Dublin Simon awarded Certified Body Status by Housing Finance Agency

Dublin Simon Community delighted to be awarded certified body status by the Housing Finance Agency (HFA) Thursday, May 19, 2016 Dublin Simon Community are delighted to announce that we have been awarded certified body status by the Housing Finance Agency (HFA). The HFA was established as a state-owned company in 1982 and provides loan finance […]

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 […]

Dublin Simon Community Tenant Information and Support Service

Helping to support and make sure people remain secure in their homes Wednesday, June 01, 2016 The Tenant Information and Support Service works to support people to remain in their homes and give people the advice and support that they need in their local community. This service is provided by Dublin Simon Community on behalf […]

Calling all performers: Dublin Simon Community to hold an Open Mic Night

Third Space Café to hold the night on June 29th Wednesday, June 22, 2016 The Dublin Simon Community will be holding an Open Mic Night in the Third Space Café in Smithfield, Dublin 7 on Wednesday, June 29th from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. The event is open to the public and anyone is welcome to put […]

Support Dublin Simon by cheering on the Boys in Blue

 Register for Simon Fun Run to be automatically entered into a draw to win a signed Dublin jersey Friday, September 16, 2016 Ahead of the 2016 All-Ireland Football final on Sunday, 18 September, the Dublin Simon Community are giving away a signed Dublin GAA jersey. To encourage sign ups to their vital fundraiser, the Simon […]

Martina Bergin: What it’s like for people sleeping on the streets

Sleeping in pairs is the safest way to survive rough sleeping. It means having someone to watch your back, provide company and even body heat Thursday, September 22, 2016 On the week where Dublin Simon Community recorded the highest number of rough sleepers since their records begin, outreach worker Martina Bergin writes about what it’s like […]

Best of Irish Literature come together for Dublin Simon Community

Poetry Anthology ‘Looking at the Stars’ to raise €15,000 for Rough Sleeper Team Thursday, October 27, 2016 Some of the finest writers in Ireland have come together to pen an anthology of poetry, prose and non-fiction in aid of the Dublin Simon Community. The book, entitled ‘Looking at the Stars’ was edited by Kerrie O’Brien […]

Simon artists show their work

ArtCraft enables artists affected by homelessness and disability to sell their art. Wednesday, December 07, 2016 ArtCraft.ie website supports artists that are homeless or living with disabilities giving an online space to celebrate creativity and share their stories. Set up by Antonia Caravateanu, their mission is to enable disadvantaged artists to become financially independent while building their self-confidence. It […]