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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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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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Minister backs charities’ call to create new impact centre to improve how homelessness is prevented and tackled in Scotland    The Scottish Minister for Local Government and Housing Kevin Stewart  MSP has backed Crisis and Glasgow Homelessness Network’s (GHN) call for a new sector led centre to tackle homelessness through evidence-based solutions. The proposed new centre will build on Scotland’s international reputation for preventing and tackling homelessness, and will ensure ‘greater strides towards a future without … Continued

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On Friday 17 May Glasgow City Council published the invitation to tender for a brand new alliance –the much anticipated Glasgow Alliance to End Homelessness. A development two-years in the making, it has been described as, ‘an ambitious systems-change programme,’ and has the aim of eradicating homelessness in the city. In an innovative move, people … Continued

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Radisson Blu in Glasgow, Tuesday 8 October 2019 Our popular annual conference will be on Tuesday 8 October 2019, opened by Kevin Stewart, Minister for Local Government, Housing and Planning. The of this year’s event is homelessness prevention Homelessness is devastating and has many consequences.  It is also understood that Scotland’s transition to a rapid … Continued

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The 2019 Housing First Conference in Edinburgh was by all accounts the largest and most high profile yet, bringing together key players in the homelessness sector from across the UK. Keynote speakers were the Cabinet Secretary, Aileen Campbell MSP, and the founder of the Housing first approach in New York, Sam Tsemberis, who spoke in … Continued

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A much anticipated study into the factors that contribute to severe multiple disadvantage (SMD) is due to be published on the 24 June 2019 by the Lankelly Chase Foundation and partners. The ‘Hard Edges – Scotland’ report will consider the relationship between homelessness, offending and substance misuse and also explore the impact of domestic violence … Continued

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Scotland could be free from the most visible and acute forms of homelessness within three years – this is the aim of the Housing First Pathfinder, a Scottish Government backed programme that officially ramps up today in five cities, Aberdeen/shire, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Stirling. It is joint-funded by partners including the Scottish Government, The … Continued