Homelessness charity Cyrenians has appointed John Lawrie OBE as the new chair of its board. John was an investment manager for Scottish Provident and an Edinburgh City Councillor. He was awarded the OBE in 1990 and appointed a Deputy Lieutenant for the City of Edinburgh in 2012.
Against a backdrop of new legislation preventing homelessness in Scotland, Cyrenians Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution (SCCR) is today revealing the results of a national survey of young people, parents and carers, and professionals who work with families whose arguments have the potential to
Housing and homelessness charity Shelter Scotland, alongside six sector partners, have co-produced a report that sets out the key findings of The Homeless Rights Advocacy Project’s Practitioner Forum.
As part of its ongoing commitment to working in partnership with local communities and its 12-month programme of support to Cyrenians, staff at Taylor Wimpey East Scotland have responded to this year’s Cyrenian’s Christmas Appeal with personal donations of a variety of much needed items
As part of its ongoing commitment to working in partnership with local communities, Taylor Wimpey East Scotland has confirmed a second 12-month programme of support to Cyrenians. Two Taylor Wimpey-branded Cyrenians Fareshare delivery vans will remain a key part of Cyrenians distribution of Fareshare
Cyrenians Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution (SCCR) will hold its Event for Young People at Glasgow Science Centre tomorrow to allow Scotland's Covid generation to learn about the 'science of conflict'. Kevin Stewart, minister for mental wellbeing and social care, will open the event
Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson visited the historic Arnotdale House in Dollar Park to see first-hand how social enterprises are transforming Scotland’s local economies. Cyrenians, a charity which works to tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness, worked in partnership with the loc
This week Irina Juodeike, Susan Turner, Noon Malik, and Marnie McVitie from Eildon Group travelled to Leith in Edinburgh to help out as part of ‘Eildon Makes a Difference’ at the Cyrenians Food Depot for their ‘Food is the First Step’ appeal. According to Cyrenians, 1 in 5 ad
Cyrenians is to launch its activity project for people aged 60+ in the Borders this summer in partnership with Eildon Housing Association. Older People Active Lives (OPAL) is a prevention service targeted at older people living in Eildon properties across the Borders. The project specifically a
Where help to access food is needed, this should be provided indoors in a way that maximises dignity, choice and reduces future need, according to a joint response to the Scottish Government’s consultation on ending the need for food banks from 36 organisations working in partnership to preven
A Bield housing development in West Lothian has teamed up with national charity Cyrenians to help older people in the local area log on and stay in touch with loved ones. Cyrenians has donated a brand-new desktop computer following its work to help customers at Blackfaulds Court learn digital skills
Homelessness charity Cyrenians is launching this year’s Winter Appeal with its first-ever TV advert.
Homelessness charity Cyrenians welcomed Kevin Stewart, minister for mental wellbeing and social care, to the Royal Edinburgh Hospital Community Gardens this week to help mark World Mental Health Day on October 10.
The first cross-sector advisory board meeting of the Cyrenians Keeping Families Together project took place yesterday to support children to escape the cycle of homelessness and residential care. Image credit Good Shepherd Centre
Homelessness charity Cyrenians has launched their summer ‘Food That Goes Further’ appeal which calls on individuals to pledge regular support to their community food projects to ‘help make sure that no one goes hungry’. A large part of the charity's work includes its communit