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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
More than 4 in 10 Scots would struggle with £50 increase in housing costs

More than 4 in 10 Scots would struggle with £50 increase in housing costs

4 January 2017

New research has found that 4 in 10 (41%) renters or mortgage holders in Scotland would struggle to afford their monthly payments if they increased by £50.

More than 4 in 10 Scots would struggle with £50 increase in housing costs
Homelessness Campaign Goes to Holyrood

Homelessness Campaign Goes to Holyrood

6 December 2016

Shelter Scotland was outside the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday 6 December to highlight the plight of homeless children at Christmas and to urge MSPs to sign up to its hard-hitting homelessness campaign.

Homelessness Campaign Goes to Holyrood

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