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£80 could enable a legal adviser to complete an application for legal aid funding

Over 9,500 children in Scotland will wake up on Christmas morning without a place to call home. This is the highest number on record.

Yes, we are outraged too.

Forced to stay in unfit, temporary accommodation, often with damp and mould, that is cramped and unsuitable for a family to live in.

This is not a home.

But how did it come to this?

A lack of affordable homes in Scotland means the housing emergency is spiralling. More people are struggling in temporary accommodation or being forced onto the streets.

My first six weeks living in temporary accommodation left me traumatised for life.
- Fashmina

This is unacceptable.

We must act now.

Your donation today could:

  • answer an emergency call from a family who are facing the fear and uncertainty of being made homeless

  • help to pay for legal advice to help a family in crisis keep their home

  • advocate for access to secure and permanent homes for everyone

Your donation won’t be restricted to a single project but will be used wherever it’s needed most to help those fighting for their right to a safe home.

You could help us be there when it matters most.


We exist to defend the right to a safe home, because home is everything. The fight to end the housing emergency starts here.

How we helped in 2022/23

  • 16,800 people got advice through our helpline and webchat services.

  • 1 million + visits to our online advice pages.

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