No Room For Homelessness

We bring together the main Churches in their work to eliminate homelessness in Scotland. We develop volunteering at a local level to help homeless people.
We encourage use of church property for much-needed affordable homes.
We link local problems of homelessness with national means of tackling them.

***We have moved!*** Our new address is:

25 Nicolson Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9BX



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Volunteer Recruitment

We Need Your Help Scottish Churches Housing Action (SCHA) brings together major church denominations and organisations to support the churches’ work on homelessness in Scotland. We were launched in 1995 with charitable status and over the years we have become one of...

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Vacancy: Policy and External Relations Manager

  Recruitment Information: Organisation:    Scottish Churches Housing Action (SCHA) Post:                   Policy and External Relations Manager Salary:                 £30,000 Hours:                 Full time (35 hours) Location:            Office in Edinburgh but...

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Press Release: Route Map to End Homelessness

  PRESS RELEASE Please click on the link below to access the Everyone Home Collective launch of the new Route Map calling on the Scottish Parliament to reach cross-party consensus to end homelessness in Scotland in two terms (10 years) 2020_11_19_RouteMap3_V5 Press...

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SCHA Annual Report

  Report to:        Scottish Churches Housing Action                            Annual General Meeting Subject:             Annual Review Date:                  29 October 2020 Author:             Richard Howat, Chief Executive         The purpose of this report is to...

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Support and funding for charities #Covid-19

Charities and community groups supporting people in poverty in these very difficult times can find official up-to-date information and details of emergency funding at the SCVO Coronavirus Third Sector Information Hub. You can also report the challenges you are facing...

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Keeping in touch during these times #Covid-19

Due to Government guidelines SCHA staff will all be working from home, until further notice. We are still available should you need us, please email: We will respond to individual emails as quickly as we can, we appreciate the information and...

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Scottish Churches Housing Action office staffing, and Covid-19

We're noting all the Government advice about keeping people well in these times. As a result we are cutting back significantly on staffing the office, and will mostly be working from home. For the time being the office is still open but will only have one staff member...

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Women’s Aid partnership highlighted

Scottish Churches Housing Action's recent partnership agreement with Women's Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire (WASLER) is highlighted amongst news items in the Church of Scotland magazine's February edition. Life & Work gives details of the partnership,...

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Befriending project for Paisley

Plans for a possible Befriending Project in Paisley for people at risk of or experiencing homelessness have attracted a lot of local interest. The plans are a joint venture between Paisley Abbey and Scottish Churches Housing Action. SCHA Development Manager, Heather...

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New Finance Manager for Scottish Churches Housing Action

We bid a warm welcome to new Finance Manager, Paul Bannon, following the retirement of Graham Jaques. Paul brings varied experience to the role, having worked in Local Government for 19 years and the charity sector for the last 20. He previously worked with Age...

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Strengthening Communities – Annual Review 2019

Our Annual Review 2019 is now available - we hope you find it both interesting and informative, with details of our work and events over the year, along with a 2018-19 income and expenditure summary. You can find the report...

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Homeless Sunday – 13 October

Today is World Homeless Day - so much remains to be done, to see a Scotland free of homelessness. Please join us in marking Homeless Sunday this coming Sunday, 13 October. Churches and other groups can help by raising awareness, encouraging action, and continuing in...

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We are moving!

On 24 September we are moving to 25 Nicolson Square, Edinburgh EH8 9BX. Our phone number will stay the same: 0131 477 4500. Please update your records and keep in touch! All the details are in our September E-news, out today, which includes items on the Starter Packs...

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Starter Packs National Conference 2019

There was a great atmosphere at our 4th Starter Packs conference, co-hosted with CRNS (Community Resources Network Scotland). Over 50 delegates from 30 organisations attended this year, at the same venue which proved so popular in 2018, Falkirk Trinity Church. Our...

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Scottish Churches Housing Action
25 Nicolson Square
Edinburgh EH8 9BX

Phone: 0131 477 4500 | Email: