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Homelessness projects are the focus of more than £3 million of National Lottery funding that aims to prevent homelessness. In Glasgow and Edinburgh eight new partnerships have come together, funded by the National Lottery Community Fund, which will work with people who have lived experience of homelessness to develop new projects. The funding makes up … Continued

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The National What Works Advisor, Dr David Halpern, has welcomed the Centre for Homelessness Impact as a new member of the What Works Network. Its membership has also been backed by Communities Secretary RT Hon James Brockenshire MP, Ministers Kevin Stewart MSP and Julie James AM, and the Centre’s founding partners at Crisis and GHN. … Continued

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The Office for National Statistics and the Centre for Homelessness Impact (CHI) have launched an online consultation to find out how to bolster their homelessness data. The national stats body the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has indicated it wants to move beyond counting homelessness to understand more about the reasons why people end up … Continued

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New Centre for Homelessness Impact being set up by Crisis and Glasgow Homelessness Network; backed by Scottish and UK Governments www.homelessnessimpact.org   Charities Crisis and Glasgow Homelessness Network (GHN) have today announced that they have successfully secured funding for a new Centre for Homelessness Impact to be based in Glasgow, Edinburgh and London and set … Continued

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GHN responded to the Scottish Parliament’s Call for Evidence on Homelessness. Our key points are: Every case of homelessness in Scotland is an emergency. We need to change and simplify our overly-complex homelessness system to respond with urgency; The local authority-led ‘Housing Options’ approach is making strides and provides the ideal foundation for building further … Continued

Update at May 2019 Your City, Your Home A prospectus for the Glasgow Alliance to End Homelessness (PDF) The Contract Notice for the new Glasgow Alliance to End Homelessness has now been published. More information here:  https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/show/search_view.aspx?ID=MAY354510 and here: https://www.yoursupportglasgow.org/glasgow-homepage/pages/are-you-a-service-provider/information-for-providers-of-social-work-services/content/tendering/   Glasgow City Council are holding a second information session for providers about the tender. … Continued

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Friday 10th March 2017 1.30pm – 3.30pm Glasgow Homelessness Network, Unit 16a, The Adelphi Centre, 12 Commercial Road, Glasgow G5 0PQ Homeless World Cup Glasgow Legacy Project – Download a Programme  (PDF) On behalf of Glasgow Life, Social Marketing Gateway will present Phase 1 of their evaluation of the Volunteer Programme Element of the Homeless World … 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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Working with colleagues from across the homelessness sector (both those who work in services and those who use them) we set out to find out about what is good about homelessness services in Glasgow, what could be made better and how that should happen. To do this, we co-produced a survey with 7 questions which … Continued