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Download reports, research and more published by Galway Simon Community and the Simon Communities of Ireland with all the facts and information you need to understand the complex problem of the homelessness and housing crisis in Ireland.

At Galway Simon, we believe it is important for our supporters to be kept up to date about our work and how we spend our money. Keep up to date by downloading our annual reports below.

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Annual Report 2019

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Annual Report 2018

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Annual Report 2017

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Annual Report 2016

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Annual Report 2015

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Annual Report 2014

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Annual Report 2013

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Policy

Policy papers and submissions by Galway Simon Community and the Simon Communities of Ireland.
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Submission to Galway City Development Plan 2023-2029

Policy submission to Galway City Council for Galway City Development Plan 2023-2029.

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Simon Housing for All Strategy Submission

Recommendations by the Simon Communities of Ireland to the Government’s Housing for All Strategy 2021.

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Galway Simon #JourneyHome Campaign Guide 2019

Galway Simon’s 2019 Campaigning Guide shares facts and figures which were used to encourage local candidates to make homelessness and housing a central part of their manifesto.

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Making the Case for a Right to Housing in Ireland

This paper outlines the Simon Communities hope, ambition and desired impact of a right to housing in Ireland.

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Research

Reports and research about homelessness by Galway Simon Community and the Simon Communities of Ireland.
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Preventing Family Homelessness: The Community Support Service at Galway Simon Community

This research reports on the support for families provided by Galway Simon’s Prevention Service.
Published: 2018

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Systems Accelerant - Simon Communities of Ireland

A research report by the Simon Communities of Ireland which evaluates the responses of the Simon Communities to the ‘First Wave’ of Covid-19.
Published: 2021

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Preventing Homelessness - Simon Communities of Ireland

A research report by Nicholas Please commissioned by the Simon Communities of Ireland reviewing international evidence on homelessness prevention services.
Published: 2018

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Locked Out of the Market - August 2021 (Executive Summary)

Executive summary of the latest Locked Out of the Market study conducted by the Simon Communities of Ireland, looking at the gap between market rents and HAP over three days in June 2021.
Published: 2021

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Locked Out of the Market - August 2021 (Full Report)

Full report of the latest Locked Out of the Market study conducted by the Simon Communities of Ireland, looking at the gap between market rents and HAP over three days in June 2021.
Published: 2021

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Locked Out of the Market 1 - June 2015

The first Locked Out of the Market study conducted by Simon Communities of Ireland which looks at the gap between market rents and HAP.
Published: 2015

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Which Way Home - Simon Communities of Ireland

The Simon Communities of Ireland commissioned research to explore the development of housing-led services by the eight Simon Communities.
Published: 2014

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Simon Community Women and Homelessness Resource Guide

A guide informed by the findings and learnings arising from Women and Homelessness in Ireland: Service use Patterns and Service Needs, a 2015 study commissioned by the Simon Communities in Ireland.
Published: 2015

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Every year, we issue a newsletter to our supporters and friends to highlight the impact they have on the people we work with. You can hear from our clients, staff and volunteers in our annual newsletter and get to know the faces of Galway Simon Community. Please click below to download.

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Virtual Sleep Out 2020: The Difference You Made

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NEWSLETTER

Galway Simon Supporter Summer 2020

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Galway Simon Supporter Newsletter 2019

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Galway Simon Supporter Update 2018

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Galway Simon Annual Newsletter 2017

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We believe in transparency and accountability at all times. Download our financial statements for more information about the work we do and its impact, and how we spend our money. Our financial accounts are audited every year by an independent auditor.

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2020 Financial Statements

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2019 Financial Statements

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2018 Financial Statements

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2017 Financial Statements

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2016 Financial Statements

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2015 Financial Statements

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2014 Financial Statements

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2013 Financial Statements

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