Bethany Christian Trust, 65 Bonnington Road
Public phone: 0131 561 8930 / 0131 454 3120
Service offered: The Care Van provides a source of care and support for vulnerable and homeless people in the centre of Edinburgh every night and on four lunchtimes a week through: Food, hot drinks, blankets & clothes; friendship & encouragement; general advice & information. The Care Van provides soup, rolls and hot drinks every evening and sandwiches, snacks and hot drinks on Monday, Wednesdays Thursday, Saturday and Sunday lunchtimes
Target group: People who are rough sleeping or housed in homeless B&B accommodation by the council.
Area served: Edinburgh city centre.
How to contact: In person/telephone (0131 561 8930/0131 454 3120)
Monday: 12.30pm-2.30pm, 9pm-10.30pm
Wednesday: 12.30pm-2.30pm, 9pm-10.30pm
Thursday: 12.30pm-2.30pm, 9pm-10.30pm
Weekends: Sat - 12.30pm-2.30pm, 9pm-10.30pm / Sun - 9pm-10.30pm
Office Hours: Monday- Friday 9am-5pm
Wheelchair access: -
Accessible toilets: -
Languages other than English: None
Charity number: SC003783
Year established: 1983
Staffing: The Care Van is run in partnership by Bethany Christian Trust and Edinburgh City Mission. It is staffed by around 800 volunteers from 45 volunteer teams from churches across Edinburgh and surrounding areas.
Record last checked: 31 October 2022