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Blog: Homelessness is not a crime
1 month ago

Blog: Homelessness is not a crime

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Homelessness is not crime – By Allison Calder, Rock Trust Head of Services

In October, Hungary made it a crime to live on the streets.

This has made some of …
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BLOG: Our journey towards our LGBT Silver Charter Mark
2 months ago

BLOG: Our journey towards our LGBT Silver Charter Mark

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As an organisation we have been invested in getting our silver charter award mark as we recognise how important it is for the Rock Trust to be a safe, …
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Guest Blog: Why we went where we’ve never been before
4 months ago

Guest Blog: Why we went where we’ve never been before

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By Tracey Longworth – Housing Support Manager, Almond Housing Association

I  am going to start with a question:

Why would a Housing Association commit to, and invest its own resources, …
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Blog: Whoop-dee-doo Basil, but what does it all mean?

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Last week the Rock Trust received the fantastic news that, alongside several other wonderful homeless charities in Edinburgh, we have been awarded funding from the Corra Foundation Housing First Scotland …
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What, Why, How: Nightstop Broken Down
7 months ago

What, Why, How: Nightstop Broken Down

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What:

Nightstop is an initiative set up by Depaul UK to support homeless young people, and is now delivered by charities across the UK, including the Rock Trust. The …
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BLOG: Do you know what you’re really worth?
8 months 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
8 months ago

Street Legal

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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
8 months 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
9 months ago

Sleep Out

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A home is a human right – but almost 7,000 young people in Scotland last year were denied it

Thank you to everyone who took part in our 25th year …
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BLOG: Charity Partnerships: What’s in it for you?
9 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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