Would you consider opening your home – and your heart – to a young person in Glasgow who desperately needs a safe place for the night? Our new campaign, led by Deacon Blue star Lorraine McIntosh, is looking for generous people who might just make all the difference to someone who is having a tough time. In our latest story, we feature Miriam Anwar, who recently became a Nightstop host.Continue reading
We’re looking for the generous people of Glasgow to open their homes and hearts to vulnerable young people at risk by providing a bed for a night or two. Here, our ambassador, the singer and actress Lorraine McIntosh, reveals why she’s supporting our campaign.Continue reading
We’re looking for the generous people of Glasgow to open their homes and hearts to vulnerable young people at risk by providing a bed for a night or two. As part of our campaign, we are profiling some of the guests and their hosts, to find out what Nightstop Glasgow means to them. We kick-off with Jamie Hughes…Continue reading
Deacon Blue star Lorraine McIntosh has asked the people of Glasgow to ‘open their homes and hearts’ to some of the most vulnerable young people in her home city.
Lorraine is supporting our Simon Community Scotland Nightstop campaign, after revealing she was homeless at the age of 18, an experience which has lived with her for more than 35 years.Continue reading
Earlier this year we saw an opportunity to deliver a homeless outreach service in Perthshire and we jumped at the chance to take it! We spent many hours planning and preparing with the intent of doing the best job we can for those who need us most. One of the things we wanted to do was hold a roadshow in Perth… so we did! At the end of September, our CEO and Director of Services went to Dunkeld, Birnam, Aberfeldy, and Pitlochry to meet all of the lovely Perthshire people and discuss what we plan on doing for those experiencing homelessness in their area. The roadshow had a great turnout and so many people were excited to see Simon Community Scotland start work in the Perthshire area.