DUBLIN SIMON COMMUNITY REPORT SAYS ONLY ONE IN TEN HAVE ANY CHANCE OF MOVING OUT OF HOMELESSNESS Leading homeless charity stresses the urgent need for the delivery of Rebuilding Ireland, saying vulnerable people can’t wait The Lord Mayor of Dublin, Brendan Carr, today (20 September) launched the Dublin Simon Community Annual Report 2015 at the […]
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DUBLIN SIMON COMMUNITY WELCOME GOVERNMENT COMMITMENT TO FUNDING TREATMENT SERVICES AND 200 EMERGENCY BEDS The leading homeless and housing agency made the statement two days after they counted a record number of people sleeping rough in the city The Dublin Simon Community today (22 Sept 2016) welcomed the announcement of 200 extra emergency beds in […]
Runners come out in droves to support the 33rd Simon Fun Run Over 2000 people turned up in the Phoenix Park today to support the Dublin Simon Community’s annual Fun Run. Families, children and runners came out to show their support and help raise vital funds that will go towards supporting client services and people […]
Dublin Simon Community says the urgent implementation of the Housing and Homeless Action Plan is needed. The Dublin Simon Community have today (07 November) commented on the latest emergency accommodation figures in Dublin for September, released by the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government. The homeless and housing charity said that as the […]
The Simon House of Light festival will bring Dublin city alive this Thursday 08 December at 5.30pm at the Powerscourt Townhouse Centre on South William Street. The festive celebration, now in its 5th year, will see the Dublin Simon Community illuminate the front of the Centre in a magical animated, music and light projection show.
Dublin Simon Community today (24/04/17) expressed concern at the high number of people continuing to sleep rough across the Dublin Region. On the night of the count, 04 April, 138 people were identified as sleeping rough across the four Dublin local authorities. This compares with 102 in the 2016 spring count and 142 found during […]
Simon Spin Challenge must raise €10,000 in 8 hours Dublin Simon Community are calling on students to get on their bike for their upcoming Simon Spin Challenge, which takes place on Friday 21 April on Grafton Street from 11am-7pm. The fundraising event will see teams from various different colleges and universities around Dublin spinning on […]
Leading homeless charity kick off #LongestDay campaign to raise awareness of the personal experiences of homelessness The Dublin Simon Community have today (21 June) kicked off their #LongestDay campaign. On the longest day of the year, the Dublin Simon Community are calling on the public to send messages of support via Facebook @DublinSimonCommunity or Twitter […]
Ireland’s rental market its not working. People who rent have very little tenancy security and can face increases in rent that they cannot meet. Many people who are becoming homeless are coming from the rental market.
Dublin Simon Community respond to latest Rough Sleeper Figures