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Demand for Westmeath social housing up 42 per cent

The number of families on Westmeath County Council housing lists soared by over 40 per cent between 2005 and March 2008, according to new figures released by the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government.

The Simon Shop: ethical shopping and excellent bargains

Christmas can be a difficult time of year for many, but it is especially difficult for those experiencing homelessness, when issues such as loneliness, isolation, and poverty become even more challenging. Knowing there is support available can make all the difference.

Galway Simon seeks local women to run in support of homeless

The Galway Simon Community is calling on Galway women to “put homelessness on the run” by taking part in the 2009 Flora Women’s Mini Marathon in Dublin on Monday June 1.

Golden Island: supporting those who need it most

Golden Island Shopping Centre has once again displayed its support for the local community by joining forces with Midlands Simon Community to help raise much needed funds towards the fight against homelessness in Westmeath.

Homeless man jailed for assault on Cope worker

A COPE worker, who had been operating a bus service collecting homeless people and bringing them to shelter, was assaulted by one of the people he was trying to help, the Galway District Court heard yesterday.

Forget the recession for one superb night

On Friday April 3 people will be treated to a truly superb concert which will take place in the Radisson SAS Hotel in Athlone. For one night only people have the opportunity to forget all the bad news that seems to be surrounding us and enjoy a fantastic line-up of artists.

Salthill Devon to host charity blitz

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A special one day five-a-side fundraising soccer blitz takes place on Saturday April 25 in Drom in aid of the Galway Simon Community.

Athlone emergency accommodation service opened

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Although in operation since December, the Midlands’ only emergency accommodation service was officially opened in Athlone on Monday this week.

Dormant Accounts funding boost for Midlands Simon

The Midlands Simon Community is delighted to announce it has been successful in its application to the Dormant Accounts Fund and has been awarded €91,200 toward a new, innovative project to support people to move out of homelessness.

Midlands Simon and MMKDA: Building a better community

A firm of local architects and engineers have decided to show their support for those experiencing homelessness by freely making available to the public their vast range of expertise and advice in an initiative called ‘Building a Better Community’.


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