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Galway Simon Community welcomes decrease in number of people in emergency accommodation

Galway Simon Community has said that the 4% decrease in the number of people in Emergency Accommodation in the West in April 2020, since the same time last year, is a welcome reversal of the relentless increase in numbers over recent years.

Galway Simon protecting those facing homelessness as Covid-19 crisis escalates

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Galway Simon Community has expressed its concern about the escalating Covid-19 crisis but assures the general public they are doing everything they can to ensure those they are supporting can remain safe.

Affordable accommodation at a critically low level in Galway

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Galway Simon Community says the availability of affordable rented accommodation is at a critical level in Galway. According to the latest study released by the Simon Communities of Ireland, the gap between the Housing Assistance Payments and market rent prices has continued to increase. This latest Simon Communities study further demonstrates that the private rental sector is not suitable for the delivery of social and affordable housing.

Galway rent rises for four years in a row

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Galway Simon Community has responded to the latest rent hike report saying that the rental market in Galway is in a crisis state and the government needs to respond in order to ensure more people do not become homeless.

Homelessness at worst ever in Galway, as cold weather response starts early

Homeless charity Galway Simon Community has warned that the homelessness crisis is worse now than at any other time in the 40 years since the organisation was founded — and it fears it will continue to get worse before it starts to improve.

Homelessness is at its worst ever in Galway, says Galway Simon

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Homeless charity Galway Simon Community has warned that the homelessness crisis is worse now than at any other time in the 40 years since the organisation was founded — and it fears it will continue to get worse before it starts to improve.

Marking 40 years of Galway Simon

Local homeless charity Galway Simon Community is calling on people in their local community to join them in marking the organisation’s 40 years in Galway.

Marking 40 Years of Galway Simon

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Local homeless charity Galway Simon Community is calling on people in their local community to join them in marking the organisation’s 40 years in Galway. The charity is inviting past and present clients, volunteers, staff and supporters of the organisation to join them to mark their contribution in helping to prevent thousands of people from homelessness locally. The event, Marking 40 Years of Galway Simon, a culture evening of storytelling, music and art, will take place on Thursday 17th October at 7pm in The Ardilaun Hotel in Galway.

SIMON COMMUNITY LAUNCHES ‘CLOSING THE DOOR ON HOMELESSNESS’ CAMPAIGN

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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.

Homelessness in the west increases as Simon launches new campaign

More than 500 people, including close to 200 children, in the west of Ireland are having to live in emergency accommodation, with the west the only region of the State to show an increase in the number of those homeless.

 

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