Reported by Third Force News – the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media. Organisations from across Scotland are looking to ensure people do not have to return to the streets as lockdown is eased A summit on homelessness in Scotland is taking place later today (Tuesday 28 July). … Continue reading Equality News Update: Third Force News: Homelessness summit to take place
HOMELESS people in Scotland's cities could have temporary tenancies "flipped" to give them more secure permanent accommodation after the Covid-19 outbreak.
A charity is helping ensure older people in Scotland can vote in the upcoming general election.
There has been a drastic increase in the number of elderly people seeking help for homelessness since 2012-13, data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveals.
The event is now open to under 18s and will see the youth programme taken to schools all across the country to educate young people on homelessness
Recent figures from the Scottish government have highlighted a direct link between youth homelessness and the care system. More than 700 people in Scotland who had left care within the last five years registered as homeless last year, with at least one young person a week going straight from care without a place to call home.
The rollout of the Housing First initiative in Scotland is set to be stepped up, with a target of helping 830 people find homes
Thousands of disabled people living in unsuitable homes across Scotland risk being “overlooked” by efforts to tackle homelessness, a report by a leading charity has warned.
IT is a high-tech solution to an age-old problem, yet a simple way to help those who cannot help themselves.
Alarming new statistics show 38 children a day are being made homeless in Scotland.
More than 34,000 homeless applications were made last year, according to Scottish Government figures.
Age Scotland has said the government and businesses have to do more to support the increasing numbers of people work beyond state pension age
The number of homeless households in Scotland has risen by 43 per cent since 2010, according to a new study carried out by Heriot-Watt University.
A village providing housing for homeless people is being launched in Edinburgh. It has been built by the social enterprise Social Bite, and aims to offer support and opportunities to residents as well as accommodation.
A charity has been given the go-ahead to open a village for the homeless after councillors approved its licence.