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14 Dec 17: SCHA addresses cross-party group at Scottish Parliament
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28 Nov 17: our homeless neighbour - news roundup
November 28th
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7 Nov 17: key facts on housing need and homelessness
November 7th
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25 Oct 17: good progress in east lothian
October 25th
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9 Oct 17: Former Moderator takes up role
October 9th

Who we are

Scottish Churches Housing Action brings together 12 Christian denominations and organisations in Scotland, all with a commitment to ending homelessness.

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Read our Annual Review for 2017
and our Directors' Report and Financial Statements for the year ended 31 March 2017.

Board The Board is made up of a representative of each of our 12 members, plus co-opted members. In addition, there are two Associate Conveners.

Staff There are currently four staff.

Volunteers Volunteers are essential to our work, whether helping plan our activities on the Board and committees, providing office services, or active in their communities. Contact us at info@churches-housing.org if you would like to know more.

Supporters You can join our STARS network; or to keep in touch with what we're doing through our newsletter and e-news, enter your email address in the footer below to sign up. 

Board

  • Convener: Rev Graeme Wilson
  • Vice-Convener: Brian Graham
  • Co-opted members: John Kitson; Graeme Wilson; Rev Muriel Pearson; Liann Weir
  • Associate Conveners: Rt Rev Bruce Cameron; Very Rev Dr Russell Barr
The links below will take you to the relevant organisation's website 
 
Baptist Union of Scotland vacant
Church of Scotland Peter Donaldson
Evangelical Alliance vacant
Free Church of Scotland Rev Douglas MacKeddie
Iona Community Carrie Gooch
Methodist Church in Scotland David Easson
Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) Alistair Trainor
Roman Catholic Church of Scotland Miriam McHardy
Salvation Army Major Steven Turner
Scottish Episcopal Church Joe Cassidy
United Reformed Church Brian Graham
United Free Church of Scotland Rev Ann Purdie

Staff

  • Chief Executive and Company Secretary: Alastair Cameron
  • Development Manager, VCT Skills: Diane Beckett
  •  Administrator: Lauren Forbes
  • Finance Manager: Graham Jaques

In memoriam: Diane Beckett

13 July 1959 - 24 October 2017

We at Scottish Churches Housing Action are sad to announce the death of our colleague and friend Diane Beckett, in a road traffic accident on the evening of Tuesday 24 October.

Diane, our Development Manager, joined SCHA in June 2000. She covered the whole of Scotland, supporting local volunteer action to tackle homelessness. Her commitment and enthusiasm were infectious. We will miss her, as will the many people whose lives she touched.

Diane's funeral was held at Daldowie Crematorium on Wed 8 November, led by Barbara Ogilvie. Tributes were given by Diane's daughter Amy Beckett, and by Alastair Cameron.

Our thoughts and prayers are with her two daughters, her parents, and the wider family.

Rev Graeme Wilson, Convener
Alastair Cameron, Chief Executive

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