Everyone in Scotland has a right to housing. Some people need more, which is where Housing First comes in. Housing First means rapid rehousing with resilient, flexible support that gets alongside people braving deep challenges to help make the changes they want. Housing First is backed by evidence as the best route to a better … Continued

Is Scotland Fair Enough? (PDF) Our national participation network SHIEN facilitated a survey called “Is Scotland Fair Enough?” to understand the experiences of people facing hardship, exclusion and inequality. We wanted to feed these important views into the Scottish Government’s national discussion on a fairer Scotland which will inform Scotland’s new Social Justice Action Plan. We … Continued


The Scottish Homelessness Involvement and Empowerment Network (SHIEN) has been facilitated by Glasgow Homelessness Network (GHN) since 2008 thanks to funding from the Scottish Government. It was established to promote involvement, participation and more recently coproduction, within homelessness services across Scotland; supporting us all to get better at supporting homeless people to become involved in … Continued

To date, over 1800 organisations and individuals have become part of the network, both as Networkers and Subscribers. As the network continues to grow, we invite you to get involved in any or all of the following ways. Come along to one of our locally facilitated events. We host local shared solutions workshops in areas across … Continued


Read the March 2016 GHN e-newspage. A bulletin for everyone working, living or using services in Glasgow who want to end homelessness. e-newspage will brief you on what’s relevant – practice, training, events, research and monitoring information. While this will always have a Glasgow focus, comparisons may be made with housing and homelessness issues across Scotland, … Continued