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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 People’s Health Trust has just launched the “Active Communities” Fund in Glasgow. Funds are targeted at projects that aim to support people living in the City’s most disadvantaged neighbourhoods. To apply, voluntary sector groups must be properly constituted. Have an income of less than £350,000 a year (or an average of £350,000 over two years). … Continued

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We are delighted to have secured another funding programme from the Big Lottery Fund, with thanks to BLF for understanding and supporting our plans. This package will enable us to grow our partnership approach to tenancy sustainment in Glasgow, and link with new partners across the West of Scotland. Delivered by a partnership of GHN, … Continued

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At a major international summit taking place in Glasgow this week (Thursday 5 and Friday 6 September 2019) the Scottish Government, Glasgow City Council and international charities will call for the Home Office to enable a humanitarian safety net in Scotland in cases where people who sought protection in the UK are unable to receive … 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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If your organisation is working to address homelessness and related issues in any part of Scotland funding is available from The National Lottery Community Fund (formerly The Big Lottery Fund). Exclusive funding is available for projects in Edinburgh and Glasgow following stakeholder sessions and lived experience workshops to gain insight into where the Lottery can … 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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GHN are delighted to be appointed as project managers for the new Housing First Scotland programme. It will be one of the largest in the UK, and will bring hundreds of people experiencing homelessness into secure and supported tenancies. The Corra Foundation will manage the funds, which they have now opened here: https://www.corra.scot/grant-programmes/housing-first-scotland-fund/ It’s been … 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