Entries by James Phelan

Helping people experiencing homelessness through counselling

Dublin Simon’s Sure Steps Counselling Service: Giving people experiencing homelessness a voice through counselling Monday, May 30, 2016 The Dublin Simon Community Sure Steps Counselling Service* is a specialised trauma-informed counselling service for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness. We provide one-to-one counselling across treatment services and housing / emergency accommodation services, weekly drop-in […]

The Longest Day 2016

Give Up Something You Love in Solidarity with People Experiencing Homelessness, Tomorrow 21 June 2016 Monday, June 20, 2016 Tomorrow, Tuesday 21st June on the longest day of the year Dublin Simon Community are asking you to give up something to help raise awareness and vital funds for people who are experiencing homelessness. When you […]

Simon Community welcome increase in Rent Supplement

The housing and homelessness charity say Rent Supplement and HAP payments must be in line with market rents Tuesday, June 28, 2016 The Dublin Simon Community have welcomed proposals by Cabinet to increase Rent Supplement. The homeless and housing charity said that payment levels must be aligned with market rents. Rents have increased by 32.3% […]