“Me and Jakub have been counting doon th’ days since iss time last week,” laughs a middle-aged man, sunglasses perching on his head, leaning too far in towards the guitar. “Three nights, two nights, one night. Music group. Haven’t wi’ Jakub? Jakub? Haven’t wi?” A man mumbles “yes” languorously in a thick European accent, and […]
NOTICE OF MEETING UNDER THE COMPANIES ACT, 1985 Notice is hereby given that the 38th Annual General Meeting of Aberdeen Cyrenians Ltd will be held at Head Office at 62 Summer Street, Aberdeen AB10 1SD on Wednesday 31st October 2018 6:30 p.m. for the following purposes: Apologies Adoption of minutes of 37th Annual General Meeting, […]
We have teamed up with The Shand Practice, a family podiatry business, to launch a new health scheme to help people affected by homelessness. The business will provide a podiatry service every six weeks at Aberdeen Cyrenians’ Summer Street centre, starting on Saturday, October 20 (noon-2pm). As part of the scheme, The Shand Practice, are asking […]
After each balmy summer comes autumn. The air chills, the days grow shorter. We gather our gloves, scarfs and winter coats. We brace ourselves against the approaching wind, cold and rain. In our fields, the sun says a final goodbye. Its work is done. Now harvest must begin. The word ‘harvest’ comes from the old […]
Thank you to everyone who has contacted us about the information sessions, they are both now fully booked. We will be opening volunteer recruitment again in the new year, check back on our website or facebook page for the latest updates.
In December 2017 Aberdeen Cyrenians’ Assertive Outreach Service (AORS) was launched as part of the Scottish Government’s Winter Initiative 2017/18 to reduce rough sleeping. The service has been described as a ‘game changer’ in terms of what the charity can do to address the issue of rough sleeping in the city. An independently commissioned […]
At 9.52 on a Monday morning, 62 Summer Street, our home, is always busy. Inside, staff and volunteers prepare for the day’s Drop-In. The smell of a flask of hot coffee lingers throughout, pairs of boxers are being counted, and it is noted, that again they are still low on stock; someone carries a pile […]
You’re probably aware but new data protection regulations come in to force on 25 May, we want to be able to keep in touch with our supporters so you can see the impact your gift is having and what we are doing to tackle homelessness in the city. If you haven’t already, you can let […]
We’re excited to announce the launch of our Black and Gold Fundraising Ball taking place on 9th November at Elphinstone Hall.
Join Team Cyrenians on Sunday 20 May 2018 at this year’s BHGE 10k run and help us to tackle homelessness in Aberdeen. We have 30 places available, it’s just £24 to register and we ask anyone taking part to aim to raise at least £50 which will support people who are homeless or at […]
Help us continue our 50 years of tackling homelessness and supporting vulnerable people in our community. This year’s #AberdeenSleepout will be bigger and better than ever to mark 50 years of Aberdeen Cyrenians. Join #TeamCyrenians on Friday 9 March at ASDA Bridge of Dee to help increase awareness of the continuing problem of rough […]
By Dale Haslam Mick became a beggar around six years ago after helping a friend – and has been doing it most nights since. However, thanks to the help of Aberdeen Cyrenians, the 72-year-old is hoping to get his life back on track. It started in 2012 when Mick was with a pal who had […]