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Minister Frank Feighan met with staff of Galway Simon Community recently to learn about the impact of a project working with people who have addictions to “Benzos”. The Community Detox Project established in 2019 has worked with 40 people to help them to reduce their drug use safely. He also met with GPs, and HSE staff who explained the difference this project had made to people seeking help.
The Galway City Council has approved loans totaling €930,000 to supply local charities with four properties.
Homeless charity Galway Simon Community has raised concerns over further increases in the number of people living in Emergency Accommodation in the West of Ireland. The charity has said that the lack of affordable accommodation is one of the factors driving the increase in homelessness.
While there was a very welcome drop in the number of homeless families staying in Emergency Accommodation in the West during 2020, the number of single adults in Emergency Homeless Accommodation has been rising over the Winter months and is now higher than prior to the pandemic.
NUI Galway student nurses have put their best feet forward and raised more than €2,000 for homeless services after clocking more than 500km on the roads.
Homeless charity Depaul has revealed that in 2020 it helped source move-on accommodation for 36 people who were living in the Old Convent direct provision centre in Ballyhaunis.
Galway Simon Community has revealed that a significant number of people sought their support during the pandemic in 2020 and warned of the challenges that lie ahead in the coming year.
Twenty-nine Galwegians will once again don their warmest coats and hats to sleep out on Shop Street for the homeless.
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.