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...

New Chief Exec for SCHA announced

Scottish Churches Housing Action today announced the appointment of David Cressey as Chief Executive, to take up the role in March. He will succeed the long-standing Chief Executive, Alastair Cameron, on his retirement. “David has what we were looking for in the...

New development manager for SCHA

Scottish Churches Housing Action welcomed Heather Zajac as Development Manager, as 2018 starts. “We’re delighted to bring Heather into the team,” says Alastair Cameron, SCHA Chief Executive. “She’ll be making a new start in stimulating...