Dublin Simon Community announces new initiative for homeless suicide prevention

Dublin Simon Community’s interim report finds that targeted interventions are successful in reducing suicidality John Meehan, the Head of National Office for Suicide Prevention, today (13 June 2018) launched Dublin Simon Community’s interim report into interventions for suicidality by announcing funding for a ‘Homeless Specific Out of Hours Counselling Service’. The report, “Opening the Door […]

Tenants powerless in face of rapidly rising rents

Dublin Simon Community respond to Daft.ie Rental Price Report Dublin Simon Community say that figures released today from the Daft.ie 2018 Q1 Rental Report demonstrate how tenants are virtually powerless in the face of rising rents and very low supply. The housing and homelessness organisation also said that the report was further proof that Rent […]

Dublin Simon Community react to Rough Sleeper Figures

In reaction to today’s (20 April) rough sleeper figures, Sam McGuinness on behalf of Dublin Simon Community said: “On the night of 27 March 2018, 110 people were counted as sleeping rough on the streets of Dublin. This is a welcome reduction since the record high number of 184 in November 2017. The vast and […]

Daft.ie Report shows Rents Reach Record High

Dublin Simon Community say that figures released today from the Daft.ie 2017 Q4 Rental Report show that the private rental market remains unable to cope with demand. The figures in the latest Daft.ie Rental report show that in the counties of Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow and Meath, where Dublin Simon Community are providing services, rents continue […]