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Galway Simon Community call on Government to Stop Homelessness Before It Starts

September 28th, 2020|

Housing and homelessness charity Galway Simon Community is calling on the people of Galway, Mayo and Roscommon to join them this Simon Week in asking [...]

Covid-19: From Lockdown to Breakout

September 22nd, 2020|

Covid-19: From Lockdown to Breakout "In these dark times there was always a shining light looking over me. That light was Galway Simon." Throughout Covid-19, [...]

Sleep Out for Simon welcomes Oranmore-Maree Community Team

September 11th, 2020|

Photo by Boyd Challenger L-R (back): Pictured in Oranmore for the launch of the Virtual Sleep Out for Simon were, Teresa Healy; Maureen [...]

Covid-19 Away from Home

September 7th, 2020|

Covid-19 Away from Home “I knew there was really nothing I could do there [at home in Spain] and Galway Simon needed people, so I [...]

St. Anthony’s & St. Jarlath’s Credit Union take on the Virtual Sleep Out for Simon

September 3rd, 2020|

L to R: Ted Coyle, Operations Mgr. St. Anthony's CU, Westside, Tim Eacrett, Fundraising Development Mgr, Galway Simon and Fiona Reilly, St. Anthony's [...]

Galway Simon welcomes decrease in emergency accommodation but raises concerns about the months ahead

September 1st, 2020|

Local homeless charity Galway Simon Community has welcomed the decrease in the overall number of people living in emergency accommodation in the West but has [...]

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 [...]

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