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

GHN has facilitated a long-term programme of work to design and implement a new quantitative homelessness monitoring system, with close guidance and advice from academics and third sector homelessness services. Each of the reports based on the data collected from GHN’s Online Data Management system (‘the ODM’) provides quantitative evidence about the current nature and … Continued

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A downloadable guide for people affected by homelessness or housing crisis in Glasgow. Contact us for a printed copy or collect from our office. Provision over the Festive Season 2018/2019 (PDF)

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Do you know someone with lived experience of homelessness who would like to get more involved in influencing policy and services? We are looking for volunteers for the GHIFT; Glasgow Homelessness Involvement & Feedback Team. GHIFT members are directly involved in facilitating events and conferences, feeding into surveys and taking part in the wider debate … Continued

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This year Social Bite will again be opening their shops in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen on Christmas Day to provide food, presents and loving company to people who are homeless during the festive season. CHRISTMAS EVE (12pm – 3pm) & CHRISTMAS DAY (12pm – 4pm) in each of the following locations: Aberdeen, 516 Union St, … Continued

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The first stage of Universal Credit has now rolled out across Glasgow for those people making new claims, or whose circumstances have changed recently. Universal Credit combines six benefits into one for working age people across the UK. In Scotland payment flexibilities were secured where people can be paid twice a month and have the … Continued

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In 2019 one of the themes for public sector organisations and charities in Scotland will be embedding a ‘No Wrong Door’ approach, which was highlighted at our annual conference in the City Chambers in October attended by more than 200 delegates from government, councils and third sector organisations across Scotland. Catriona McKean, Unit Head (Homelessness), … Continued

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A vital component of the Housing and Rough Sleeping Action Group (HARSAG) recommendations published earlier this year was input from people using homelessness services across Scotland. Following on from HARSAG, a national network designed to engage people with first-hand experience of homelessness launches today (Monday 26/11/18) and is inviting projects or individuals to join up. … 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

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Claire Frew, Policy & Impact Manager at the Homeless Network blogs ahead of the Annual Homelessness Conference 2018 During the winter of 2017-18 more than 400 people affected by homelessness took the time to share their priorities for ending homelessness in Scotland. These were people willing to share their stories and experiences to help us … Continued