Protecting those facing Homelessness during Covid-19

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic is an incredibly difficult time for all of us. But even during these challenging times, our work at Galway Simon Community never stops. There has never been a more pressing time in our community to stand together with our most vulnerable. We have an incredibly dedicated team of frontline staff and volunteers, who continue to work tirelessly to protect those in our care and to prevent them from becoming homeless. Keep updated here with Galway Simon’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Our Time to Stand Together

Karen Golden, CEO of Galway Simon CommunityAs we continue to face challenges in providing supports to some of the most vulnerable people in our community, for those at risk of, or experiencing homelessness, Coronavirus is a crisis on top of a crisis.

Many of those we support have serious underlying medical issues and are even more vulnerable at this time. In recent weeks, our entire team has come together to put additional measures in place to keep our clients, staff and volunteers safe. Thankfully, to date, Galway Simon is free of the Coronavirus. This is a reflection of the huge effort that has been made across our services in relation to the infection control protocols put in place.

As we share with you some stories from our frontline services, I would like to remind you that we are here for our community. If you yourself, or anyone you know, is facing homelessness, please reach out to us. Together we can make sure that nobody is left to face this crisis alone.

A Message to our Supporters

Karen Feeney, our Head of Client Services has this message for our supporters.

Hear from our Frontline Services

Previous Covid-19 Updates

Covid-19 Emergency Appeal Galway Simon
Read More
Covid-19 Control Measures
Read More
COVID-19 Update on Galway Simon's Shops
Read More
Our Time to Stand Together, Galway Simon
Read More