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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

Human Trafficking and Exploitation Human Trafficking is the illegal trade in human beings, both adults and children, for the purpose of commercial exploitation that sees people being forced into activities such as: Prostitution and pornography; Working in a range of sectors (e.g. agriculture, care, hospitality, construction) for no wages; Criminal activity such as shoplifting, fraud … Continued

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Since publishing this story, Richard has been offered two college places, and is currently choosing which to attend!  The second Keys to Learn tenancy sustainment course took place in Paisley this summer, with seven people completing the timetable of digital skills, self-confidence building and becoming part of the community.  One month on, we caught up … Continued

Join GCC Glasgow City Council are holding an information session for providers about the tender. This will take place on Monday 11th December 1.30-3.00pm at the Burgh Court Hall, 40 John Street, Glasgow, G1 1JL. Names of staff wishing to attend should be sent to Jennie McCormack (jennifer.mccormack@glasgow.gov.uk) Join Us GHN and CCPS are hosting … Continued

The law says that everyone has the right to make a homelessness application. If you are homeless or about to be, you should go your local Community Casework Team in Glasgow where you can make a homelessness application. The staff will carry out an assessment to decide what type of accommodation or support you may be entitled to. … 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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Pitstops is a large-scale partnership project between ng homes (North Glasgow Housing Association) and School of Hard Knocks (social inclusion charity). The project combines ng homes’ focus on regeneration and vision of making north Glasgow a great place to live, learn, work and invest in, with School of Hard Knocks’ well-established delivery methodology of using … 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

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