Simon Community Scotland

Simon Community Scotland is Scotland's largest provider of homelessness services, with outreach and residential services across Glasgow, Edinburgh, Perth and central Scotland.


Project overview

Project name: Get Connected 500
Theme: Financial health
Location: Glasgow and Edinburgh

Simon Community Scotland advocates for digital inclusion as a pathway back into society and a critical component in homelessness recovery.

The Get Connected 500 project will connect 500 people experiencing homelessness in Glasgow and Edinburgh to the digital world with a mobile or tablet, unlimited data, and digital support based around a learning framework of digital skills. This project will Power Up their vision of everyone they support being digitally connected.

By embedding digital skills in the digital inclusion work that it does in this project Simon Community Scotland aims to support people to enjoy all of the benefits of the digital world with a focus on financial health and helping people to move closer to the labour market.