Outreach worker Megan Buggle on her time assisting people sleeping rough

Can you describe your typical day as a Dublin Simon Outreach Worker? The team comes in at 7am and we start by heading to the hotspots in Dublin North, then do the same on the south side, checking in on people who are rough sleeping, offering them support as well as doing general welfare checks. […]

Dublin Simon Community responds to April 2022 Homeless Report

In response to the release of the Homeless report for April 2022 by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage revealing that 7,200 people in Dublin were in emergency accommodation in April 2022 with the figure of 10,049 nationally for the same period, Dublin Simon Community has released the following statement: “There is no […]

Statement from Dublin Simon Community regarding Covid-19 Recognition Payment Scheme

Dublin Simon Community supports today’s statement from the Homeless Network regarding the exclusion of frontline homeless sector workers from the Covid-19 Recognition Payment. The charity is adding its voice to demands for the Taoiseach and Minister for Health to include those who worked tirelessly to keep Ireland’s vulnerable homeless population safe throughout the pandemic. Speaking […]