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Galway Simon Community issues fundraising appeal ahead of Christmas

Galway Simon Community has issued a fundraising appeal ahead of Christmas in a bid to safeguard their Homelessness Prevention and Housing Services. The homelessness and...

Record number of people supported by Galway Simon in 2019

Galway Simon Community supported more people last year than ever before through its homelessness and housing services, the charity's 2019 Report has revealed. In 2019,...

Stitches’ new owner using clothing company to combat Covid and homelessness

When Stitches Clothing, Alterations and Repairs was taken over by Galway mother Chris Roche this summer, her first port of call was to help...

COPE Galway calls for referendum on constitutional right to housing

COPE Galway is calling for the right to housing to be enshrined in the constitution in its submission to the government for budget 2021.COPE...

Connacht Hospitality Group Sleeping Out for Simon homelessness services

Every year, the Galway Simon Community holds and annual Sleep Out that asks people of all stripes to give up their comfy beds for...

Ask the government to ‘Stop Homelessness Before it Starts’ this Simon Week

The people of Galway have been asked to join Galway Simon Community this week in asking the government to 'Stop Homelessness Before it Starts'.The...

Galway Simon welcomes latest decrease in homelessness figures

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

COPE Galway receives over €3,500 from Irish warranty company

COPE Galway received €3,620 recently after an Irish warranty company donated €1 for house registered with them in the country.Global Home Warranties - which...

Sleep Out for Simon goes virtual to fight homelessness!

Homeless charity Galway Simon Community has launched their annual Sleep Out for Simon event with a new focus, the homelessness fundraiser is going virtual.Normally,...

Youth homelessness on the rise in Galway

Galway Simon Community has expressed concerns that homelessness among young people is increasing in Galway and the charity has called for the new government...

COPE Galway warns of “ageist” attitudes in COVID-19 crisis

The COVID-19 crisis has put a spotlight on "ageist" attitudes and language COPE Galway warned ahead of the launch of its annual report for...

4% decrease in number of people in Emergency Accommodation in the West

There has been a 4% decrease in the number of people in Emergency Accommodation in the West in April 2020, compared the same time...

City Council seeks new homeless accommodation providers

Galway City Council is seeking new expressions of interest from potential new providers of homeless accommodation. The council is currently seeking property available to lease...

Amazing pics of Galway submitted ahead of new campaign for local charity

A creative new COPE Galway campaign is asking people to post their favourite image of Galway on their social media channels and make a...

Modular housing project in Westside ready to take families out of emergency accommodation

Construction has been completed on a modular housing project in the Westside area of Galway City which aims to take homeless families out of...

Galway Simon launches emergency appeal during ‘crisis within a crisis’

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

Coronavirus: Local charity protecting people who are homeless

Local homeless charity Galway Simon Community has said it is concerned about the escalating COVID-19 crisis.But the...

Students at the Jes raise almost €10,000 for homeless services

Students at Coláiste Iognáid, 'the Jes', secondary school recently presented raised almost €10k they raised for COPE Galway's homeless services.

Coronavirus: COPE helping the homeless to self-isolate

COPE Galway is expanding on its usual range of supports for the homeless to help them avoid the Covid-19 coronavirus, and...

Local A Capella group raise almost €50k for the fight against homelessness with Christmas concerts

Local music group the A Capella Knights recently celebrated raising almost €50k for homelessness services in Galway.Each...
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