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

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Churches across the country are supporting the new arrivals in a number of ways.

Press release
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Lieutenant Alison Chapman says she is looking forward to making a difference in the community.

Press release
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The Salvation Army launches language campaign about people ‘smuggling’ and ‘trafficking’.

Modern slavery
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New donation centre opens in the heart of Middlesbrough

The new store is the 18th of its kind opened by Salvation Army Trading Company (SATCoL).

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