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 (SAMH) and Space and the Broomhouse Hub.
Kinship Care Programme
Our flagship Kinship Care programme provides valuable advice and peer support to children and their carers living in this ‘hidden’ form of care.
Big Hearts Befriending
Befriending helps improve the emotional wellbeing of young people facing difficult circumstances through weekly activities.
That's Me! Project
Through one to one advice and group activities, this project promotes young people’s positive mental health and wellbeing.
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.
This after school project aims to build a safe place where young people of all cultures and backgrounds thrive together.
Big Hearts Supporters
This ground breaking initiative in Scottish football enables Hearts fans to get involved in their community and make a difference.