Entries by Yoon Jeong Cho

A Midsummer Walk – 19th of June 2021

Our annual “A Midsummer walk for the Homeless” returns this year on the 19th of June and Meath couple Conor and Paula Irwin are encouraging you to get involved and join them on the day. For the last five years, Conor and Paula Irwin have been raising vital funds for Dublin Simon Community and the […]

The Property Ladder is Out of Reach for Those Seeking help from Dublin Simon Community

Dublin Simon Community is disappointed with the rise in Dublin emergency accommodation figures and cautions that the situation for single homeless people of all ages remains dire, despite new housing measures.   Dublin, 28th May 2021: As the Government releases the April 2021 Homeless Report, homeless charity Dublin Simon says that the property ladder is completely out of […]

Dublin Simon Hails March 2021 Homeless Report as “Calm Before the Storm”

Latest report is the last before impact of eviction moratorium removal is fully realised  Charity concerned demand for homelessness prevention services could return to March 2020 peak of 1,500 calls per week  Dublin, 30 April 2021: Dublin Simon Community has responded to the latest Homeless Report with concerns that the removal of the eviction ban will significantly impact […]

Rough Sleeping Numbers Fall as Single Homelessness Remains High

Dublin Simon Community advocates for frustratingly high singles category as total Dublin homeless numbers drop to 2017 levels   Dublin, 26 March 2021:  Dublin Simon Community has responded to the latest Homeless Report highlighting the frustratingly high levels of single homelessness in Dublin, despite a decrease in the total homelessness figure. The February 2021 report released today […]

COLD WEATHER FEBRUARY 2021 UPDATE

With extreme weather conditions setting in across the country this week, we at Dublin Simon Community would like to assure our donors and stakeholders that we are doing all we can to support people weathering the storm in homelessness. Our team has more than 50 years’ experience supporting those sleeping rough on the streets of […]

Nobody Should be on Our Streets for Christmas

Dublin Simon Community Responds to October 2020 Homeless Report Dublin Simon Community has responded to the October 2020 Homeless Report with a plea that nobody should be on our streets for Christmas. According to the report, released today by the Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage, among those 6,367 people recorded in emergency accommodation […]

Dublin Simon Community Welcomes Budget Measures for Housing & Homelessness

Dublin, 13 October 2020: Homelessness charity, Dublin Simon Community, welcomes announcements in today’s Budget that aim to increase housing stock, support the prevention of entry into homelessness and deliver rental supports. Speaking today, CEO of Dublin Simon Community, Sam McGuinness, said:  “We welcome the increased funding in today’s budget for the Department of Housing, Local […]