Sleep Out for Simon goes virtual!

July 15th, 2020|

Take the challenge, join the experience, make a difference! Homeless charity Galway Simon Community has launched their annual Sleep Out for Simon event with a [...]

Youth Homelessness increasing in Galway

June 30th, 2020|

Homeless charity Galway Simon Community has expressed concerns that Youth Homelessness is increasing in Galway and is urging the new government to urgently address the [...]

Take time out of your longest day to help those facing homelessness

June 15th, 2020|

Local homeless charity Galway Simon Community is calling on people to take part in their Dip & Donate event this weekend to support [...]

Galway Simon Community welcome decrease in number of people in Emergency Accommodation

June 8th, 2020|

Galway Simon Community warmly welcomes the 4% decrease in the number of people in Emergency Accommodation in the West in April 2020, since the same [...]

Covid 19 on the frontline of Health and Wellbeing Services

June 5th, 2020|

Covid 19 on the frontline of Health and Wellbeing Services It can be very lonely if you’re only seeing someone during the week for maybe [...]

Covid-19 and Preventing Homelessness

May 27th, 2020|

Covid-19 and Preventing Homelessness “It’s very hard for somebody to be positive when everything that’s made them safe in the world is gone”. Over the [...]

Covid-19 on the frontline of Housing Services

May 20th, 2020|

Covid-19 on the frontline of Housing Services One man told me “sure I’ve been doing this my whole life, nobody has ever wanted to come [...]

Covid-19 on the frontline of Homelessness Prevention Services

April 27th, 2020|

Covid-19 on the frontline of Homelessness Prevention Services “I would worry about people’s mental health and where we will be at the end of all [...]

A tribute to Mary McPartlan

April 22nd, 2020|

It was with great sadness that we heard of the passing of Mary McPartlan recently. Mary was not only a local musician and an [...]

Covid-19 on the frontline of Homeless Services

April 17th, 2020|

Covid-19 on the frontline of Homeless Services “Most people have their own house where they can shelter and self-isolate to prevent Covid-19, they can cocoon [...]

Galway Simon Community launch emergency appeal to fund vital services during Covid-19

April 7th, 2020|

Local homeless charity Galway Simon Community has launched an emergency appeal in a bid to fund their vital housing and homelessness prevention services during what [...]

COVID-19 Update on Galway Simon’s Charity Shops

March 26th, 2020|

Our charity shops are closed until further notice to protect our volunteers and staff, as well as our shop customers. This will apply to both [...]

Our Time to Stand Together

March 18th, 2020|

A Message to our Supporters Dear Friends, Last night our Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, urgently called upon us to come together; to ‘look out for each [...]

Galway Simon Community Covid 19 Prevention & Control Measures

March 13th, 2020|

The Coronavirus and the risks associated with Covid 19 pose very serious challenges to people who are homeless or living in homeless services. There is [...]

Galway Tech Giants raise €88K for people facing homelessness

March 2nd, 2020|

Photo by Murtograhy: Back Row: Enda Flatley, Ronan Kilgannon, Sharon Gurry, Annie Hennelly, Aisling O’Malley, Teresa Kelly, Aidan Whelan, and Mark Gantly. Front Row: [...]

Local A Capella Group raise almost €50K to help those facing homelessness in Galway

February 24th, 2020|

The A Capella Knights presenting the proceeds of their 2019 concert Local music group, The A Capella Knights, celebrated raising close to €50K [...]

Affordable accommodation at a critically low level in Galway

January 13th, 2020|

Galway Simon Community says the availability of affordable rented accommodation is at a critical level in Galway. According to the latest study released by the [...]

Christmas Closing Hours 2019

December 23rd, 2019|

Christmas Closing Hours 2019 Our office and shops will be closing on Monday 23rd December and will reopen as normal on Thursday 2nd January 2020. [...]

A message to our supporters

December 23rd, 2019|

As we come to the end of 2019, I want to express my sincere thanks to you for standing with Galway Simon to help close [...]

Full House at the Knights Before Christmas Concert

December 20th, 2019|

On Saturday December 14th local music group ‘The A Capella Knights’ filled the Galway Cathedral to capacity at their annual Christmas Concert in aid of [...]

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