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...

SCHA Annual Review 2018, with Financial Statements & AGM Minutes

  Keep up-to-date with our news! You can find a copy of our 2018 Annual Review, “Loving Our Neighbour” here, with reflections on the year up to the end of September, and news of our activities over that time. Financial Statements for the year to March 31...

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...

Supported Lodgings – new research from Shelter Scotland & I-SPHERE

This interesting research demonstrates the benefits of supported lodging schemes to young people: “Shelter Scotland in collaboration with the Institute for Social Policy, Housing, Equalities Research (I-SPHERE) at Heriot-Watt University set out to explore...

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...

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...