We know, that when faced with a problem or worry, some people would really like to have the backing of someone who has been in a similar situation. Our Navigate Volunteers are Peers – people with life and local experience who have been highly trained to provide this help. Navigate helps people who sometimes find it difficult to engage with specialist … Continued

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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 with everyone for a chat over a cup of tea and cake, and found out about their learning, … Continued

This introductory course is for all managers and practitioners hoping to learn about and develop a PIE approach within their services.The morning briefing looks at the context, principles and sustained benefits of developing Psychologically Informed Environments within your services and projects. You will learn: The background and context of PIE The strategic benefits of PIE … 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

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Staff from GHN were delighted to attend the Crisis UK Policy Conference in London entitled Innovation and Devolution: Doing things differently to end homelessness. The conference provided the opportunity to collectively consider the common homelessness problems that exist across the different UK nations and learn more about the different approaches taken in each to affect … Continued