Cyrenians



Cyrenians bids to tackle food poverty with brand new Edinburgh pantry

A new pantry service offering quality food at low prices has been introduced in Edinburgh by Cyrenians.

Published 10 June 2019

Dundee social enterprise aims to help connect third sector

A new social enterprise aimed at providing the best mobile telecommunications solutions for charities has been launched in Dundee.

Published 5 June 2019

Cyrenians signs learning partnership deal with Open University

The Open University and Cyrenians are combining their strengths in a partnership which will support 10 Cyrenians community residents with access to Open University learning.

Published 27 May 2019

Cyrenians outreach team set example across Europe

Cyrenians’ outreach service, ‘Homeless Navigator Project’, has been selected as an example of good practice for promoting the inclusion of people who are homeless and using alcohol and/or drugs.

Published 27 March 2019

Almond Valley MSP visits ground-breaking Cyrenians project

Homelessness charity Cyrenians hosted Almond Valley MSP Angela Constance at its West Lothian farm community this week.

Published 27 February 2019

Cyrenians outreach project marks one year of helping homeless people

Homelessness charity Cyrenians is marking the one year anniversary of its Homeless Navigator Project.

Published 6 November 2018

Eildon and Cyrenians leaders appointed to advise on Edinburgh and South-East Scotland City Region Deal

Nile Istephan and Ewan Aitken are among a group of experts from the private and third sectors to have been appointed to a Regional Enterprise Council (REC) by the Edinburgh and South-East Scotland City Region Deal.

Published 29 October 2018

New partnership to provide underwear for homeless people

Scottish underwear brand Bawbags has partnered with homelessness charity Cyrenians to provide an often-overlooked necessity for people struggling with homelessness.

Published 23 October 2018

Cyrenians thresh their way to better food

Edinburgh-based homelessness charity Cyrenians hosted a number of local growers at its threshing event at Midlothian Community Hospital Gardens yesterday.

Published 17 October 2018

Cyrenians launches five year partnership with Essential Edinburgh

Edinburgh homelessness prevention charity Cyrenians has announced a five-year partnership with the city’s central business improvement district Essential Edinburgh.

Published 28 August 2018

Cyrenians column: New Edinburgh Inclusive Homelessness Service plans welcome

Cyrenians’ exclusive monthly column for Scottish Housing News continues with outreach service manager, Mike Wright, outlining the importance of building relationships when working to reduce homelessness.

Published 21 August 2018

Cyrenians and Scottish Natural Heritage celebrate three years of Green Learning

Homelessness charity Cyrenians is celebrating three years of its community garden Green Learning Project run.

Published 8 August 2018

New Inclusive Homelessness Service plans approved in Edinburgh

Recommendations to house a new Inclusive Homelessness Service on the site of the former Panmure St Ann’s school have been approved by the Edinburgh Integration Joint Board (EIJB).

Published 8 August 2018

Cyrenians Column: Charity marks 50th year of tackling homelessness

In the first of a new monthly column exclusively for Scottish Housing News, Cyrenians CEO Ewan Aitken looks back over the charity’s 50 years in operation and charts its involvement in the Social Bite Village.

Published 3 July 2018

Cyrenians marks half a century with £500,000 fundraising call

Homelessness prevention charity Cyrenians is seeking £500,000 from businesses to support its work in Edinburgh as it marks its 50th anniversary year of helping rough sleepers.

Published 24 May 2018