As a well-established football charity in Edinburgh, Big Hearts bring community resources together to offer adults and children free opportunities to help them live a safe and fulfilling life.
All year long, we run programmes of activities aimed at various age groups and focused on: Mental health, Social connections and Equal opportunities. [Find out more.]
We work in partnership with renowned organisations including the SPFL Trust, the Scottish Association for Mental Health and Space at Broomhouse Hub.
With dedicated helplines and a range of remote support available, Big Hearts continues to help groups most vulnerable during the pandemic.
Kinship Care Programme
Our flagship Kinship Care programme provides valuable advice & peer support to children and their carers living in this ‘hidden’ form of care.
That's Me! Project
Through one to one advice and group activities, this project promotes young people’s positive mental health and wellbeing.
Off the Bench
A great SPFL Trust initiative for young adults aged 18-24 who are looking to build for their future..
The Changing Room
Led by SAMH, this group harnesses the power of the beautiful game to engage with men and promote positive mental health.
Working closely with local schools, this initiative offers free meals and activities to disadvantaged young people in South West Edinburgh.
Big Hearts Supporters
This ground breaking initiative in Scottish football enables Hearts fans to get involved in their community and make a difference.