Rock Trust



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

SafeDeposits Scotland raises more than £900 for Rock Trust

Tenancy deposit protection scheme SafeDeposits Scotland brought together professionals from across the private rented sector to raise more than £900 for Edinburgh-based youth homelessness charity, the Rock Trust.

Published 18 July 2019

New partnership launched to prevent youth homelessness in Edinburgh

Rock Trust and Cyrenians are joining forces to deliver an entirely new local service to reach young people before they become homeless.

Published 17 June 2019

Rock Trust opens bidding for charity art auction

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

Published 5 June 2019

UK’s only Housing First for Youth programme to expand to Edinburgh

As support grows across Scotland for increased investment in the Housing First approach to end homelessness, Rock Trust and Almond Housing Association’s pioneering programme is leading the way for care experienced young people.

Published 29 May 2019

Housing minister announced as keynote speaker at first A Way Home Scotland Coalition Conference

A Way Home Scotland, the national coalition committed to ending youth homelessness in Scotland in ten years, is holding a new conference alongside leading youth homelessness charity the Rock Trust.

Published 10 May 2019

Barratt East chooses Rock Trust as charity of the year

An Edinburgh-based youth homelessness prevention organisation has been chosen by Barratt East as its charity partner of the year as it sets out its corporate social responsibility programme for 2019.

Published 16 April 2019

Train stations to exhibit sculptures to raise awareness of hidden youth homelessness

A UK-wide movement of local charities has collaborated with acclaimed artist and sculptor David Oliveira to place “invisible” wire sculptures of young people in major train stations and shopping centres around the UK.

Published 11 April 2019

Rock Trust shares £30,000 donation from Gillespie Macandrew

Three Scottish charities supporting vulnerable young people across the country are to share a donation of £30,000 from law firm Gillespie Macandrew.

Published 8 April 2019

Eyes down to banish Brexit blues and raise money for Rock Trust

Scottish youth homelessness charity Rock Trust is adding to Edinburgh’s event scene with an outrageous 80s fuelled bingo fundraiser, the day before the UK is set to leave the EU.

Published 21 February 2019