£2.3m for people with vulnerabilities given out by the Scottish Government
- 29 Dec
The Scottish Government is helping organisations who support people who are homeless or have vulnerabilities to live independently in Scotland.
The Scottish Government has announced that 32 projects will receive a part of the money which has been set aside in its 2015/16 draft budget, reports Inside Housing.
Housing minister Margaret Burgess made the announcement saying: "It is heart-breaking that in a country as prosperous as Scotland some people do not have the support they need to help them live as independently as they can and fulfil their potential. This government is clear, we want to provide opportunities for people to flourish and we recognise that a lack of suitable housing can be a major barrier preventing them from achieving their full potential."
A list of all the projects can be seen here.
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