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#Dublin Simon Community

# dublin-simon-community - Thursday 26 September, 2019

100-bed homeless medical treatment and recovery facility in Dublin gets green light
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

100-bed homeless medical treatment and recovery facility in Dublin gets green light

Sep 26th 2019, 3:31 PM 14,705 Views 20 Comments

The announcement was made at the launch of the Dublin Simon Community 2018 annual report.

# dublin-simon-community - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

'I was literally rock bottom. I was seven years out on the streets ... there's no way I'm going back'
# Simon Communities
# Simon Communities

'I was literally rock bottom. I was seven years out on the streets ... there's no way I'm going back'

Sep 25th 2018, 5:14 PM 20,806 Views 12 Comments

Dublin Simon Community launched its annual impact report earlier today.

# dublin-simon-community - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Irish men to drive from Mayo to Mongolia to raise money for the homeless
# Mongol Rally
# Mongol Rally

Irish men to drive from Mayo to Mongolia to raise money for the homeless

Feb 18th 2018, 8:00 AM 27,615 Views 44 Comments

They’ll set off on the adventure on 7 July.

# dublin-simon-community - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Grafton St busk piano up for auction to raise funds for Dublin Simon Community

Grafton St busk piano up for auction to raise funds for Dublin Simon Community

Dec 7th 2017, 10:59 PM 9,243 Views 3 Comments

The piano will go on display in St Stephens Green Shopping on Monday, and is open for bids until Christmas Eve.

# dublin-simon-community - Sunday 26 November, 2017

17 bands - including The Strypes and Delorentos - busked one after another on Grafton Street yesterday
# Music Marathon
From The Daily Edge
# Music Marathon

17 bands - including The Strypes and Delorentos - busked one after another on Grafton Street yesterday

Nov 26th 2017, 10:07 AM 5,217 Views 0 Comments

All in aid of Dublin Simon Community.

# dublin-simon-community - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Simon Community 'desperately worried' as High Court leaves future of Dublin homeless hostel uncertain
# High Court Ruling
# High Court Ruling

Simon Community 'desperately worried' as High Court leaves future of Dublin homeless hostel uncertain

Oct 11th 2017, 10:10 PM 15,106 Views 0 Comments

The facility opened before Christmas 2016 and has been used as emergency temporary accommodation for rough sleepers.

# dublin-simon-community - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

'The impact of this is untold': Health funding for homelessness has dropped since 2008
# Worsening Crisis
# Worsening Crisis

'The impact of this is untold': Health funding for homelessness has dropped since 2008

Sep 26th 2017, 8:47 AM 6,236 Views 48 Comments

Dublin Simon Community said that health funding for homelessness has dropped by 10% since 2008.

# dublin-simon-community - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Charities warn that donations left outside shops 'could be stolen or deliberately destroyed'
# Bin Bags
# Bin Bags

Charities warn that donations left outside shops 'could be stolen or deliberately destroyed'

Sep 7th 2017, 6:20 AM 9,746 Views 5 Comments

Some charities have experienced an increase in people leaving items outside their shops.

# dublin-simon-community - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Local residents lodge appeal against recovery centre for homeless drug addicts in Dublin city
# Dublin Simon Community
# Dublin Simon Community

Local residents lodge appeal against recovery centre for homeless drug addicts in Dublin city

Aug 30th 2017, 7:20 PM 16,919 Views 32 Comments

The recovery centre was given planning permission earlier this month.

# dublin-simon-community - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

A 7-year-old donated a fiver to the Dublin Simon Community with the sweetest note
# Help The Homeless
From The Daily Edge
# Help The Homeless

A 7-year-old donated a fiver to the Dublin Simon Community with the sweetest note

Mar 21st 2017, 4:44 PM 4,453 Views 2 Comments

If only everyone gave a fiver.

# dublin-simon-community - Saturday 3 December, 2016

10 stark images of homeless life are currently adorning the railings of St Stephen's Green
# In Sight Out
# In Sight Out

10 stark images of homeless life are currently adorning the railings of St Stephen's Green

Dec 3rd 2016, 9:00 AM 14,768 Views 47 Comments

The free exhibit is the latest foray by the In Sight homeless photography project.

# dublin-simon-community - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

At least 168 people were sleeping rough in Dublin last night
# Simon Community
# Simon Community

At least 168 people were sleeping rough in Dublin last night

Sep 20th 2016, 11:06 AM 14,802 Views 89 Comments

The number of rough sleepers in the capital has reached a record high.

# dublin-simon-community - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Helplessness, drug addiction and disbelief: An evening on a soup run for the homeless
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Helplessness, drug addiction and disbelief: An evening on a soup run for the homeless

Jul 2nd 2016, 11:15 AM 14,191 Views 30 Comments

TheJournal.ie went on a soup run with the Dublin Simon Community.

# dublin-simon-community - Friday 18 December, 2015

Here's the song a homeless charity hopes will be Christmas number one
# Kolumbus
# Kolumbus

Here's the song a homeless charity hopes will be Christmas number one

Dec 18th 2015, 6:04 AM 11,035 Views 5 Comments

This time of year can be particularly difficult for people on the streets.

# dublin-simon-community - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

The government still thinks it can end long term homelessness by 2016
# Out Of Control
# Out Of Control

The government still thinks it can end long term homelessness by 2016

Sep 23rd 2014, 3:25 PM 8,212 Views 32 Comments

The Dublin Simon Community said today that the target is “unachievable”.

# dublin-simon-community - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Dublin City Council to get Nama hotel to use for homeless families
# Bed For The Night
# Bed For The Night

Dublin City Council to get Nama hotel to use for homeless families

Jul 9th 2014, 9:30 PM 23,155 Views 29 Comments

The number of homeless families housed in hotels has recently reduced from 186 to 154.

# dublin-simon-community - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

After their last one was stolen, the Simon Community get a new van
# Thats Sam In The Van
# Thats Sam In The Van

After their last one was stolen, the Simon Community get a new van

Dec 24th 2013, 6:30 AM 7,713 Views 17 Comments

Just in time for Christmas too.

# dublin-simon-community - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Dublin Simon Community has only van stolen by thieves
# Simon Community
# Simon Community

Dublin Simon Community has only van stolen by thieves

Oct 15th 2013, 2:26 PM 4,903 Views 19 Comments

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.

# dublin-simon-community - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

€1.23m left in wills to Dublin homeless charity in 2012
# Bequests
# Bequests

€1.23m left in wills to Dublin homeless charity in 2012

Jun 25th 2013, 6:47 PM 8,886 Views 9 Comments

Every night in 2012 the organisation provided 201 beds for homeless people, an increase of 17 beds since 2011.