Aberdeen Cyrenians

Charities issue joint call for extension of moratorium on evictions

The current moratorium on evictions in Scotland must be extended beyond the current timeframe and include those who are actively trying to ensure their rent arrears are dealt with, according to a number of charities.

Published 26 May 2020

19 charities call for triple-lock to end rough sleeping

Nineteen influential charity sector organisations working to end homelessness will present a joint plan to the Scottish Government today based around three key asks that experts and academics believe could permanently end rough sleeping and destitution in Scotland as the country emerges from the pandemic.

Published 21 May 2020

Mental health 'still a priority' for Aberdeen Cyrenians

Aberdeen Cyrenians is reminding people to continue to prioritise their mental wellbeing as the coronavirus lockdown continues.  

Published 19 May 2020

Aberdeen Cyrenians launches digital connectivity campaign

Aberdeen Cyrenians is launching its own app and Let’s Get Digital campaign to help support and connect people who are affected by homelessness and isolation through the COVID-19 outbreak.

Published 18 May 2020

Aberdeen Cyrenians issues urgent appeal to oil and gas sector for PPE

Organisations providing services to people who are homeless urgently require personal protective equipment (PPE) to ensure their staff can safely look after those in their care – this is the message from one charity in the North East that has approached the local oil and gas sector for help.

Published 1 April 2020

Phil Anderson Financial Services donates £1,000 to Aberdeen Cyrenians

North east-based Phil Anderson Financial Services has donated £1,000 to Aberdeen Cyrenians after it matched a donation made by Skipton Building Society.

Published 19 February 2020

Union Square shopping centre to host SleepOut 2019

Homeless charity Aberdeen Cyrenians has teamed up with Aberdeen's Union Square to host Sleepout 2019 in the shopping centre's multi-storey car park.

Published 16 September 2019

Aberdeen charities receive funding boost to tackle street begging and homelessness

Two charities are to share £12,500 of national funding to tackle street begging and homelessness in Aberdeen.

Published 28 August 2019

Osprey staff raise funds for Aberdeen Cyrenians with charity sleepout

Five members of staff from Osprey Housing have taken part in a charity sleepout to raise awareness of homelessness in Aberdeen.

Published 6 April 2018

Aberdeen Cyrenians takes the biscuit with massive donation

A homeless charity has not been left short of shortbread, as a famous Scottish brand delivered pallets of the stuff for those in need.

Published 5 January 2017

£14,000 delivered to Aberdeen Cyrenians just when it’s needed the most

Christmas came early for Aberdeen Cyrenians when the homelessness charity took delivery of a bumper £14,000 donation raised by apprentices from Aberdeen Asset Management.

Published 23 December 2016

Over £10,000 raised after Aberdeen Asset Management staff sleep rough

More than 30 staff from Aberdeen Asset Management who swapped their home comforts for a night exposed to the elements have helped young apprenticeship colleagues smash a £10,000 fundraising target.

Published 10 November 2016

Financial advisers pledge support to Aberdeen Cyrenians

A North East financial services firm is pledging its support to Aberdeen Cyrenians to help fund key projects for those affected by homelessness in the city and surrounding area.

Published 26 February 2016

Oil crisis drives rise in demand at Aberdeen homeless charity

Demand for services at a homeless charity in Aberdeen has doubled over the past year due to the oil industry crisis.

Published 22 January 2016

Muslim community raises over £5,000 for Aberdeen’s homeless

A Muslim community group in Aberdeen helped soften the blow of the freezing temperatures over the festive period by funding 1,000 meals which were handed out to the city’s homeless.

Published 8 January 2016