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Emergency Legislation for a Fairer Scotland

Martin Gavin, Head of External Relations at Homeless Network Scotland blogs on the Emergency Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill being debated in parliament on 1 April 2020. Originally published in Scottish Housing News. Homelessness is unlikely to be one of the enduring memories of this pandemic. That significant statement pays tribute to…

Crisis open emergency fund for local charities

Crisis have today opened a grants programme to support local homelessness organisations across the UK respond to the Covid-19 emergency. Part of their ‘In this Together’ campaign, it is a simple process to apply and grants are available in two programmes, either up to £5k or up to £50k.

PPE Helpline: NHS National Services for Scotland

A helpline has been set up for services registered with the Care Inspectorate re access to personal protective equipment (PPE).   All services who are registered with the Care Inspectorate and are providing social care support, who have confirmed/suspected cases of COVID-19, and have an urgent need for PPE after…