Rock Trust

Rock Trust launches first Green Action Plan ahead of World Environment Day 2021

Scottish youth homelessness charity Rock Trust has published its first Green Action Plan 2021-22 to demonstrate its commitment to sustainability and improving the health, wellbeing and prospects for young people affected by homelessness.

Published 4 June 2021

Everyone Home appeals to professionals to help prevent homelessness with new Route Map

Amid growing concern about the impact of Covid on the housing and financial situation of thousands of Scots, 31 organisations in the Everyone Home collective are urging people in communities and those running local services to prevent homelessness closer to home in 2021 and beyond.

Published 5 January 2021

Bidding opens for youth homelessness fundraising auction

Youth homelessness charity Rock Trust is exhibiting and auctioning artworks from renowned artists from across Scotland and beyond to raise funds for its frontline work with young people.

Published 18 November 2020

Rock Trust helping young people in Perth to build their own futures

Scottish youth homelessness charity Rock Trust has launched a new project in Perth to help young people affected by or at risk of homelessness.

Published 24 September 2020

Rock Trust’s Housing First for Youth project helps young people facing homelessness

An independent evaluation of the Rock Trust’s Housing First for Youth (HF4Y) pilot project in West Lothian has found that engagement with the project directly resulted in positive changes to the lives of the young people using the service over a two-year pilot period.

Published 6 August 2020

Rock Trust launches Perth project for young people affected by homelessness

Despite the restrictions and difficulties presented by lockdown, the new Perth team at Rock Trust launched a project commissioned by Perth & Kinross Council to help young people affected by homelessness in the city.

Published 22 June 2020

Addleshaw Goddard announces new charity partnership with The Rock Trust

The Scottish offices of law firm Addleshaw Goddard have selected The Rock Trust as its charity partner for the next two years following a colleague vote.

Published 27 April 2020

Travel back 100 years with Speakeasy Charity Dinner for Rock Trust

Scottish youth homelessness charity Rock Trust has invited people to enter the gritty world of 1920s flat caps, con-artists and fortune tellers, at their Speakeasy Charity Dinner.

Published 19 February 2020

Mind-bending photo illusions created by homeless young Scots go on show in Edinburgh

An exhibition of mind-bending photographic illusions created by young people who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness, opens in Edinburgh just before Christmas.

Published 19 December 2019

New report calls for greater homelessness protection for care leavers

Housing minister Kevin Stewart has pledged to deliver new recommendations to improve support for care leavers at risk of homelessness.

Published 13 November 2019

Barratt fundraising reaches new heights with sponsored abseil

Employees of Barratt Homes East Scotland have abseiled from the Forth Rail Bridge to raise much-needed funds for its charity of the year – Rock Trust.

Published 13 November 2019

Edinburgh council to host event to tackle homelessness

The City of Edinburgh Council is meeting with public and third sector partners from across the city today to work towards preventing homelessness and providing those who are homeless with a settled and permanent home.

Published 9 October 2019

Rock Trust marks World Homelessness Day with new campaign to raise awareness of youth homelessness

To mark World Homelessness Day on October 10th, Rock Trust has launched a new campaign to influence public perceptions of youth homelessness and raise awareness of the help they can give young people.

Published 9 October 2019

Barratt Homes raises £22,000 for Rock Trust

Barrat Homes East Scotland has raised £22,000 for homelessness charity Rock Trust by holding its fifth annual corporate golf day.

Published 27 September 2019

Barratt Homes East raises over £80,000 for homelessness charity

Barratt Homes East Scotland has raised over £80,000 for homelessness charity Rock Trust at its inaugural charity dinner.

Published 19 September 2019