Health Research Boards report on the number of deaths of those experiencing homelessness in Ireland

The Health Research Board has released a report on the number of deaths of people experiencing homelessness in Ireland in 2019. Dublin Simon Community CEO Catherine Kenny responds to the report: “Nobody should die in homelessness, and Dublin Simon will continue to respond proactively to the needs of the vulnerable homeless population.  “For more than […]

Dublin Simon Responds to the Spring 2023 Rough Sleeper Count

Dublin Simon Community CEO Catherine Kenny responds to the Spring 2023 Rough Sleeping Count released by the Dublin Region Homeless Executive on Monday the 17th. “We welcome today’s publication of the Spring 2023 Rough Sleeping Count by the Dublin Region Homeless Executive. The report found 83 people to be sleeping rough in Dublin. “While the reduction is positive, […]

Dublin Simon Celebrates World Health Day

To celebrate World Health Day we collected a series of stories and updates from our frontline staff working each day to protect the welfare of clients. These stories showcase just how proactive our staff members are in meeting the specific needs of our clients and why they deserve to be celebrated not just on World […]

Dublin Simon Community Launches Ireland’s First Brand Film Made With Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technology

Creation of First AI Film to Assist Charity Raise Public Attention to Ever Growing Homelessness Crisis   Irish homelessness charity, Dublin Simon Community, is today, March 22nd, launching a brand film by using cutting edge artificial intelligence (AI) technology, in a first for Ireland. Created by advertising agency BBDO Dublin and New York-based production company […]

Dublin Simon Health Research Symposium

Dublin Simon Health Research Symposium Almost 200% Increase in 18 – 24 Year Olds Accessing+ Dublin Simon Mental Health Supports Highlights Stark Gap in Service Provision   Charity Unveils Research & Recommendations to Inform Future of Homelessness & Health Management in Ireland at Research Symposium   Key Insights Include:   72% increase in the number […]

Dublin Simon Community Responds to April 2023 Homeless Report

April 2023 Homeless Figures Statement   Dublin is bearing the brunt of the homelessness and housing crisis, with 9,010 people in emergency accommodation in April, representing a 3% increase on the previous month and a 25% increase over the past 12 months.    Last week, the Dublin Simon Outreach team logged more than ninety calls in a four-hour period,three times what […]