Almost 750 people supported by Bethany Care Shelter in last 7 months

This winter, 746 people (82% men and 18% women) have accessed the Winter Care Shelter run by homelessness charity, Bethany Christian Trust.

For the past 32 weeks, the Edinburgh-based Care Shelter has supported hundreds of people who were faced with the crisis of rough sleeping. Providing a safe place to sleep, a hot meal and a range of support from experienced staff and 12 partner agencies, the Care Shelter has prepared a total of 15,680 meals and provided 13,118 bed spaces for people who would otherwise have been sleeping rough in Edinburgh.

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