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.



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Housing to 2040 and the role of Scottish churches

Last week the Scottish Government published Housing to 2040, their 20 year strategy to tackle housing problems and eradicate homelessness in Scotland. There is much to be welcomed within this route map, as will be outlined within this article. This does...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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