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GHN responded to the Scottish Parliament’s Call for Evidence on Homelessness. Our key points are: Every case of homelessness in Scotland is an emergency. We need to change and simplify our overly-complex homelessness system to respond with urgency; The local authority-led ‘Housing Options’ approach is making strides and provides the ideal foundation for building further … Continued

An ambitious systems-change programme for tackling homelessness in Glasgow . View our Presentation (PDF) Q&A Tool To ask a question hit the blue Add new idea button at the bottom of the list and type into the pop-up box, add your name if you’d like and then click the green Save button to submit. If you’d like to … Continued

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Friday 10th March 2017 1.30pm – 3.30pm Glasgow Homelessness Network, Unit 16a, The Adelphi Centre, 12 Commercial Road, Glasgow G5 0PQ Homeless World Cup Glasgow Legacy Project – Download a Programme  (PDF) On behalf of Glasgow Life, Social Marketing Gateway will present Phase 1 of their evaluation of the Volunteer Programme Element of the Homeless World … Continued

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When young people are affected by homelessness (PDF) Working with the North East Glasgow Health Improvement Team and GHN, 20 young people living in emergency and settled supported accommodation have helped develop a resource for staff working in schools and youth services to help tackle the subject with the young people they work with. The resource … Continued

When young people are affected by homelessness (PDF) Working with the North East Glasgow Health Improvement Team and GHN, 20 young people living in emergency and settled supported accommodation have helped develop a resource for staff working in schools and youth services to help tackle the subject with the young people they work with. The resource … Continued

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Working with colleagues from across the homelessness sector (both those who work in services and those who use them) we set out to find out about what is good about homelessness services in Glasgow, what could be made better and how that should happen. To do this, we co-produced a survey with 7 questions which … Continued

Homelessness in Glasgow (June 2016) (PDF) A working group was formed with people from a broad range of backgrounds and perspectives including: people with experience of homelessness, people working on the front line of homelessness services, homelessness service managers, homelessness service commissioners, community development staff and more. We designed a survey that was shared widely across … Continued

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The involvement of people who have lived experience of homelessness or poor housing is really beginning to influence the development of both practice and policy. The Scottish Homelessness Involvement and Empowerment Network, the Scottish Co-production Network, and Shelter Scotland invited people with experience of homelessness and people working in the field to explore how we … Continued

It is well known that homelessness is bad for your health. It often follows other problems or trauma in people’s lives and is especially linked to existing poverty and health inequality. In Glasgow, people who’ve experienced homelessness are also more likely to experience early mortality from specific causes. Life expectancy is significantly lower than even … Continued

Detailed snapshot reporting from the GHN Online Data Management System is produced on an ongoing quarterly basis. It is important to note that GHN works to continually improve our monitoring and reporting methods, and as a result the information presented in early reports may differ slightly from the most recent. Use the links below to … Continued