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 sleeping [...]
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.
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 and [...]
We at Glasgow City Mission are blessed to work with some incredibly talented guests. Before the Covid-19 pandemic we ran an art club as part of Urban, our moving on space. During the pandemic, we have [...]
We were delighted to reopen our City Centre Project daily drop-in service last week for the first time since December. For the past four months the only option to serve food to our guests was via [...]
A key thread through all of Glasgow City Mission’s work is community. Our wonderful Urban volunteers get to know our members, and their stability and faithfulness helps relationships to grow. Group projects like jigsaws, running club, [...]
Three months ago we appointed two new members of staff to fulfil the newly created role of Housing Settlement Officer. But what exactly is a Housing Settlement Officer? Why is it needed? And how is a vital piece in the puzzle in our ongoing commitment to the need of the people we work with and support?
Glasgow City Mission are delighted to be involved in this year’s Virtual Kiltwalk from 23-25 April. This is an opportunity for friends and supporters, both old and new, to raise funds for those affected by homelessness and poverty in these difficult days of the Covid pandemic.
Thanks to your support we have been able to continue our work at our city centre project, Child and Family Centre and Overnight Welcome Centre despite lockdown and the Covid-19 pandemic. Here are some highlights.
The following article outlines how we at Glasgow City Mission are adapting to the latest lockdown measures, in order to continue to bring a safe and effective service to all guests across our three projects.
The Glasgow Winter Night Shelter provides more than just a safe place to sleep for those who would otherwise be rough sleeping during the cold winter nights. We work hard with our partners to help people [...]