Night-shelter details

There is a free night shelter offering food and sleeping facilities to people who are homeless.

Evening meals will be provided by local churches from 9.30-10.30pm. Breakfast is available at 6.30am and people using the service must leave by 7am.

The shelter is at Diadem, 539 Gorgie Road, Edinburgh, EH11 3AR

Transport is provided to the shelter in the evenings from the first bus stop going out of town on the Western Approach Road at the Lothian Road end at

  • 9pm
  • 9.30pm
  • 11pm (please note: no food will be available at this time)

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Winter Care Shelter Information: December 2018

(adapted from an email from Bethany Christian Trust, sent via Police Scotland)

The Care Shelter this winter opened on 24 September and runs through until 5 May 2019.  The first few weeks have been really busy with an average of 52 people attending per night.  Please see below the December 2018.

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