World Autism Day

On World Autism Day, we want to share the work and experiences of one of our clients, Dezi Jay M. Dezi is on the autism spectrum and overcame many difficult challenges as a boy growing up in the 60s. Dezi had a troubled home and school life and became homeless at a young age. He […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Homelessness & Mental Health

“The homeless population has always experienced difficulty accessing mainstream mental health services, partially due to many of them presenting with dual diagnosis: ie. a mental health condition together with an addiction problem which the Irish mental health system traditionally sees as two separate problems to be treated in two separate systems, either of which can […]