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Up to two thirds of family households affected by homelessness are headed by women, the launch of the Galway Simon Community annual report was told this week.
Leaving a gift in your will to Galway Simon Community could prevent homelessness long into the future
By remembering Galway Simon in your will, you can make sure that we all can stand side-by-side with those at risk of, or experiencing homelessness in our community long into the future.
For nine years, COPE Galway has been rallying business leaders to join together in solidarity against homelessness through its biggest annual fundraising event – The COPE Galway Business Sleep Out.
"Flawed", "full of holes", and "fails to address the main excuses used for evicting tenants", is how one city councillor has described the Government's new Residential Tenancies Bill.
As a sense of family and belonging pervades this festive season, the homelessness crisis continues to persist at local level as we approach a new calendar year.
The Simon Communities launched their Closing the Door on Homelessness campaign this week. The charity, which is marking 50 years since its foundation in Ireland in 1969, has launched the campaign to tell the stories of people it has supported to close the door on homelessness. In the campaign, Simon Community clients will be sharing their experiences of the safety and security of closing their own front door behind them. In 2018, the Simon Communities around the country ‘closed the door’ for more than 2,400 men, women and children across Ireland, helping them move out of homelessness and into a secure home.
The number of people accessing emergency accommodation in the west is at record levels, says local charity Galway Simon Community.
Homelessness in the west is growing at eight times the national average with almost 600 people in emergency accommodation last month, according to the Galway Simon Community.
As local election polling day fast approaches, Athlone Sinn Féin candidate, Padraig Hegarty has outlined the housing and homelessness crises as campaign priorities and are topical subjects as his door-to-door canvass continues.
Homelessness in Galway is at crisis stage with the emergency shelters run by Galway Simon and COPE at breaking point, the head of Galway Simon said this week.