Aberdeen Cyrenians

Aberdeen Cyrenians challenges young people to rethink homelessness

Young people in Aberdeen are being urged to think about where they sleep as part of a new campaign by Aberdeen Cyrenians challenging the stigma and understanding of homelessness.

Published 17 September 2020

Aberdeen Cyrenians launches service to help survivors of childhood abuse

Aberdeen Cyrenians and Penumbra are working in partnership to deliver ‘Strength for Tomorrow’ – a new service which will support adults who have experienced childhood abuse which continues to affect their lives today.

Published 17 August 2020

Aberdeen Cyrenians challenges teams to participate in 555 mile football-themed fundraiser

Aberdeen Cyrenians, an Aberdeen-based charity who work with people who are homeless, fleeing violence, coping with mental health and addiction issues or facing crisis, is challenging teams to virtually travel from Pittodrie to 12 other Scottish Premiership stadiums and back home again throughout the summer.

Published 17 July 2020

More Aberdeen charities receive hardship funding

Aberdeen Cyrenians is among 12 charities set to receive a total of £48,400 in the third and final round of funding from the Lord Provost’s Charitable Trust Aberdeen COVID-19 Hardship Fund.

Published 14 July 2020

Deeside Thistle Cycling Club raises over £2,000 for Aberdeen Cyrenians

Deeside Thistle Cycling Club (DTCC) has raised more £2,000 for Aberdeen Cyrenians by organising a “first-of-its-kind” virtual race.

Published 7 July 2020

Aberdeen Cyrenians continues growth plans despite COVID-19

Aberdeen Cyrenians has pressed ahead with expansion plans to deliver more crucial services for vulnerable people despite the impact of the coronavirus outbreak.

Published 16 June 2020

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