Who We Are

Housing Options Scotland are here to help disabled people, older adults and members of the Armed Forces community to find the right home in the right place.

We have almost 25 years of experience supporting thousands of people, across all 32 local authorities of Scotland. Whether you’re looking to rent, buy or adapt a home, our friendly staff team will provide you with practical support, information, and advice. Our service is free and tailored to your individual circumstances.

We don’t turn anyone away and will be with you every step of the way, for as long as you need. If you or someone you know could use our help, get in touch here.

Our work is made possible by our amazing people. Find out more about;

Our Staff

Our friendly staff team are committed to providing every client with the individualised advice and support they need. Their expertise and enthusiasm allow us to help hundreds of individuals and families find a suitable home every year.

Moira Bayne

CEO

Olivia Lindsay

Head of Casework Services

Susan Mendelovitch

Housing Options Broker

Jil Dyson

Housing Options Broker

Eve Young

Housing Options Broker

Karen Campbell

Military Matters Housing Options Broker

Pedro Cameron

Customer Communications Manager

Ben Parker

Volunteer & Engagement Manager

Julia Bandel

Volunteer & Engagement Assistant

Gina Wilson

Military Matters Volunteer Development Worker

Heather Alder

HOS Helps Development Worker

Our Board

Our dedicated board of directors come from a wide range of backgrounds, including former clients and volunteers. The board is responsible for setting our strategy and monitors how well we meet the needs of our clients.

Margaret Follon

Chair

Tim Pogson

Vice Chair

Ryan Macdonald

Board Member

Ryan Macdonald

Board Member

Tim Pogson

Vice Chair

John Evans

Board Member

Bill Gray

Board Member

Alisdair Clements

Board Member

Gordon Macdonald

Board Member

Sheenagh Simpson

Board Member

Lindsay Roches

Board Member

Dan Blake

Board Member

Pauline McHugh

Board Member

Christine Jackson

Board Member

Ann Marie Penman

Board Member

Our Associates

We are lucky to be assisted by a team of expert associates. From benefits advice to press work, we greatly benefit from the specialised support they provide.

Karen McMillan

Finance Associate

Fiona Campbell

Benefits Associate

Tony Caruthers

Military Matters Associate

Paul Parsons

Communications Associate 

Charlie Pears-Wallace

Press & PR Associate

Our Volunteers

Whilst our staff team do the essential work, our volunteers are on hand to enhance the services we offer. Find out more about our volunteer opportunities here.

Our Supporters

We could not provide our service without help. Thank you to all of our supporters who make it possible