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Monday 4 December 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Dublin Simon Community

This year
Homeless charity reports 17% drop in people supported last year
The Dublin Simon Community launched its 2022 annual report today.
All time
100-bed homeless medical treatment and recovery facility in Dublin gets green light
The announcement was made at the launch of the Dublin Simon Community 2018 annual report.
'I was literally rock bottom. I was seven years out on the streets ... there's no way I'm going back'
Dublin Simon Community launched its annual impact report earlier today.
Irish men to drive from Mayo to Mongolia to raise money for the homeless
They’ll set off on the adventure on 7 July.
Grafton St busk piano up for auction to raise funds for Dublin Simon Community
The piano will go on display in St Stephens Green Shopping on Monday, and is open for bids until Christmas Eve.
17 bands - including The Strypes and Delorentos - busked one after another on Grafton Street yesterday
All in aid of Dublin Simon Community.
Simon Community 'desperately worried' as High Court leaves future of Dublin homeless hostel uncertain
The facility opened before Christmas 2016 and has been used as emergency temporary accommodation for rough sleepers.
'The impact of this is untold': Health funding for homelessness has dropped since 2008
Dublin Simon Community said that health funding for homelessness has dropped by 10% since 2008.
Charities warn that donations left outside shops 'could be stolen or deliberately destroyed'
Some charities have experienced an increase in people leaving items outside their shops.
Local residents lodge appeal against recovery centre for homeless drug addicts in Dublin city
The recovery centre was given planning permission earlier this month.
A 7-year-old donated a fiver to the Dublin Simon Community with the sweetest note
If only everyone gave a fiver.
10 stark images of homeless life are currently adorning the railings of St Stephen's Green
The free exhibit is the latest foray by the In Sight homeless photography project.
At least 168 people were sleeping rough in Dublin last night
The number of rough sleepers in the capital has reached a record high.
Helplessness, drug addiction and disbelief: An evening on a soup run for the homeless went on a soup run with the Dublin Simon Community.
Here's the song a homeless charity hopes will be Christmas number one
This time of year can be particularly difficult for people on the streets.
The government still thinks it can end long term homelessness by 2016
The Dublin Simon Community said today that the target is “unachievable”.
Dublin City Council to get Nama hotel to use for homeless families
The number of homeless families housed in hotels has recently reduced from 186 to 154.
After their last one was stolen, the Simon Community get a new van
Just in time for Christmas too.
Dublin Simon Community has only van stolen by thieves
The homeless service left their van in a storage facility following a charity fun run on Saturday only to return on Monday to find it had been taken.
€1.23m left in wills to Dublin homeless charity in 2012
Every night in 2012 the organisation provided 201 beds for homeless people, an increase of 17 beds since 2011.