Updates on Destitution

Scot Gov extends funding for destitution support

We welcome news that the Scottish Government has extended funding for our national helpline and…

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Supporting people in desperate need

The asylum system is tough and people seeking refugee protection sometimes fall through the cracks….

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The road to recovery: Bidih’s story

Many people seeking refugee protection have fled warzones or escaped torture and persecution. We help…

Samson’s story

We spoke to Samson, who took part in The Snuts’ ‘Somebody Loves You’ video with…

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Lockdown life: supporting people seeking asylum

How do you give hope to vulnerable people who are seeking asylum during a global…

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Lockdown life: “The support from colleagues is remarkable”

When he’s not providing vital support for people in desperate need, Destitution Adviser, Aref Ghorbani,…

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Lockdown life: “It’s like they’re in the boxing ring and I’m their coach”

One year since our office closed due to Covid-19, we caught up with Destitution Adviser,…

19 charities present joint plan to end rough sleeping

Today we’ve joined with nearly twenty fellow charities to present a joint plan to the…

Urgent action needed in response to death in Glasgow asylum accommodation

We are deeply saddened by the death of a member of our community in Glasgow….

Recommendations for a safe and accessible asylum system.

A few weeks ago, we set out our recommendations for a safe and accessible asylum…

Families stuck at home without food and internet

The reality of Covid-19 for families in the asylum system stuck at home without food…

Intensive support for people at risk of eviction and destitution

We’re pleased to receive funding from the Scottish Government to deliver a specialist service for…

Court finds that Serco lock-change evictions are lawful

Today, the Court of Session returned their verdict in the case of Ali vs Serco…

Q&A: lock-change evictions verdict

An updated Q&A on today’s Court of Session verdict. Please contact our helpline on 0141…

130 lock-change evictions paused by Glasgow Sheriff Court

On Friday 27th September, all interim interdicts were upheld by Glasgow Sheriff Court

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Scottish Refugee Council and Glasgow City Council host event on homelessness affecting refugees

Yesterday, practitioners from across the sector met to discuss key issues in homelessness for refugees in Glasgow.