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

Furniture Uplifts – COVID-19 Update

Thu 2nd April 2020

Our Logistics team are currently accepting furniture uplifts in Edinburgh for the following items: –

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Bethany Services COVID-19 Update

Tue 24th March 2020

All Bethany services continue to support vulnerable and homeless people across Scotland. “We would like

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Bethany shops – COVID-19 Update

Mon 23rd March 2020

Further to guidance from the government and in order to keep everyone safe from the

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Haddington Place – Closed for refurbishment!

Fri 6th March 2020

The Bethany Shop on Haddington Place, Leith Walk will be closed for refurbishment from the

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The Toastie Club – Aberdeen

Thu 27th February 2020

The Toastie Club is a Bethany Christian Trust service in partnership with Kings Community Church

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Check out the new Community Development programme for Leith!

Thu 13th February 2020

There is something for everyone from crafting to singing to creative writing. If you know

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Rocking Around The Caring Christmas Trees!

Fri 31st January 2020

Bethany Christian Trust’s long standing Caring Christmas Trees project has packed away for another year

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Over 4,750 bed spaces sponsored for homeless people in Edinburgh

Thu 23rd January 2020

Scottish public raise over £100k for homeless people this winter through Bethany’s Buy a Bed

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Local Politician Supports Bethany’s Buy A Bed Campaign

Wed 20th November 2019

Parliamentary Candidate Ian Murray sells Buy a Bed vouchers at his local Bethany Christian Trust

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Care Shelter 2019/2020 – UPDATE

Mon 14th October 2019

The Care Shelter opened its doors for the winter season on 23 September providing a

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Latest Events

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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Join us for a Bethany Afternoon Tea

Sat 2nd February 2019

Come along, bring your friends and join us for a fantastic Afternoon Tea! Attending a

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Run & Cycle for Bethany in 2019

Mon 14th January 2019

Scottish ½ Marathon   Entries for the Scottish Half Marathon on Sunday 22nd September 2019

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Join us for Bethany’s 50th Homelessness Sleep Out

Fri 8th March 2019

For many people this winter being out in the cold, out in the darkness and

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Our Logistics team are currently accepting furniture uplifts in Edinburgh for the following items:

- Single and Double Beds
- Good quality Mattresses
- Armchairs
- Two-Seater Sofas

To get in touch and arrange a free uplift please call us on 0131 561 8904.

Thank you! https://t.co/iOHLWagjFy
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Amidst all the bad news out there, we are excited to share with you some GOOD NEWS! We've launched a brand new service - #AnneHopeHouse - our new therapeutic residential centre for women.

Read more - https://t.co/5LwfkHkF1w

#endhomelessness https://t.co/Ki5812X5ES
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It's hard to #StayHome when you don’t have a home. ⁠

Homeless people are being hit hard by #coronavirus. We urgently need your help to keep our doors open so that we can continue to support people in need.⁠

Please #donate today: https://t.co/DjKyael33C⁠

#NoHomeToStayHome https://t.co/SqLvWvSNBL
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Our #CareShelter remains OPEN. We want to keep the people we support, our staff & volunteers safe, whilst also helping homeless people in Scotland. If you see someone sleeping rough, please safely direct them to the Care Shelter at Diadem located at 39 Gorgie Road in Edinburgh. https://t.co/mcgxj4Fx8s _BethanyCT photo

Our @_BethanyCT shops are so grateful for people's donations, and they will need them more than ever after the crisis. Please keep them to one side, and donate them when the time is right - please don't flytip! ❤ https://t.co/oNCUEFSr1L _BethanyCT photo


A full statement from our Chief Executive, Alasdair Bennett can be found here: https://t.co/xvGCvcxSSb https://t.co/5katUeHEX4
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