Ending homelessness in Scotland...one person at a time

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

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

Welcome to Volunteer’s Week 2020

Mon 1st June 2020

Volunteers’ Week takes place every year from the 1st – 7th June and is a

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Update on the Old Waverley Hotel

Tue 19th May 2020

The Bethany Care Shelter is currently operating from the Old Waverley Hotel. We take the

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Paul’s Story

Mon 18th May 2020

In this interview, Paul, one of the men we support through our Connect to Community

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2.6 Challenge – Thank you!

Tue 5th May 2020

On the 26th April, the London Marathon was due to take place, but naturally due

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Daniel’s Story – Connect To Community

Mon 27th April 2020

Connect To Community supports men and women leaving prison by providing connections and friendships that

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From the Cold Hard Streets to a Princes Street Hotel

Wed 22nd April 2020

Working together to support people who are homeless during the pandemic National homelessness charity, Bethany Christian

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New Service Development – Creative Expressions

Tue 21st April 2020

“giving participants the space to find encouragement in the production of artistic outputs, developing and

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Dibor’s Story

Thu 16th April 2020

Here at Bethany, we provide a number of different services to people in need and

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Care Shelter Rota Update

Thu 16th April 2020

The Care Shelter has moved!  To keep people safe during this public health emergency, the

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Virtual Sleep Out Raises £13,500!

Mon 13th April 2020

On Friday 20 March Bethany were planning our annual Bethany Big Sleep Out – which

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Latest Events

Say Thank You to our Bethany Heroes

Thu 30th April 2020

We want to say a massive THANK YOU to all of our frontline workers and

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Bethany Quiz Night In

Thu 28th May 2020

Join us on Thursday 28th May at 7:30pm for our first Bethany Quiz Night In!

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Take Part in the 2.6 Challenge!

Sun 26th April 2020

Join the 2.6 Challenge to support Bethany Christian Trust! The 2.6 Challenge takes place on

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Big Sleep Out 2020 – Update

Fri 20th March 2020

In the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak and government guidelines we are taking sensible precautions

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Dalkeith Afternoon Tea

Sat 17th August 2019

In aid of Bethany Christian Trust, Dalkeith Baptist Church are hosting an Afternoon Tea event

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Vintage Fair

Sat 3rd August 2019

Our amazing vintage fair is back! This time we’re offering exclusive early access to those

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Bake for Bethany

Thu 26th September 2019

From an impressive tower of layered sponge, to a fresh batch of fudgy brownies, lathered

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Edinburgh Kiltwalk 2019

Sun 15th September 2019

Become a #BCThero by taking part in the Edinburgh Kiltwalk! Last year over 5,000 walkers

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Bethany Afternoon Tea at Arniston House

Sat 11th May 2019

This May the beautiful estate of Arniston House will be opening their gates to Bethany

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Bethany Tea at Arniston House

Sat 11th May 2019

Save the Date! Our next Bethany Afternoon Tea will be taking place at Arniston House

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“Although most of our lives have come to almost a standstill, for the ladies that Anne Hope House supports, it hasn't. The same issues of abuse, drug addiction & homelessness are still very much there.”

Read Dace's volunteering story: https://t.co/9uHccO5PEo

#VolunteersWeekScot https://t.co/ynBJ43i7uQ
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“I love being part of such a wonderful group of people. Never more than now has Bethany been needed to keep people safe, I’m grateful to be able to continue to serve those who need us.”

Read more: https://t.co/eDt54B4Ebs

#VolunteersWeekScot https://t.co/eiuHBf1h6o
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Today we want to give a shout out to Colin Ramsay who regularly volunteers on the #EdinburghCareVan serving food and drinks to people on the streets and in need.

#VolunteersWeekScot https://t.co/gSQF6S58iU
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This #VolunteersWeek, we want to honour and celebrate some of our own #BethanyHeroes who volunteer with us by giving up their time and energy to help homeless and vulnerable people in Scotland.

Read more: https://t.co/eDt54B4Ebs https://t.co/G1boULpg5B
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Check out this super poem from Paul in our creative writing magazine and blog - The Bugle. https://t.co/B5pIx6ITw7

Book your tickets before 5pm for the Bethany Quiz Night In!

We know deep down you are all brilliant brainiacs too so we hope we can give back in a little way with an entertaining evening of questions in quarantine and couch camaraderie!

https://t.co/rp8uyNy7GK https://t.co/Jd1tOxXSRg
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