Crisis in Scotland

We provide direct support for homeless people and influence policy to help end homelessness in Scotland.

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.

Crisis Skylight Edinburgh

Crisis Skylight Edinburgh works with people who are homeless and vulnerably housed. 


Kevin's story
... 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.

Latest news

Last month, Crisis turned 50. This was a milestone that as an organisation we never wanted to rea...

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Scotland’s Housing Minister will today pledge his support to Crisis, as it starts to build a plan to end homelessness in Scotland for good. Kevin Stewart MSP’s support comes after the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, also pledged to work with Crisis to achieve its aims of ending homelessness.

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On 15 May Crisis will host our 50th anniversary conference in Glasgow to launch our ambition to end homelessness in Scotland. With contributions from First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Prime Minister Theresa May, the conference will bring together thought leaders, policy experts, professionals from across a range of sectors, and people with firsthand experience of homelessness to shape the future agenda on ending homelessness.

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Homelessness Monitor in Scotland

The Homelessness Monitor provides an independent analysis of the impact on homelessness of recent economic and policy developments across the UK.

The Scotland report monitors the impact on homelessness of the slow pace of economic recovery and the effects of welfare and housing reform and analyses key trends. It also highlights emerging trends and forecasts some of the likely changes.


Local ways to get involved


Check out our volunteering roles in Scotland. We often have vacancies for classroom assistants to help our tutors in Crisis Skylight Edinburgh in various classes and workshops as well as other roles.

Volunteer for Crisis in Scotland
Fundraise for us - Take part in the Scottish Half Marathon or 10K

Run along the magnificent East Lothian Golf Coast before finishing in the final furlong at Musselburgh Racecourse.

Scottish Half Marathon & 10K

Contact us

For media enquiries, call 0131 209 7725 (out of hours 07973 372587)