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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.
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.
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.
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.
Students may be facing homelessness as the college year starts, especially in Galway, with much student accommodation rented out in advance, leaving young people facing “some stark options”.
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.
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.