The Scotland Office

The Scotland Office represents The Salvation Army at a national level in Scotland, as well as interacting with the three Scotland divisions: East Scotland, North Scotland and West Scotland.

Latest news...

  • Lockerbie A Lifeline for Many (23 August)
  • Our Glasgow chaplain reports from the Homeless World Cup (13 July)
  • Ben Macpherson MSP visits our Eagle Lodge Older People's Care Home in Edinburgh (6 July)
  • Generous donation in memory of Blantyre man (1 July)
  • Moniaive man becomes Salvation Army volunteer of the year (25 May)

What we do

Engage with the Scottish Parliament by responding to proposed legislation and highlighting policy issues. We also work closely with The Salvation Army Public Affairs Unit in London.

Work with other Christian denominations at a national level as a member of Action of Churches Together in Scotland (ACTS)

Coordinate the Scotland Drug and Alcohol Strategy. See a video of how this work helped Alan and read about how it helped Shaun. Hear about some new developments in this radio interview with Lieut-Colonel Jonathan Roberts.

Liaise with the front-line services of The Salvation Army in Scotland, which include...

  • 74 church and community centres that, in addition to Sunday worship, offer a range of activities: cafés, breakfast clubs and lunch clubs; charity shops and furniture recycling projects; clubs for children, for youth and for senior citizens; drop-in centres; food banks, food parcels and food distribution; job clubs; parents & toddlers groups and playgroups; street projects.  
  • 15 centres for homeless people
  • three care homes for older people
  • emergency response services
  • a family tracing service
  • a centre for adults with learning disabilities
  • a debt advice centre
  • an employability and training centre
     

A guide...

... to The Salvation Army in Scotland

Download the guide
Scotland Office staff

Lieut-Colonel Carol Bailey (Secretary for Scotland)

Major David Cavanagh (Assistant Secretary for Scotland) 

Major Elaine Cavanagh (Well Being Officer) 

Mrs Fiona Kennedy (Secretarial Support) 

Contact us

The Scotland Office, 12a Dryden Road, Loanhead, EH20 9LZ

0131 440 9109

Scotland@salvationarmy.org.uk

Twitter: @TSA_Scotland

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/SalArmyScotland/
 

Latest Salvation Army news

Salvation Army spotlights climate action

Churches and centres are taking climate action to ensure care for the world is prioritised.

News
25 Nov 2021

Toys and Tins Appeal returns for Christmas

For over 30 years, Toys and Tins has transformed Christmas for vulnerable families.

Press release
24 Nov 2021

Salvation Army mobilises for rough sleepers as the temperature plummets

Salvation Army adapts support for rough sleepers in light of pandemic.

Press release
23 Nov 2021

‘NAPpads’ track rough sleepers’ breathing keeping them safe and off streets

Innovative pop up accommodation for rough sleepers is being piloted in York.

Press release
23 Nov 2021