Yesterday saw the eighth meeting of the Scottish Government's Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group (HRSAG).
Chief Executive blog: There was consensus for the principles of what we want to recommend at last week's meeting of the Scottish Government’s Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group.
In April 2017, Crisis announced a big ambition: a plan to end homelessness, once and for all. Sin...
Chief Executive blog: Recommendations for ending rough sleeping in Scotland are nearing completion.
That sense of resolve sums up the atmosphere of the 2nd stakeholder workshop of the Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group which took place yesterday. Colleagues from across housing, charities, justice, health, councils, housing associations and faith groups gathered to hear about and input to the progress the Action Group has made so far on recommending solutions to the Scottish Government on ending rough sleeping in Scotland and transforming the use of temporary accommodation.
To date, she’s raised over £5,500 for our Crisis at Christmas campaign.
Chief Executive blog: With the festive season behind us, members of the Scottish Government’s Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group were as focused as ever when we met for the fifth time in Shelter Scotland’s offices in Edinburgh this week.
2017 was a successful year for Crisis’ policy and campaigns team. But as important as our success...
As a society, it’s a question we ask ourselves a lot, even though many of us have come to see rough sleeping as an aspect of the world we live in, that, however tragic, will always be with us. But what if there was a way to end it for good?
The quiet determination that has been present in the meetings since the Action Group started work on 5 October continued as we started the 4th meeting by reviewing the implementation of the actions we recommended for this winter.