homelessness Tag

Youth homelessness isn’t always visible in a way that captures the public imagination. It’s not common to see young people sleeping rough on the streets of towns and cities, although there are definitely those that do. Youth homelessness is almost invisible - and that makes...

Our CEO Gavin Yates reports back from the Homeless Prevention Strategy Group (HPSG) and warns that despite worrying homelessness statistics this year, potentially yet more bad news is on the horizon. The HPSG is a group of representatives from the Voluntary Sector, Health, Social Landlords, Scottish...

Homeless Action Scotland is delighted to see reports on social media from the leader of Glasgow City Council that they have identified £4m to support those organisations who were about to receive devastating cuts. This is thanks largely to how the Law Centres and CABx were...

COVID 19 has been one of the most challenging and difficult times our society has faced since the Second World War. We are far from out of the pandemic, and we are less than a year into it affecting our society. Every family, company, organisation,...

With emergency legislation being passed in the Scottish Parliament yesterday, Homeless Action Scotland's Policy Manager takes a quick look at what this means for the sector and some of the challenges services might face in the future. The Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill complements and supplements the Coronavirus...

Homeless Action Scotland CEO Gavin Yates writes in today's The Herald: Recent statistics showing that homelessness in Scotland is still on the rise are another reminder of the extent of the problem that faces those of us committed to ending this stain on Scottish society. Various factors...