Launch of Dublin Simon Community Annual Review – Minister Murphy announces green light for new 100 bed facility

Annual Review highlights that Dublin Simon Community supported over 1,560 households (3,404 people) from being in emergency accommodation in 2018. At today’s launch of the Annual Review Minister Eoghan Murphy announced the development of a 100-bed Medical Treatment & Recovery Facility at Ushers Island for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. The […]

Simon Community Launches Closing the Doors of Homelessness Campaign

The Simon Communities today launched their Closing the Door on Homelessness campaign. The charity, which is marking 50 years since its foundation in Ireland in 1969, has launched the campaign to tell the stories of people it has supported to close the door on homelessness. In the campaign, Simon Community clients will be sharing their […]

The sun has risen on the #LongestDay

Take the time to support Dublin Simon Community on Friday 21st June Dublin Simon Community’s annual Longest Day campaign takes place today (21 June) and the homeless and housing charity are calling on the public to take the time to support people experiencing homelessness. The #LongestDay campaign is a day of action. Many supporters of […]

Dublin Simon Community wins AONTAS STAR Award

Dublin Simon Community is delighted to have had its services recognised at yesterday’s (04/03/2019) AONTAS STAR Awards. Their Participation and Development Service received the award under the Social Inclusion category for Large Organisations. The awards are co-ordinated as part of the annual Adult Learners’ Festival to acknowledge the work undertaken by adult learning initiatives throughout […]

Dublin Simon Community accredited with quality standard for their contribution to a circular economy

Charity receives CRNI accreditation for their charity shops Dublin Simon Community have today (28 February) been officially awarded with the ReMark ReUse Quality Standard of Excellence at a ceremony in their Camden Street Shop in Dublin. A pilot programme run by the Community Reuse Network of Ireland (CRNI) and funded by the Environmental Protection Agency […]

Tommy Bowe answers Simon’s Call

Rugby icon wants public to support Simon Home Run Former Ireland and Ulster rugby star Tommy Bowe wants the public to answer Simon’s Call and register for the 2019 Simon Home Run on Saturday, 9th March. With less than a week left to register, the Monaghan native wants running and walking enthusiasts to come out […]

Ross Byrne: Home is where the heart is

Leinster star encouraging public to back Simon Home Run Leinster and Ireland rugby player Ross Byrne is calling on running and walking enthusiasts to make a real difference this spring. The out-half star wants to see thousands of people lace up their running shoes and join the movement for homes by registering for the Simon […]

Dublin Simon Community receives European recognition

Housing and homeless organisation awarded EQUASS assurance for the quality of its service provision. Dublin Simon Community have received the European Quality in Social Services (EQUASS) assurance, in recognition of their quality social service provision. The awarding body, EQUASS, utilises a quality certification system that certifies compliance of social services with European quality principles and […]