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The Scottish Minister for Local Government and Housing Kevin Stewart MSP has backed Crisis and Glasgow Homelessness Network's (GHN) call for a new sector-led centre to tackle homelessness through evidence-based solutions.

Watch this film and see how Crisis' volunteers and donors helped thousands of homeless people enjoy warmth, comfort and companionship this Christmas.

Responding to the SNP's manifesto, launched today, national homelessness charity Crisis welcomed the focus on homelessness, particularly on protecting support for young people, but warned there is still much to do to arrest the growing number of homeless people stuck in unsuitable temporary accommodation.

Crisis is today launching a Manifesto to End Homelessness - a series of recommendations for the next Scottish Government to follow in its continued fight against homelessness.

Thank you to the thousands of volunteers, donors and supporters who helped make Crisis at Christmas happen for homeless people across the country.

Although Crisis at Christmas may be over for the year, Crisis classes and courses run year-round across the UK. Find out how we could help you make a new start.

Crisis has opened its Christmas centres welcoming homeless guests in London, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Birmingham and Coventry in from the cold for warmth, comfort and access to vital services.

Crisis Carol services have been taking place in Edinburgh, London, Newcastle and - for the first time - in Birmingham this month.

Crisis responds to Scotland's proposed Private Tenancies Bill, putting greater protection for tenants at the heart of the Scottish Government's housing plans.

A series of public events in September will open a window on artists at work in Crisis Skylight studios across the UK.

Scottish poet Claire Askew has joined homeless people at Crisis' Creative Writing group in Edinburgh for a special session on story telling.

Homeless people in Edinburgh have performed in 'Home', a multimedia theatre production of their own creation.

Crisis Skylight Edinburgh is holding a series of drop-in sessions to raise awareness that, even if you are homeless or have no fixed address, you can still have your say in the coming General Election.

Government figures show a fall in homelessness applications received by Scottish councils between October and December 2014 but an eight per cent increase in people assessed as intentionally homeless.

Around 250 people learnt more about different opportunities to volunteer in the homelessness sector at a special event organised by Crisis.

Watch Crisis' new film and see what happened when we welcomed more than 4,000 people in from the cold this Christmas

Crisis thanks the thousands of volunteers, donors and supporters who helped make Crisis at Christmas happen for homeless people across the country.

Watch Crisis' new film and see what happened when the first Crisis at Christmas centres opened on 23 December.

Crisis has opened 12 centres welcoming homeless guests in London, Newcastle and Edinburgh in from the cold for warmth, comfort and access to vital services this Christmas.

Crisis at Christmas day centres are safe, warm and vibrant places to spend the festive period in London, Newcastle and Edinburgh.

Homeless people across the UK have been celebrating their achievements at a series of local events to mark the end of Crisis' autumn term.

Breaking Barriers

A film made on placement at Crisis Skylight Edinburgh has been previewed at a veterans' information day.

This year Crisis will host special carol services in London, Newcastle and Edinburgh. Reserve your free tickets for a unique Christmas experience.

Crisis Skylight Edinburgh has hosted a literary event with Jeni Fagan, author of best-selling novel 'The Panoptican'.

As part of the Edinburgh festivals, Edinburgh's Photography Group has held its second exhibition, the culmination of a term's work.

Jeremy Paxman, author, former 'Newsnight' presenter and Crisis supporter, joined Crisis Skylight Edinburgh's Creative Writing class.

Homeless people across the UK are making a fresh start this summer at a series of classes run by Crisis.

Crisis Skylight Edinburgh has held its end-of-term Celebration of Success event.

Big Lottery Fund grant awarded to help homeless people in the Scottish capital find work.

To mark Volunteers' Week, Crisis thanked people like Archie who donate their time to help homeless people to get back on their feet.

Group scoops Oustanding Achievement Award at Edinburgh Adult Learners' Week 2014.

A special event has seen the unveiling of a unique mosaic, created by members of one of Crisis Skylight Edinburgh's weekly art classes.

Leading artists and members of Crisis art classes across the country attended a glittering private view of the Crisis Commission exhibition.

Celebrating success

Members of Crisis Skylight Edinburgh who recently gained qualifications have attended a Celebration of Success to enjoy formal recognition of their achievements.

Clients at Crisis Skylight Edinburgh presented an evening of music and performance.

Homeless clients in Edinburgh have produced a unique documentary exploring homelessness in the Scottish capital.

More than 120 homeless people were welcomed on Christmas Day as Edinburgh hosted its first Crisis at Christmas.

Get where you want to be, with classes, activities and services for homeless people.

Crisis has opened ten centres welcoming homeless guests in from the cold for warmth, comfort and access to vital services.

Volunteers, supporters and staff came together at special events across the country to recognise the achievements of homeless people in courses and activities run by Crisis.

The Coronation Street star joined Crisis Skylight Edinburgh for an afternoon mince pie at the Festival Theatre.

Crisis Skylight Edinburgh will be running a special workshop with Edinburgh Libraries on Friday 29 November to celebrate Book Week Scotland.

The Crisis Skylight Edinburgh photography group has launched a new exhibition celebrating the creativity and talent of homeless artists in the city.

Thousands of people are being asked to donate their time over the festive period and volunteer for Crisis at Christmas 2013 in London, Edinburgh and Newcastle.

Members of Crisis Skylight Edinburgh's Creative Writing group are to host a reading of a new play produced in the class.

Crisis at Christmas needs big empty buildings to offer warmth, comfort and life-changing services to thousands of homeless people this Christmas, and will start to recruit volunteers in October.

Members of the film making group at Crisis Skylight Edinburgh have interviewed a renowned historian as part of their documentary exploring homelessness in the Scottish capital.

Crisis Skylight Edinburgh is inviting current and would-be clients to attend an information afternoon to learn about the classes on offer this autumn.

Crisis Skylight Edinburgh celebrated the end of a successful spring term with an afternoon of celebrations at Serenity Cafe

Homeless artists at Crisis Skylight centres across the UK will be exhibiting at Art in Crisis, a national festival of visual and performing arts running from 17 July to 3 August.

Edinburgh homeless people were given the chance to take part in t-shirt printing, card and jewellery making, as well as access information about education at an indoor learning market as part of Adult Learners' Week.

Crisis Skylight Edinburgh is holding an indoor learning market for clients and prospective clients as part of Adult Learner's Week.

Clients at Crisis Skylight London and Edinburgh have enjoyed a busy week of cultural activities.

Crisis Skylight Edinburgh and Comas have joined forces to launch a new arts programme, funded by Creative Scotland.

Crisis Skylight Edinburgh held its first Celebration of Success event in the historic Riddle's Court building of Edinburgh's old town.

Crisis Skylight Edinburgh held a series of literary workshops for homeless and vulnerably housed people in celebration of Book Week Scotland.

Staff members have attended the launch of Book Week Scotland at the country's National Library ahead of plans to run workshops at Crisis Skylight Edinburgh as part of Scotland's first national celebration of reading.

Crisis unveiled plans to offer single homeless people new education and training opportunities at a reception in Edinburgh attended by the Scottish housing minister.

Crisis Skylight Edinburgh is launching its first Autumn Programme, building on the success of Summer Programme taster sessions which ran in outreach venues across the city.

Crisis Skylight Edinburgh is launching its first Summer Programme, kicking off with taster sessions in arts and music to IT and creative writing.

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