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Minister backs charities’ call to create new impact centre to improve how homelessness is prevented and tackled in Scotland    The Scottish Minister for Local Government and Housing Kevin Stewart  MSP has backed Crisis and Glasgow Homelessness Network’s (GHN) call for a new sector led centre to tackle homelessness through evidence-based solutions. The proposed new centre will build on Scotland’s international reputation for preventing and tackling homelessness, and will ensure ‘greater strides towards a future without … Continued

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Doug Gibson from the Homeless Network (GHN) reflects on Housing First in anticipation of this week’s major conference. I regularly feel and/or look like an idiot. There are many reasons for this but for the sake of brevity and reputation let’s focus on one: Housing First. You see, I’m lucky to have a network of … Continued

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GHN’s David and Jim reflect on #AyeWeCan so Far… Aye We Can is a 6 month collaboration to make sure the wit and wisdom of people with experience of homelessness shapes the recommendations to Scottish Ministers from the Homelessness & Rough Sleeping Action Group. Today we visited the Housing Minister Kevin Stewart MSP to deliver … Continued

Conference Report (PDF) Housing First Scotland Programme 2018 (PDF) Presentations (PDF) Housing First The Principles (PDF) Press Release from the Scottish Government 27.6.18 – £21 million for rapid rehousing and Housing First.   Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group: Final Recommendations Report 

GHN cannot accept donations of furniture, food or clothing. There are several organisations in Glasgow who do – please contact them directly in the first instance as requirements may change. If you represent an organisation and would like to be included on this list please contact info@ghn.org.uk Destiny Angels Clothing Unopened toiletries Tinned and non perishable … Continued

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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

Glasgow Association for Mental Health (GAMH) GAMH offers a range of services to people who may be experiencing problems with their mental health, such as befriending support for carers support for young carers community support housing and homelessness support Scotia Clubhouse Breathing Space Breathing Space is the free, confidential phoneline and website for people in … Continued

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