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Health and fuel poverty projects mapped

7 February 2017

The vital and sometimes life-saving work carried out by dozens of organisations across Scotland that tackle health issues caused by fuel poverty has been mapped in a new report.

Health and fuel poverty projects mapped

Homeless families spend longer in temporary housing

7 February 2017

The increasing time spent in temporary accommodation by homeless families with children in Scotland is now far too long and risks harming their health and wellbeing.

Homeless families spend longer in temporary housing
Trip to the doctors could include financial check-up

Trip to the doctors could include financial check-up

31 January 2017

People in some of the most deprived areas of Glasgow and Dundee are being offered a new service where an appointment with their doctor could also see them referred to money and debt advisors within the same health-centre.

Trip to the doctors could include financial check-up
Damning statistics show big increase in homeless children

Damning statistics show big increase in homeless children

17 January 2017

Today the Scottish Government revealed a 17% increase in children in temporary accommodation.

Damning statistics show big increase in homeless children

Test projects support hundreds of private landlords to raise standards

10 January 2017

Our pilot projects supporting private landlords in Dundee and the Highlands show many need support if they are to give tenants a better service.

Test projects support hundreds of private landlords to raise standards

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