Better Futures annual event 6th November 2019

12/11/19

Supporting Better Futures for All Wednesday, 6th November  Wheatley Academy, Glasgow This event was a great opportunity to... Read More
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Social Security – Benefit Take-up Plans

28/10/19

The Scottish Government has launched its plans to promote benefit take up amongst those who face particular barriers... Read More
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Social Security in Scotland – delegates found out more on 19th Sept

13/08/19

The programme has been finalised and includes the following speakers: from the DWP – Lynn McAteer, Scotland Partnership... Read More

Draft Fire Safety Guidance for Specialised Housing – read HSEU’s response

07/08/19

  Following the Grenfell tragedy in 2017 the Scottish Government established a Ministerial Working Group to review building... Read More

Advocacy for disabled people accessing Social Security in Scotland – a consultation

16/07/19

  The Social Security (Scotland) Act requires that disabled people should have access to independent advocacy when they... Read More
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Funding announced for training housing support workers

08/07/19

The Scottish Government is providing £900,000 during 2019/20 to contribute to the costs of training housing support workers... Read More

Impact of UK welfare policies in Scotland

24/06/19

The Scottish Affairs Committee has launched an inquiry, examining the impact of UK welfare policies in Scotland, such... Read More

Homelessness – a focus on rehousing

30/05/19

So far 66 people have been provided accommodation through the Housing First pathfinder projects in 6 areas in... Read More
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Housing First Dundee finds that Better Futures is key tool

17/04/19

Dundee City Council is one of five Scottish pathfinder local authorities for the Housing First model and aims... Read More

Homelessness event briefing

10/04/19

The HSEU jointly delivered a homelessness event on 11th March with Cosla and the Simon Community entitled The... Read More