Do you have an occasional spare room? Are you interested in becoming a volunteer host for Nightstop Edinburgh?

A new approach in tackling youth homelessness: Break the cycle Nightstop is a FREE service for homeless young people. Hosts offer an occasional spare room for 1 night up to 2 weeks (with the possibility of extension, depending on circumstances). … Continue reading

Spark Something Good in Edinburgh

What a fantastic and productive day was had on Friday 11th March, as part of Marks and Spencer’s ‪#‎SparkSomethingGood‬ project in Edinburgh. The Rock Trust welcomed 11 fantastic M&S volunteers to one of our properties. They toiled away and helped us … Continue reading

Thank you Gillespie Macandrew

The Rock Trust is fortunate to be one of three Scottish charities to benefit from a share of Gillespie Macandrew’s profits and staff fundraising activities. The firm of solicitors, which has offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Perth, has donated £24,000 to … Continue reading

Peer Mentors Wanted !

The Rock Trust is working to support care experienced young people, age 15 – 21, living in West Lothian, with the transition from care to independent adult life. Our new project focusses on providing peer mentoring for these young people … Continue reading

Welcome to Better Bathrooms – new EYH supporters

The Rock Trust is part of the End Youth Homelessness partnership – a national collaboration of nine charities who work directly with vulnerable and homeless young people. End Youth Homelessness hopes to give a national platform to some of the … Continue reading

Free seminar on legacies, wills, tax and charitable giving

  Seminar on legacies, wills, tax and charitable giving Wednesday 16th March 2016, 17:30 It’s a common myth that only the rich and famous leave money to charity when they die. Actually, this couldn’t be any further from the truth: the … Continue reading

EYH partners Dune London launch ‘A Home for Christmas’ keyring

Our corporate supporters, footwear and accessories retailer Dune London, has partnered with charity End Youth Homelessness (EYH) to launch ‘A Home for Christmas’ festive fundraising campaign. With an estimated 15,000 young people facing homelessness this Christmas across the UK, visitors … Continue reading

Youth homelessness in the UK – New research published

I – SPHERE Research and Policy Blog: Dr Beth Watts discusses the findings of a review of youth homelessness policy and practice in the UK, identifying priorities for future service development. A new review of youth homelessness in the UK … Continue reading

Rock Trust has received a £90,000 funding boost for young people in West Lothian

A new Rock Trust service providing peer mentoring support for care experienced young people in West Lothian has been given the green light thanks to a funding boost of £90,000. Our new project focusses on providing peer mentoring for young … Continue reading

Sleep Out 2015 was a huge success, and raised over £40,000!

On Friday night, a big group of Rock Trust supporters slept out for the Rock Trust and have raised over £40,000 to help support vulnerable young people in the city On Friday 6th November, 135 Rock Trust supporters and fundraisers … Continue reading