Published: 31st Jan 2020

Independent sector organisations have placed bids to become partners in Glasgow’s Alliance to End Homelessness. The Alliance is the first of its kind in the UK and it will work with the council to reduce the amount of time people spend in homelessness services and will work to increase access to mainstream tenancies. The end goal of the Alliance is to end rough-sleeping and prevent homelessness. Work to establish the Alliance began in 2016 when a review highlighted the need to modernise homelessness services in Glasgow. Two independent sector organisations have bid for the contract, which is worth more than £187m over a maximum of 10 years, they will work with the council to transform the planning, design and delivery of homelessness services in the city. Everyone’s Home Group has been named the preferred bidder to work with the council, the group is made up of seven organisations: Aspire, Crossreach, … (To read the full article, subscribe below)