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Funding opportunity: Improving Lives Grant Programme


The Henry Smith Charity’s Improving Lives Grant Programme is offering grants of between £20,000 and £60,000 per year... Read More

Supported Housing – our response to the consultation


The Unit has responded, in conjunction with the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations, to two UK Government’s consultations on... Read More

SSSC Dementia Champions programme


The SSSC is now accepting applications for the ninth cohort of the national Dementia Champions programme. The Scottish... Read More

Social Security Bill – Stage One


The Social Security Committee has published its report on Stage One of the Social Security (Scotland) Bill. The... Read More

Social Security Advisory Committee – Call for evidence


The Social Security Advisory Committee’s (SSAC’s) next research project, carried out as part of its independent work programme, will... Read More

Business Resilience Survey Report


The CCPS Business Resilience Survey is an annual survey providing an overview of how third sector social care... Read More
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Supported Housing and the benefits system


On 25th October, the Prime Minister announced that the Local Housing Allowance cap will not be applied to... Read More

Devolution of Supported Accommodation Funding


The way that supported accommodation is funded is changing.  The UK Government policy was announced on the 31st... Read More
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Westminster Government publishes plan for funding supported housing


On 31st October, the Government published a response to the Communities and Local Government and Work and Pensions... Read More
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LHA cap on social rented housing is abandoned


The Prime Minister announced on 25th October that the Local Housing Allowance cap will not be applied to supported housing... Read More