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“Shocking” that hundreds of children face homelessness over Christmas

“Shocking” that hundreds of children face homelessness over Christmas

The Galway Simon Community have responded to the latest emergency accommodation figures, saying that its unacceptable that so many will spend Christmas without a home. The October ...
Want to know how you can help with the housing crisis?

Want to know how you can help with the housing crisis?

How can we help with the housing crisis? The news is all doom-and-gloom about the housing crisis - and with good reason. Figures show that homelessness in the West of Ireland ...
Homelessness in the West growing faster than anywhere else in Ireland

Homelessness in the West growing faster than anywhere else in Ireland

Homelessness in the West of Ireland is growing at a faster rate than anywhere else in the country, according to Galway Simon Community. The latest figures show almost 500 people, ...
Government strategy to make use of vacant properties welcomed

Government strategy to make use of vacant properties welcomed

The publication of the Government’s National Vacant Housing Reuse Strategy has been welcomed by Galway Simon Community. The local charity has said that immediate action now needs ...
Youth homelessness in West growing at double national average, new figures show

Youth homelessness in West growing at double national average, new figures show

Homelessness among 18-24-year-olds in the West is growing at double the national average, according to the latest emergency accommodation figures for June 2018. The latest figures ...
Homelessness in West growing four times faster than national average

Homelessness in West growing four times faster than national average

A homeless charity has warned that homelessness in the West of Ireland is growing faster than any other region around the country, at a rate of nearly four times the national avera ...
77% increase in family homelessness in the West is a “tragedy”

77% increase in family homelessness in the West is a “tragedy”

The latest homelessness figures for May show that that there has been a 77% increase in family homelessness in the West of Ireland, which Galway Simon Community has described as a ...
Fairgreen Hostel – 35 years of “emergency” accomodation

Fairgreen Hostel – 35 years of “emergency” accomodation

On June 24 1983, 35 years ago today, the Fairgreen Hostel for Homeless Men opened to tackle the growing number of young men living on the street. Four years after the foundation o ...
Latest homelessness figures “extremely concerning”

Latest homelessness figures “extremely concerning”

Galway Simon Community has described as 'extremely concerning' the latest emergency accommodation figures released by the Department of Housing. The figures for April showed a fou ...
Galwegians to attend therapeutic all-night sound bath for worthy cause!

Galwegians to attend therapeutic all-night sound bath for worthy cause!

Local sound therapists are coming together this month to bring the first All Night Puja Sound Bath to Galway in aid of Galway Simon Community. The all-night event will take plac ...
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