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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 […]

Dublin Simon Community Statement on Latest Dublin Homelessness Figures

Dublin Simon Community has warmly welcomed the significant reduction in December homelessness figures in the Dublin region revealed in the December 2019 Homelessness report, released this evening by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government. The Homelessness figure for Dublin has dropped below 7,000 to 6,821 and the overall national figure has dropped below […]

Dublin Simon Community disappointed by rise in numbers experiencing homelessness this January

7,278 people recorded in emergency accommodation in Dublin in January 2020 Dublin, 27th February 2020: Dublin Simon Community this evening expressed disappointment with a rise in the number of people experiencing homelessness in Dublin shown in the publication of the January 2020 Homelessness Report, released today by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government. […]