Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 5
  • Poor Liquidity: -1
  • Reasonable growth: +1
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +5
Overall GiG Score: 11 ?


To relieve the needs of young persons in various states of need and hardship by the provision of suitable accommodation on terms appropriate to their needs.
Analysis by Giving is Great


  • The charity has received modest backing from several prominent grant makers recently
  • There has been reasonable growth in spending over the last 3 years relative to the previous period
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and gender

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity is not recognised by HMRC for Gift Aid according to its latest published return

Financial issues to consider:

  • Liquidity appears to have been slender at the latest year end
Established: 16 years


Charity Commission for England and WalesCompanies House

Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income
Cost £k
Funds £k
Funds £k
Staff Volun-

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 0%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 0%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 59%
Liabilities/Income: 27%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 75%
Reserves/Spending: 1.6 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 0 months
Quick Ratio: 0.4
Asset Split ?
Listed activities
  • Accommodation/Housing
  • Education/Training
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
Where it operates
  • Durham,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Other Defined Groups
Who works here?
  • 16 employees

Who's supporting them? ?

Donations from Grant Makers ?

We have details on the following significant donations. Multi-year donations are allocated to the years for which they are earmarked.

Major supporters in last 5 years
The Clothworkers Foundation£10,000
County Durham Community Foundation£8,332
National Lottery Community Fund£8,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
To be used for
The Clothworkers Foundation - Grant to Rocsolid Supported Housing Project
£10,000 17/11/2022
Purchase of vehicle for a charity which works with disadvantaged young people in Durham
County Durham Community Foundation - Storage Space
£4,332 17/11/2022
To provide Storage Space.
National Lottery Community Fund - RS Covid 19 Response
£8,000 15/05/2020
The funding will be used to provide additional emotional and psychological support for vulnerable young people; including those with young children affected by mental health issues substance misuse ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - RS Covid 19 Response
£4,000 04/05/2020
To support RS Covid 19 Response project.
Co-Operative Group - Grant to ROCSolid - Fresh Start
£2,558 19/11/2018
We want to supply a welcome pack to young people who arrive at our accommodation with no personal possessions.
LandAid Charitable Trust - Flat refurbishment
£13,500 12/03/2018
The project involves the conversion of a 3 bedroom house, in Burnhope Newton Aycliffe, into one single bedroom flat and one two bedroom flat which will provide accommodation for 2 people under the ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Crisis Help
£4,000 26/07/2017
To support the purchase of a small transit van.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (7)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 38-72
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 06/05/2008, number: 1123959
  • Registered at Companies House on 15/08/2007, number: 06343524
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Other Regulators
  • Care Quality Commission
  • Financial Conduct Authority
  • Homes England
  • Ofsted (Office For Standards In Education)
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Campaigns and political activity policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Conflicting interests
  • Engaging external speakers at charity events policy and procedures
  • Financial reserves policy and procedures
  • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
  • Internal risk management policy and procedures
  • Investing charity funds policy and procedures
  • Investment
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
Filing Record
15 returns made; AR23: 57 days late, AR11: 15 days late, AR09: 18 days late,
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The Charity's objects are restricted specifically, in each case only for the public benefit, to relieve the needs of:(a) young persons who are pregnant or looking after young children and are in conditions of need, hardship or distress;(b) persons who are homeless or at risk of homelessness;(c) young people who are leaving foster care; (d) ex-offenders; and(e) persons recovering from substance abuse;by the provision of advice and support, suitable accommodation on terms appropriate to their means including the provision of social housing, and debt counselling.

Defined Area of Benefit:


Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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