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GHIFT blog: Why I’m All in for Glasgow

All in for Glasgow is facilitated by Homeless Network Scotland to co-design a blueprint for services people in the city affected by homelessness need during the cost of living crisis and beyond. Commissioners, service providers and people with lived experience are working together in a series of design sessions to…

Homelessness guidance films for health staff

More effort and targeted approaches are often needed to ensure health and social care for people experiencing homelessness is available, accessible, and provided to the same standards and quality enjoyed by everyone, according to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). Based on that key principle, NICE produced a guideline…

‘Housing First is our best tool to combat homelessness’

A homelessness expert in the US has written about the successes and challenges of Housing First in Washington State – also providing an insight into how Housing First is viewed there. Writing in The Seattle Times, Paul Carlson says: “The persistence of homelessness frustrates everyone, no matter your politics, beliefs…

June Network Briefing

This month you’ll find a wide range of reports and research on subjects including rural poverty, wealth inequality, stigma and support for women experiencing homelessness, as well as learning opportunities and first details of Scotland’s annual homelessness conference. Be sure to check out details of our upcoming Members’ Forum event…