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Media Releases 2012
Simon Calls for Urgent Action on Homelessness as Rough Sleeping Rises across the Country

19 Dec 2012

The Simon Communities of Ireland today launched their Annual Report for 2011 and called for urgent action to address the growing homelessness crisis as rough sleeping increases again in Ireland. 

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Cuts to the homeless budget not acceptable as numbers of homeless increase.

5 Dec 2012

Changes announced as part of Budget 2013 not only will increase the risk of homelessness for those living on the margins but also means that services will struggle to respond to meet growing need. Simon is extremely concerned that once again those who are most vulnerable in our society will be hit the hardest.

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Simon Communities warn budget must not push people over the edge

28 Nov 2012

Simon, the national charity for people who are homeless today have launched their pre budget submission urging the Government not to make any further cuts to homeless services across the country.

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The Simon Communities world of volunteers

Simon Community pays tribute to its over 2,000 volunteers.

5 Oct 2012

Today volunteering events will run around the country in recognition of the invaluable contribution of the 2,000 plus volunteers who make help make a difference to the lives of people who are homeless and the work of the Simon Communities.

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TD’s Pledge to ‘Take a Step for Simon’

Simon hold political briefing in Lenister House to warn of impact of further cuts on homelessness

4 Oct 2012

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin, TD and fellow TD’s Ciarán Lynch - Labour, Olivia Mitchell – Fine Gael and Mary-Lou McDonald – Sinn Fein have all pledged to take a step for Simon to tackle homelessness in honour of the fifth annual Simon Week which runs until Sunday 7th October.

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Volunteer With Simon

Volunteers are at the heart of all we do in the Simon Community, volunteers are essential to the work we do. 

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