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Dublin Simon Community Responds to October 2022 Homeless Report

The Homeless Report for October 2022 was released today by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage. Dublin Simon Community CEO, Catherine Kenny, has made the following statement regarding this report. “We are devastated to learn of the continued increase in the number of people presenting to Dublin emergency accommodation services. For the sixth […]

Dublin Simon Community Responds to September 2022 Homeless Report

Septembers Homeless Report has been released today by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage. New CEO Catherine Kenny makes her first public statement in response to the report. “We are alarmed by the rise in the number of people presenting to Emergency Accommodation reported today by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage. This comes […]

Dublin Simon Responds to May 2022 Homeless Report

Dublin Simon Community is gravely concerned by the cataclysm caused by the rising number of people entering homelessness each month. Behind the figures are thousands of people experiencing unimaginable stress and trauma caused by spending lengthy periods in the uncertainty of emergency accommodation. This in turn creates a further pressure within services working to support […]

As demand for addiction treatment doubles – 71% in detox cite substance abuse as primary cause of homelessness

Dublin Simon Community launches 2020 Annual Review Addiction and substance abuse is cited by 71% of detox clients as the primary reason for becoming homeless Increase in demand for Dublin Simon’s detox service have caused waiting times to almost double in a two-year period from 39 days in 2018 to 76 days in 2020 The […]

Front door of Chester House

Dublin Simon Community Shortlisted for Prestigious Community Housing Award

Dublin Simon Community is delighted to be shortlisted in the ICSH/Allianz Community Housing Awards 2021 for a recently opened 20-bed extension at Chester House. The new development is an extension of an existing 22-bed service, with an additional 20 en-suite units tucked away in a quiet location off Dublin’s North Circular Road.   The facility has been […]