Homeless Action Scotland is the National Membership organisation for homelessness in Scotland.

Homeless Action Scotland exists to improve the conditions of homeless people and those at risk of becoming homeless.

Our mission is to be the leading organisation influencing and supporting the development and implementation of effective policy and practice that meets the challenges of homelessness in Scotland.

What we do


  • Work with our members to prevent and tackle homelessness

  • Provide a voice for service providers to policy makers

  • Lobby Holyrood and Westminster for improvements in policy and law

  • Promote good policy and practice in local authorities and housing providers

  • Carry out and disseminate research

  • Provide regular good quality information of topical interest to our members

  • Provide training and seminars

  • Organise the annual Scottish National Homelessness Conference

  • Raise the profile of youth housing issues

  • Support the development of leaving home and housing education in schools, youth work and housing support settings

  • Carry out specific commissioned pieces of work on homelessness for our members