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Eight members of Almond Housing Association’s housing management team are swapping their comfortable beds for sleeping bags next month to raise ​​money ​​and awareness ​​of ​​the ​​issues ​​of ​​youth ​​homelessness. The staff are taking part in Rock Trust’s Sleep

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In an open letter in The Herald, written to coincide with Mediation Awareness Week, a number of Scottish charities have stressed the importance of early intervention in reducing the number of people presenting as homeless and have urged the Scottish Government to take note. There are two sides to ev

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Edinburgh-based youth homelessness charity, Rock Trust, has launched the UK’s first ever Housing First for Youth project in West Lothian. The two year pilot, delivered in partnership with Almond Housing Association, will place vulnerable young care leavers into permanent housing, rather than havin

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(from left) Simon Massey, Valerie Harty, Patricia Jackson and Derek McCulloch Scottish law firm Gillespie Macandrew has made charitable awards worth a collective £28,000 to two Scottish charities which work with children and young people.

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Scottish charity the Rock Trust saw 100 people leave their comfy beds and brave the cold on Friday for its annual Sleep Out at Edinburgh’s Festival Square. The Sleep Out aims to raise funds to support young people across Scotland who are homeless or at risk of being homeless. It is the charity’s

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Last year's Sleep Out The Rock Trust youth homelessness charity will hold its annual 'Sleep Out' in Edinburgh's Festival Square this Friday 4 November to raise funds for its essential work.

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Ben Macpherson (centre) with 25 Rock Trust supporters The Rock Trust is calling for supporters to swap their beds for sleeping bags and take on a challenge faced by thousands of 16-25 year olds every night.

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A team from the Institute for Social Policy, Housing, Environment and Real Estate (I-SPHERE) at Heriot-Watt University is to raise money and ​​awareness ​​of ​​the ​​issues ​​of ​​youth homelessness. Inspired by the work of The Rock Trust, the team will participate in the cha

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Dr Beth Watts speaking at The Rock Trust’s youth homelessness conference After addressing the international youth homelessness conference organised by The Rock Trust, Dr Beth Watts summarises her take on what the priorities should be in developing services for young people at risk of or experienci

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The Rock Trust has hailed the Scottish Government’s plans to invest an additional £55 million into affordable housing as a “step in the right direction”. The Local Affordable Rented Housing Trust will provide up to 1,000 affordable homes from the Scottish Government funds along with matched p

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Deirdre Brock MP (for Edinburgh North and Leith), with Rock Trust chief executive Kate Polson (fifth from left) and charity champions from participating company Tesco (Edinburgh Broughton Road branch) Connor Blus, Susan Devine, Anna Muir and June McCoach Hundreds of people from across central Scotla

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