Scottish Coal Industry Special Welfare Fund


To improve the conditions of life of persons who are or have been employed in Scotland in the mining industry or its ancillary undertakings, their families and dependants, who have need of the facilities provided by the Fund by reason of youth, age, infirmity or disablement, poverty, or social or economic circumstances. Without prejudice to the foregoing generality, the methods used to achieve these objects may include any or all of the following:- 1. The organisation and provision of outdoor and indoor recreational facilities including sports, games, pastimes, arts and crafts, holidays, excursions, outings, and entertainments; 2. The provision and maintenance of convalescent accommodation and aid in the rehabilitation of the disabled; 3. The provision of comforts for the aged, sick, infirm and disabled; 4. The promotion and maintenance of Youth Clubs and Youth Courses; 5. Co-operation with individual Miners’ Welfare Schemes and other Centres in predominantly mining communities in promoting activities of the foregoing kinds within or including their own districts.

Contact details

Phone number:
01506 635550
Email address:
2nd Floor 50 Hopetoun Street
EH48 4EU

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