Report presenting the findings of a study which investigated the continuity of care experienced by prisoners before and after release. It also makes recommendations as to how continuity of care between prison and the community could be improved.
This statistics release presents information on homelessness applications, assessments and outcomes up to the end of September 2008 and on households in temporary accommodation up to end December 2008.
The report updates annual analyses for 2007-08 and earlier years incorporating updated information received from councils since the last publication in September 2008. The purpose of this web only publication is to give an overview of key trends and features of homelessness applications in Scotland.
This resource details Dr Barnardo's account of his first encounter with a street 'arab'.
Report summarising findings from the regulation and inspection work of the Scottish Housing Regulator and focusing on those areas where there is room for improvement in services for tenants, homeless people and other users of services of social housing providers.
Briefing paper intended to inform housing professionals about some of the key priorities and challenges facing housing, health and care services in Scotland.
Report aiming to raise the profile of housing within health and social care partnership agendas through providing practical examples of how services and agencies need to connect in order to deliver the services people need.
Report presenting the findings and recommendations of a study which explored the extent to which information sharing issues were either hampering or facilitating the frontline delivery of Public Service Agreement 16, designed to promote better housing and employment outcomes for socially excluded groups, for adult offenders under probation supervision in England.
Paper investigating the relationship between homelessness and offending and describing supported accommodation services provided by Sacro for offenders in Scotland. It also summarises the principal findings from research on the impact of supported accommodation for offenders and highlights issues for practitioners which come out of the research.
Report providing a broad overview of major developments in housing and related policy areas in Scotland and across the rest of the UK.
This draft report summarises the key findings of a National Research Study conducted by the Advocacy Safeguards Agency. The study looked at why children and young people need advocacy, the laws relating to children and advocacy and the views young people hold about advocacy including what they would look for in an advocate. The report also identifies types of advocacy, barriers and enablers to advocacy, and examines the issues raised by adults interviewed about advocacy.