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“No child or family chooses to live in poverty, that choice is made for them. The State has allowed more and more children, decade after decade, to fall into poverty."
Galway Simon Community, the city's homeless charity, has launched its annual Sleep Out for Simon event, and in a sign of the times, it is going virtual.
Thirty households in Mayo are currently being homed in emergency accommodation.
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.
An innovative work of Midlands Simon Community which aims at supporting people to move from the insecurity of homelessness to the safety of having a home of one’s own has been commended in the debate on homelessness held in the European Parliament.
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.
With 1,726 families in homeless accommodation, the need to urgently release up to 9,000 family homes which are locked out of the housing market as a result of the Fair Deal Nursing Home Scheme is paramount, according to Denis Naughten TD.
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.
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.
Imagine if you can, having to go outside your front door at home. Imagine locking that door after you. How do you think you would feel if you were told you were never allowed to go back in again? It is getting colder and darker. Night is closing in. You have nowhere to go. How do you think you would feel? That is the feeling of being evicted, of being homeless.