THE Rangers Charity Foundation have handed over more than £17,000 to the Simon Community to help Glasgow’s homeless.Continue reading
To give or not to give? That is the question.
Over the last two years many Cities in Scotland have experienced an increase in begging with a number of Councils wishing to make begging illegal in their city. Aberdeen, Perth, Edinburgh and Glasgow have all raised concerns. Begging is not illegal unless it is aggressive and then the Police can act upon those behaviours.Continue reading
Homelessness can happen to anyone, and I mean anyone, and at this time of year, when the temperatures fall below freezing it’s really heart rending to think that so many people are sleeping out on our streets. I had the opportunity to spend some time with the Simon Community’s Street Outreach service on Wednesday to see at first hand some of the issues homeless people are facing and also the range of support and real compassion shown by the Simon Community’s staff.Continue reading
Greg Chauvet Managing Director of the Glasgow Bike Station met with our CEO today to register their commitment to helping vulnerable people in the city by becoming a Friend of the Street Team.Continue reading
Trusty Paws is a monthly drop in service in the Hub for any person experiencing homelessness who has a dog.
At the drop-in clinic, anyone experiencing homelessness can bring their dog to be checked over, they can get appropriate advice and their dog can receive vaccinations.