Connect. Learn. Act.
Homeless Network Scotland invites you to a series of live webinars covering a range of themes involving Homelessness in Scotland and the challenge facing the sector of COVID-19.
Each webinar will have several guest speakers as we focus on the many different strands and great work going on across Scotland at present in the sector. To join please follow these instructions.
Look out for more webinars from the team at Homeless Network Scotland coming soon.
From Precarious to Permanent | 27 April 2020
The series began with an in depth look at current Homelessness policy and its response to COVID-19. Delivered by Claire Frew, Policy and Impact Manager.
Involving People in Change | 4 May at 2.00pm
With the All In for Change Team, this session highlighted the benefits of involving people with lived experience in shaping services and explored perspectives on current and future involvement in light of COVID-19.
Housing First Update | 7 May at 2.00pm
To coincide with the Housing First Conference cancelled due to COVID-19, this webinar provided an update on Housing First in Scotland and we spoke to a very special guest Juha Kaakinen, CEO, Y-Foundation about Housing First and COVID-19 in Finland.
From Precarious to Permanent 2 | 14 May at 11.00am
Following on from webinar #1 in the series which looked in depth at current homelessness policy and its response to COVID-19, this webinar features a Q&A with Marion Gibbs, Team Leader, Scottish Government Homeless Team. Hosted by Claire Frew (Policy and Impact Manager).
Homelessness Action Plan | 21 May at 2.00pm
Delivered by Michelle Major Change Lead, Homeless Network Scotland, this webinar will provide an update on the Homelessness Action Plan in Scotland with particular focus on Rough Sleeping and Destitution.
Learning in Lockdown | 28 May at 2.00pm
Delivered by Graham Lamont, Business & Learning Development Manager, Homeless Network Scotland, this webinar will look specifically at the difficulties of learning during the COVID-19 crisis. Offering resources and potential strategies aimed at professionals, practitioners, service users, and volunteers.
Network COVID-19 Chat Room
We have opened a new chat room focusing on homelessness during Covid-19. There is a channel for leaders and senior managers and one for people with key frontline responsibilities – a place to drop in, connect with colleagues, swap notes and share resources.
If you’d like to get involved then get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know which of the channels you’d like to join and we’ll add you.