More Than Just A Roof

Rowan Alba is a charity that provides a range of services, which help people out of the misery that is repeat homelessness.
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Working in homelessness prevention and supporting people to realise their full potential, communication is key. Rowan Alba offers a variety of coaching qualifications and training. 


We provide a range of services across Scotland, which reduce the chances of people becoming homeless or, where this has happened, provide people with the support they need. 


There are opportunities to volunteer with us. CARDS (Community Alcohol Related Damage Service) is a befriending service run by Rowan Alba and volunteers. Get involved.

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Plus ça change…100 years since the Addison Act on housing

 This month marks a centenary of council housing, after the watershed Addison Act came into force across the UK in 1919. The legislation was meant to create Liberal PM Lloyd George’s “homes fit for heroes”, to house the returning soldiers from World War One. His...

Plus ça change……. Rowan Alba CEO Helen Carlin reflects on 100 years of housing challenges since the Addison Act came into effect  #homelessness #addisonact
#endhomelessness #SocialHousing

Read her inaugural blog:

A student in Brighton made this short reflective film on the housing crisis. I think some of you might like it. Pushed | Short film on the housing crisis on Vimeo

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