The Rock Trust

The Rock Trust

Charity information

The Rock Trust

The Rock Trust works in Edinburgh and the Lothians with young people between the ages of 16- 25 who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

Founded 1991

  • Mission statement

    Established in 1991, The Rock Trust works with young people between the age of 16 and 25 who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless across Edinburgh and the Lothians. This includes young people who are in transitions, leaving care or home and those involved in offending, alcohol or drug misuse.

    We provide:

    Advice service available at our Underground drop in centre
    One to one support, at our offices or at the young person’s accommodation
    Group programmes, including sport, gardening, cooking etc
    Opportunities for volunteering and work experience
    A respite place to stay, for those who need time away from their situation
    Mediation to build positive relationships
    Supported housing in shared or single accommodation
    Training for professionals

  • Aims

    The Rock Trust aims to:

    • Deliver high quality, responsive services to young people to prevent and resolve homelessness.
    • Provide opportunities for young people to participate in their communities and provide mutual benefits
    • Develop and share learning and practices which ensure positive outcomes for young people.
  • Overview

    Established: January 1991

    Board members: 8

    Full time staff: 25

    Part time staff: 9

    Volunteers: 18

    Phone number: 01315574059

    Address: 55 Albany Street Edinburgh EH1 3QY

    View charity accounts on the Scottish Charity Commission website