National homelessness charity Bethany Christian Trust and the City of Edinburgh Council are partnering to provide further hotel accommodation and specialised support for people who would otherwise be sleeping rough in the capital. Working together on a range of services, this latest initiative ensur
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Bethany Christian Trust has issued a services update in light of the COVID-19 outbreak, assuring users that services continue to support vulnerable and homeless people across Scotland. Alasdair Bennett, chief executive of the charity, said: "We would like to give further update to all our supporters
Fundraisers across Edinburgh and Glasgow are preparing for Bethany Christian Trust’s 51st Sleep Out event on Friday 20th March to raise money and awareness of the crisis of homelessness in Scotland. Fundraisers outside the Edinburgh City Chambers in support of the Bethany Big Sleep Out
Supporters from across Scotland have rushed to support Bethany Christian Trust’s ‘Buy a Bed’ campaign, raising over £100,000 towards the charity’s emergency night shelter. Bethany Care Shelter staff say thank you to the overwhelming support from the Scottish publi
Parliamentary candidate Ian Murray helped sell ethical Christmas presents at his local Bethany Christian Trust shop in Morningside yesterday to help end homelessness in Edinburgh. The Buy a Bed Christmas gifts, which cost £21 each, are available to purchase online and will sponsor a bed,
Scottish politicians are helping to tackle homelessness this winter by showing their support for an ethical Christmas tree campaign. Caring Christmas Trees is a unique social enterprise that has been running for 17 years which supports the work of homelessness charity Bethany Christian Tru
Homelessness is being targeted with £164,000 in extra funding this winter from the Scottish Government.
Joe McCormack was always meant to work at Bethany Christian Trust. Even at the height of his own addiction; he knew there was something more being asked of him. He said: “In 2008 I was walking down Leith Walk drunk and I felt the Holy Spirit say ‘You are going to work for Bethany one day
After working for more than a decade in homelessness accommodation and addiction recovery centres in Scotland, India and Nepal; Bethany Christian Trust’s Paul Stevenson turned his focus upstream to Homelessness prevention Throughout Scotland there are urban islands of deprivation hemmed in and
Homeless charity Bethany Christian Trust is hosting a vintage fair at this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival in an attempt to provide aid to homeless people in the city. The Trust has initiated a campaign to encourage visitors to the festival to 'shop to stop homelessness' by attending a fair at its
Bethany Christian Trust has teamed up with local partner Edinburgh City Mission to launch its new Care Van at a dedication service held at the charity’s offices in Leith. The Care Van is a mobile community hub outreach service which engages with people at their point of need on the streets of
This winter, 746 people (82% men and 18% women) have accessed the Winter Care Shelter run by homelessness charity Bethany Christian Trust.
Over 190 brave fundraisers took part in Bethany Christian Trust’s nationwide Big Sleep Out events in Glasgow and Edinburgh to raise support for homeless people in Scotland. Despite the wintry weather, sleepers of all ages camped out at the City Chambers in both Glasgow and Edinburgh (on March
Homelessness charity Bethany Christian Trust has launched a new campaign to raise urgent funds for beds in their emergency night shelter in Edinburgh. Through the Winter Care Shelter, now permanently based at Diadem, on Gorgie Road, the charity provides a safe and warm night's sleep to people facing
Fundraisers across Fife are preparing to brave the cold for Bethany Christian Trust’s 50th Sleep Out event on March 8 to raise money in support of Scotland’s homeless. The Bethany Big Sleep Out, which will be held this year outside Holy Trinity Church in St Andrews, has raised over &poun