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So far Stuart Duncan has created 41 blog entries.

Parent and Toddlers

2021-06-14T14:44:56+01:0021 June 2021|

James Hawthorn sheds light on the latest from the Child & Family Centre, and in particular the significance of the newly restarted parent and toddler groups.

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

2021-06-16T00:38:40+01:0016 June 2021|

"This week, as we celebrate the contribution that refugees make to our communities, we also want to celebrate the volunteers who devote their time to planning, preparing and delivering ESOL classes that help our New Glaswegian community navigate their new life in Glasgow. "

Refugee Week 2021

2021-06-15T15:20:12+01:0015 June 2021|

As we mark and celebrate Refugee Week here at Glasgow City Mission, we recognise those members of our community who have journeyed from all over the world to escape what is often a brutal and traumatic past in pursuit of a more stable life. Read to find out more about Glasgow City Mission's approach to walking alongside those currently on this journey.

Everyone Home Report 2021

2021-06-08T13:44:54+01:008 June 2021|

We are delighted to be one of the 35 organisations involved in Everyone Home which seeks to be at the heart of Scotland’s national recovery from Covid-19. The aim is to leave homelessness and rough [...]

We Are All Made of Stories

2021-06-04T14:23:33+01:007 June 2021|

Mens International Worker Adam Ireland discusses some of the harsh and brutal realities that many of our international guests face in their pursuit of a safe, more stable and less traumatic life.

Chewing the Tower of Diversity

2021-05-25T20:30:15+01:0031 May 2021|

Marion Carson recently enjoyed an afternoon at the Child & Family Centre, learning a little about other cultures and enjoying a freshly cooked Chinese meal.

OVERNIGHT WELCOME CENTRE 2020/21

2021-05-25T19:25:51+01:0026 May 2021|

Our winter night shelter ran for 10 consecutive years as an emergency accommodation service from 1 December to 31 March. It ensured nobody needed to sleep rough in Glasgow during the coldest months of the year.

Loving the lepers in our midst – 1 Corinthians 11:1

2021-05-17T17:15:20+01:0024 May 2021|

Glasgow City Mission have supported recent petitions to the UK government regarding changes to UK immigration laws. We work with refugees and see first-hand their struggles, so we want to help them. In this blog Charles, our CEO, asks who are viewed as the outcasts or lepers in our society today and what should our response be to their plight.

Glasgow Overnight Welcome Centre Follow Up

2021-05-18T12:53:03+01:0018 May 2021|

The Overnight Welcome Centre closed its doors on 31 March 2021. In previous years when we ran the Winter Night Shelter (WNS) this would have meant a short spell of report writing, storing of materials [...]

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