Evaluation reports and studies
Back The Rock Trust Housing First for Youth Evaluation Report
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The Rock Trust Housing First project supports care leavers aged 16- 25 who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless in West Lothian. The Housing First for Youth (HF4Y) project operated as a 31-month pilot, starting in September 2017. It aimed to offer access to appropriate independent housing, provided through Almond Housing Association and West Lothian Council, alongside intensive, on-going support from project workers.
evaluation was conducted at the end of the pilot, and included: review of quantitative data completed by nine young people; in-depth interviews with six young people; interviews with project staff based at Rock Trust and Almond Housing; telephone interviews with seven professional stakeholders; a ‘light-touch’ evaluation of the new Pathfinder project in Edinburgh.