The Scotland Office

The Scotland Office represents The Salvation Army at a national level in Scotland, and collaborates with the two Scotland divisions: Central & Southern Scotland and North Scotland.

Breaking the Cycle Report

The Salvation Army have published a new report on homelessness called "Breaking the Cycle", more information on this report can be found here.

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 the Scottish Christian Forum and other bodies especially the Scottish Churches Parliamentary Office. We also work with Interfaith Scotland and with Scottish Faiths Action for Refugees (SFAR).

Coordinate between Scotland Drug and Alcohol Strategy, Homelessness Support Unit & Older Peoples Services to provide a voice in the Parliamentary and Ecumenical arenas.

Liaise with the front-line services of The Salvation Army in Scotland;.

  • 73 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. 
  • Homeless services including;
    • 9 Lifehouses
    • 3 outreach support centres
    • 3 Housing First services
    • a wellbeing centre
  • Scottish Drug and Alcohol Strategy (SDAS), see below
  • 3 care homes for older people
  • emergency response services
  • a family tracing service
  • a centre for adults with learning disabilities
  • a debt advice service
  • an employability and training service
     

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Scotland Office staff

Colonel Sylvia Hinton (Secretary for Scotland)

Major David Cavanagh (Assistant Secretary for Scotland) 

Mr Jack Green (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

Report calls for more data to tackle homelessness

The Salvation Army in Scotland outlines steps needed to help people break the cycle of homelessness.

Press release
23 May 2024

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As the warmer weather approaches, our Uniform Hub asks for support earlier to cope with demand.

Press release
21 May 2024

Community fridge to reopen at Salvation Army in North Walsham

People and business in the town can donate surplus food which can be collected by local residents.

Press release
16 May 2024

Phoenix Hub’s big birthday bash to celebrate 1st anniversary

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Press release
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