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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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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Job vacancy: Finance Manager

SCHA is seeking a new Finance Manager, due to the retirement of the current post-holder - full details of the post and how to apply can be found in the job description and person specification. Completed applications must be received by 24 June 2019 and addressed to:...

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New Chief Executive for SCHA

Scottish Churches Housing Action has announced the appointment of Richard Howat as Chief Executive, to take up the role on 20 May 2019. “Richard has a significant track record in working in the field of homelessness and in campaigning to tackle the causes of...

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Join our Walk of Unity, Friday 7 June!

We're calling on walkers to join us in Edinburgh on Friday 7 June! We are holding a Walk of Unity to highlight the way we bring the churches together to act against homelessness, and to raise awareness of homelessness and its issues. Any sponsorship raised will go...

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Not asking 500 miles! Just 20 odd or even 5 🙂

We are looking for walkers to nominate SCHA as their chosen charity for the sponsored Kiltwalk. The good news is that with this event SCHA will receive 140% of what you raise, thanks to the Hunter Foundation. This walking challenge takes place in 4 cities across...

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Save the date! Homeless Sunday, 13 October 2019

An important date for your diaries - Homeless Sunday 2019 will take place on 13 October. You will remember that the event moved away from January to October to be near World Homeless Day, which on the 10th. More details to follow in the Spring, and we will keep you...

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HARSAG – what next? SCHA AGM event 2018

On Friday 28 September we held our 24th AGM, at the Church of Scotland offices in George Street. Prior to the business meeting our Associate Convener, Very Rev Dr Russell Barr, gave a presentation on the Scottish Government's Homelessness & Rough Sleeping Action...

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HARSAG’s final report

The Homelessness and Rough Sleepers Action Group, or HARSAG as it’s more commonly known, presented its final report in late June to the Local Government and Housing Minister, Kevin Stewart. He has not only confirmed that HARSAG’s recommendations have been accepted by...

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Starter Pack Networking Event

Our 3rd annual Starter Pack Networking Event in partnership with CRNS will be held on Thursday 13 September at Falkirk Trinity Church, from 10am-3pm. This is an opportunity for anyone involved in providing starter packs across Scotland, whether staff, volunteers or...

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Scottish Churches Housing Action
25 Nicolson Square
Edinburgh EH8 9BX

Phone: 0131 477 4500 | Email: