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Scottish Drugs Forum’s first conference of the year – Bridging That Gap – will focus on the delivery of Scotland’s drug and mental health strategies and has a mix of national and international speakers and workshop presenters confirmed. This event will aim to offer a vision of the potential impact of better effective joint work … Continued

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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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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

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

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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

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Doug Gibson from the Homeless Network (GHN) reflects on Housing First in anticipation of this week’s major conference. I regularly feel and/or look like an idiot. There are many reasons for this but for the sake of brevity and reputation let’s focus on one: Housing First. You see, I’m lucky to have a network of … Continued

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Scotland is in the spotlight this week as nearly 250 people gather on Tues 26 June 2018 at the Albert Halls in Stirling for the Housing First Scotland conference. Opened by Kevin Stewart MSP, Minister for Local Government and Housing, the day will hear how Scotland has now placed Housing First firmly at the heart … Continued

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Conference Report (PDF) Housing First Scotland Programme 2018 (PDF) Presentations (PDF) Housing First The Principles (PDF) Press Release from the Scottish Government 27.6.18 – £21 million for rapid rehousing and Housing First.   Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group: Final Recommendations Report