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Code of Guidance on Homelessness

Published: 31 May 2005
ISBN:
0 7559 0868 6

Tackling homelessness is central to the Scottish Executive’s strategy for providing routes out of poverty and disadvantage and promoting economic inclusion. We have put in place forward-looking and ambitious policies to prevent and alleviate homelessness,

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Code of Guidance on Homelessness
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Annex B - Summary of contacts referred to in the Code

Paragraph 2.40: social care advisor for the Scottish Prison Service; Tony McNulty, Social Care Adviser, Scottish Prison Service, Calton House, 5 Redheughs Rigg, EH12 9HW

Paragraph 2.51: Veterans Agency: 0800 169 2277 (free helpline) e-mail help@veteransagency.gsi.gov.uk website http://www.veteransagency.mod.ukSSAFA Forces Help provide housing advice: tel 020 7403 8783

Paragraph 2.74: Mortgage to rent team at Communities Scotland: tel 0131 479 5188 or e-mail mortgagetorent@communitiesscotland.gov.uk

Paragraph 2.87 - Scottish Social Networks Forum Co-ordinator at Rock Trust - Lesley Stenhouse on 0131 557 4059 (switchboard) 0131 524 9869 (direct) 07977 987 308 (mobile) or email lesley.stenhouse@rocktrust.org

Paragraph 2.90 - National furniture co-ordinator - Linsay Chalmers tel: 07980 895182 or e-mail: linsay@crns.org.uk or see website http://www.morethanfurniture.org.uk

Paragraph 2.91 - contact the National Rent Deposit Forum's Development officer (Scotland) at scotland@nrdf.org.uk or see website http://www.nrdf.org.uk .

Paragraph 2.94 contact the Scottish Homelessness and Employability Network at SHEN tel 0131 226 4383 or see website http://www.shen-scotland.org .

Paragraph 3.19 contact the Scottish Housing Best Value Network at Research & Development Co-ordinator, SHBVN, School of the Built Environment, Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS. Telephone: 0131 451 4603 Or see website at http://www.sbe.hw.ac.uk/shbvn/index.htm

Appendix 13C
Paragraph 5 - NASS outreach regional team:
Colin Mitchell
Outreach Team Leader
Festival Court
200 Brand Street
Glasgow G51 1DH
tel: 0141 419 1321
email: colin.mitchell@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk


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