minister welcomed the young people to her official Bute House residence and s
A team from homelessness charity Ypeople were invited to participate in Street Cones' 'The Road to Change' workshop last month. After learning about the work Street Cones does, Ypeople snapped up the chance for a few staff and people it supports to head to Stirling for the day to part
Janet Haugh has been appointed as the new chief executive officer at care and wellbeing charity Ypeople. The Glasgow-headquartered charity delivers support to vulnerable groups, including providing homelessness support and youth services across Scotland.