Together we will end homelessness in Scotland
In Scotland we provide education, training and support for homeless people from our Edinburgh centre.
We campaign to end homelessness in Scotland for good, and work across the country to improve access to rented accommodation for homeless people.
Together with our supporters, we fundraise in Scotland with events across the country.
Our Chief Executive, Jon Sparkes, is Chair of the Scottish Government’s Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group.
Throughout our 50th anniversary year, we have consulted with more than 1,000 people across Britain to produce a long-term plan to end homelessness. We launched the plan in Scotland on Monday, 18 June 2018.
Crisis Skylight Edinburgh works with people who are homeless and vulnerably housed.
... I came to Crisis and I started to take part in music classes and getting qualifications in IT and Communications. Crisis was something to get up for and look forward to. I suddenly had a purpose.
At Crisis Skylight Edinburgh we offer help to support people in their journey out of homelessness and towards independence.
Today is a significant day in our efforts to end homelessness in Scotland for good as Local Government and Housing Minister, Kevin Stewart confirmed that the final recommendations of the Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group (HARSAG) have been accepted by the Scottish Government.
Jon Sparkes' latest blog on the Scottish Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group. "I am delighted to begin this blog by confirming that this week, Kevin Stewart, Minister for Local Government and Housing has accepted in principal the recommendations from the Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group on how to transform temporary accommodation."
Moving all homeless people out of unsuitable temporary accommodation, such as bed and breakfasts or unsupported hostels, after seven days could save £29m in public money this year alone.
Throughout our 50th anniversary year, we have consulted with more than 1,000 people across Britain to produce a long-term plan to end homelessness. We are launching the plan in Edinburgh on Monday, 18 June 2018.