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BLOG: Do you know what you’re really worth?
2 weeks ago

BLOG: Do you know what you’re really worth?

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– By Frank Ross, Rock Trust Volunteer Coordinator

Last year at the Rock Trust we were lucky enough to have volunteers across 8 different roles contribute 7096 hours to support …
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Street Legal
3 weeks ago

Street Legal

By  •  News

Street Legal is an innovative partnership between Clan Childlaw and Rock Trust. Combining the expertise of both our organisations, the project provides free legal advice and representation to young people …
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BLOG: Why ignoring poverty is bad for our health
1 month ago

BLOG: Why ignoring poverty is bad for our health

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– By Gary Neil, Rock Trust Operations Manager, Housing Support Edinburgh

 

During a recent routine visit to my GP seeking a cure for a nagging cough, I was somewhat …
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Sleep Out
1 month ago

Sleep Out

By  •  Events, News

For one night only we want you to swap your bed for a sleeping bag and take part in our flagship fundraiser.

This event is not …
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BLOG: Charity Partnerships: What’s in it for you?
2 months ago

BLOG: Charity Partnerships: What’s in it for you?

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By Kate Dixon, Corporate and Grants Fundraising Coordinator at the Rock Trust

 

I’ve worked for charities for over 6 years now, having come to the sector following a career …
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News: Housing Benefits for 18-21s
3 months ago

News: Housing Benefits for 18-21s

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All 18-21 year olds to be able to access support with housing costs!

-statement from Kate Polson, Rock Trust CEO

We started the Easter weekend with great news for young …
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Together For Homelessness Kilt Walk
3 months ago

Together For Homelessness Kilt Walk

6 organisations, 1,000 walkers, 1 cause

We are delighted to announce that we have joined 5 other organisations to form ‘Together for Homelessness’, a unique new partnership approach to tackling …
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BLOG: Doing Our Duty
3 months ago

BLOG: Doing Our Duty

A Day with the Rock Trust Duty Team By Andy Murdoch – Compass Operations Manager at the Rock Trust

 

It’s 9.15am when the first call comes in to the …
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BLOG: We need to talk about private renting in Edinburgh
4 months ago

BLOG: We need to talk about private renting in Edinburgh

By Madeline Cross, Events and Communications Coordinator at the Rock Trust

What are the causes of homelessness? We ask again and again. We share evidence. We share reports. Some of …
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BLOG: Housing First for Youth – Getting it Right
5 months ago

BLOG: Housing First for Youth – Getting it Right

International Learning Experience Dublin 2018 By Alistair MacDermid – Rock Trust Operational Manager (West Lothian)

 

Having devised and led on the implementation of the UK’s first Housing First for …
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