Transforming Lives...

That’s what we’re all about. Every year, thanks to people like you, we are supporting over 7,000 people in Scotland.

We’re working with individuals and local communities across Scotland to prevent homelessness.

We support families, young people, rough sleepers and people recovering from addiction. The need for our services is growing and your support is vital.

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Latest News

Bethany’s Chief Executive is moving on

Tue 17th April 2018

Iain Gordon, Chief Executive of Bethany Christian Trust is standing down to pursue new opportunities.

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Emma’s Big Sleep Out Story

Thu 12th April 2018

Emma Dolphin, Events Intern at Bethany, shares some of her reflections from this year’s #BigSleepOut

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What a difference a day makes

Thu 29th March 2018

One day can change anyone’s life. A catastrophic event can take someone’s life down a

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Tim’s story

Wed 28th March 2018

Tim turned up at the Care Shelter one night and was recognised by the staff

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Running to tackle homelessness – Elizabeth’s fundraising story

Wed 21st March 2018

Elizabeth Bowes, a social activist and supporter of Bethany Christian Trust, raised £955 in funds

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Scottish Government increases funding to tackle rough sleeping

Wed 7th March 2018

Today (7 March 2018), Housing Minister Kevin Stewart, paid a special visit to staff from

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Home to Stay

Mon 26th February 2018

2018 marks Bethany Christian Trust’s 35th Anniversary and the launch of ‘Home to Stay’.  This

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Kyle’s story

Tue 30th January 2018

Kyle’s life was filled with chaos. But then he was put in touch with Connect

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Bethany’s fundraising team feed Edinburgh’s homeless in memory of local advocate

Mon 15th January 2018

The fundraising team from Bethany Christian Trust paid tribute to local charity advocate Suzanne O’Brien,

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Thousands buy Christmas trees for people in need

Wed 10th January 2018

  Bethany raises £40k for people who are homeless through social enterprise. Thousands of Christmas trees were

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Latest Events

Hold your own Afternoon Tea for Bethany

Sat 24th March 2018

Holding an Afternoon Tea is a fun way to raise essential funds for Bethany Christian

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Ladies’ Afternoon Tea at Newton Mearns

Sat 21st April 2018

We’re delighted to invite you to our Ladies’ Afternoon Tea at Newton Mearns Baptist Church

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Big Sleep Out 2018

Fri 16th March 2018

We want YOU to raise awareness of homelessness in Edinburgh and Glasgow by speaking out,

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Stop for Soup

Wed 10th January 2018

Stop for Soup is an appeal to highlight issues of homelessness in Scotland today and

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Bethany Carol Singing

Fri 20th October 2017

Hold a Carol Service for Bethany Christian Trust Does your church have a Christmas Carol

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Kelpies 5K Run

Fri 10th November 2017

We are really excited to be part of this year’s Kelpies Supernova 5K run! We

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Drop to Stop Homelessness

Sat 23rd September 2017

10am – 4pm at Barns Ness Lighthouse in Dunbar

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Host Your Own ‘Partea’

Thu 22nd June 2017

In the next 365 days, the average Brit will spend £400 on hot drinks and

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Zip Slide Across the Clyde

Sat 13th May 2017

We’re currently on the lookout for some daring thrill-seekers to take part in the Zip

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Ladies’ Afternoon Tea

Sun 23rd April 2017

Join us for our 2nd Ladies’ Afternoon Tea on Sunday 23rd April 2017 at 1:30pm.

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