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#Simon Community

# simon-community - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 'Row in behind' homelessness action plan urges Simon Community Housing Crisis

'Row in behind' homelessness action plan urges Simon Community

The Cabinet will discuss plans to tackle the homelessness crisis this morning.

# simon-community - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 80,000 new homes are needed but TDs will hear today who needs them and where Housing Plan

80,000 new homes are needed but TDs will hear today who needs them and where

A national housing plan is vital argues one social housing group.

# simon-community - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Glen Hansard and Bono busk on Grafton St for Simon Community Busking

WATCH: Glen Hansard and Bono busk on Grafton St for Simon Community

Hansard asked those listening to “dig in and keep a few people off the street”.

From TheJournal.ie After their last one was stolen, the Simon Community get a new van Thats Sam In The Van

After their last one was stolen, the Simon Community get a new van

Just in time for Christmas too.

# simon-community - Friday 29 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Simon Community says Phoenix Park death highlights the vulnerability of the homeless Homelessness

Simon Community says Phoenix Park death highlights the vulnerability of the homeless

A man was found dead in Phoenix Park today who is believed to have suffered from burns.

# simon-community - Thursday 24 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Nobody ever chooses to be homeless – this government is pushing people to the brink Opinion

Column: Nobody ever chooses to be homeless – this government is pushing people to the brink

Access to health services is key to leaving homelessness behind – which is why Budget 2014 is so damaging to the Government’s commitment to end long-term homelessness by 2016, writes Niamh Randall.

# simon-community - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Simon Community has only van stolen by thieves Simon Community

Dublin Simon Community has only van stolen by thieves

The homeless service left their van in a storage facility following a charity fun run on Saturday only to return on Monday to find it had been taken.

# simon-community - Thursday 3 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Two-thirds of Cork's homeless have mental conditions - report Homelessness

Two-thirds of Cork's homeless have mental conditions - report

A new report by the Cork Simon Community says that early school leavers and those who encounter legal trouble are far more likely to end up homeless.

# simon-community - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Simon Community says 88 per cent rise in Dublin rough sleepers ‘frightening’ Homelessness

Simon Community says 88 per cent rise in Dublin rough sleepers ‘frightening’

85 people were found to be bedding down in the street in the inner city area on one night earlier this month.

# simon-community - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie New infographic shows extent of homeless problem in Dublin area Homelessness

New infographic shows extent of homeless problem in Dublin area

The stats have been compiled based on the ‘Pathway to Home’ system, which includes figures from groups like Focus Ireland and the Peter McVerry Trust.

# simon-community - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie €1.23m left in wills to Dublin homeless charity in 2012 Bequests

€1.23m left in wills to Dublin homeless charity in 2012

Every night in 2012 the organisation provided 201 beds for homeless people, an increase of 17 beds since 2011.

# simon-community - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge Beyoncé asks Irish fans to bring old clothes to gig Queen Bee

Beyoncé asks Irish fans to bring old clothes to gig

Now why would that be?

# simon-community - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie People sleeping rough in Dublin increases by 20 per cent Homeless

People sleeping rough in Dublin increases by 20 per cent

This winter, four homeless people have been found dead in towns across Ireland.

# simon-community - Monday 1 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie One in three fear losing their homes - report Financial Pressure

One in three fear losing their homes - report

The figures were released by homeless charity the Simon Community.

# simon-community - Monday 24 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Increase in homeless seeking Simon Community's help Homeless

Increase in homeless seeking Simon Community's help

The charity is sourcing and acquiring properties across Dublin, Wicklow and Kildare to help people move on from emergency accommodation.

# simon-community - Thursday 12 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie 3-fold increase in Cork long term homelessness Cork Simon

3-fold increase in Cork long term homelessness

Cork Simon Community says that the number of younger people, aged 18-26, who are long term homelessness has increased four- fold.

# simon-community - Thursday 29 September, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Homeless charity warns of 'tsunami' of demand Homeless

Homeless charity warns of 'tsunami' of demand

Launching its 2010 annual report today, the Dublin Simon Community says it is experiencing a surge in requests for emergency accommodation and sleeping bags.