It feels like every day in the news right now, we hear about important, life changing votes taking place. Six months after Govan High School facilitated a Community Budgeting voting process, we returned to witness the school changing project that six pupils made happen. Around the school are benches where pupils can sit and chat, … Continued

  Housing First Connect Newsletter Housing First Connect – Issue 1 Pathfinder Connect Event | November 2018 | Dundee Discovery Point   Programme (PDF) Presentation 5 Steps to Housing First Scotland (PPSX)    

Conference Report No Wrong Door Report (PDF) Programme No Wrong Door 2018 (PDF) Keynotes No Wrong Door  (PDF) Catriona MacKean A Window for Prevention (PDF) Dr Andrew Waugh Time for a System Reset (PDF) Lynn Mumford Workshops  A  Meeting People Where they are Not available due to confidential material B  Peter the PIE Man (PDF) … Continued

Do you work in a role that supports the participation of people experiencing homelessness, or support any groups with experience of homelessness or have you been homeless yourself? We’d love to talk to you. SHIFT (Scottish Homelessness Involvement & Feedback Team) is a Scotland-wide network of people with lived experiences of homelessness who want to … Continued


Download a Brochure (PDF) Please contact for future training dates & events.   Engaging Seldom Heard Voices Seldom heard voices are individuals and communities who don’t have a common, collective voice and are typically under-represented in consultation and the development of services. This introductory course is for both front line practitioners and those in strategic roles. … Continued

Calls from the Frontline to End Homelessness in Scotland Frontline workers have a unique insight into what works and what doesn’t to tackle homelessness. So, it is important we hear those voices to share good practice and build positive solutions through their expertise. This report presents the knowledge and ideas gathered from 75 frontline workers from … Continued

Scottish Ministers have accepted 70 recommendations in principle (6 pending) from the Scottish Government appointed Homelessness & Rough Sleeping Action Group. Find all the reports on the Scottish Government website. In August 2018 GHN delivered a briefing for members on all 70 recommendations. The PowerPoint can be found her (PDF) Find out more about ‘aye we … Continued

Aye We Can is a collaboration with people with lived experience of homelessness. It is facilitated by SHIEN at The Homeless Network on behalf of the Scottish Government’s Homelessness & Rough Sleeping Action Group (HARSAG). Together, we made sure that the unique knowledge and insight of people experiencing homelessness shaped the Action Group’s recommendations to Scottish Ministers. 425 … Continued


Get ready, steady… to GO with Community Budgets is coming to your area in August and September. Since January, we have worked with over 30 community members who have learned about community budgeting, and are now out and about in the local communities increasing awareness about how services may be funded in the near future. … Continued