Homelessness in Galway

We work with people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in Galway. The number of people accessing our services has increased year on year for the last few years which is why our services are needed now more than ever. In 2015 we worked with a total of 366 households.

Below are the numbers of people and households that we worked with in 2016.

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Households we worked with

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New referrals to our services

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People we housed

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Our prevention services worked with

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Families we worked with

Homelessness in Ireland

Each month, the Department of Environment publishes a report containing the official homeless figures which gives a breakdown of homelessness in each region. The latest figures June 2017 show the following figures on national homelessness:

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People trapped in emergency accommodation

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Families in emergency accommodation

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Children in emergency accommodation

Reports about Homelessness

Download reports commissioned by Simon Community here for all the facts and information you need to understand the complex problem of homelessness in Ireland.

Locked Out of the Market I was conducted by the Simon Communities of Ireland over a three day period in May 2015 and highlights the growing disparity between rising rents and state support limits.

Locked Out of the Market II was conducted by the Simon Communities of Ireland over a three day period in August 2015 and tracks the growing gap between rents and state support limits.

Locked Out of the Market III was conducted by the Simon Communities of Ireland over a three day period in November 2015 and looks at the growing gap between rents and state support limits.

Locked Out of the Market V was conducted by the Simon Communities of Ireland over a three day period in August/September 2016 and looks at the growing gap between rents and state support limits.

Locked Out of the Market VI was conducted by the Simon Communities of Ireland over a three day period in November 2016 and looks at the growing gap between rents and state support limits.

Locked Out of the Market VII was conducted by the Simon Communities of Ireland over a three day period in March 2017 and looks at the growing gap between rents and state support limits.

Locked Out of the Market VII was conducted by the Simon Communities of Ireland over a three day period in August 2017 and looks at the growing gap between rents and state support limits.

The Simon Communities of Ireland commissioned a piece of research to explore the experiences of the Simon Communities introducing housing-led services.

This is a guide for service providers and focuses on exploring and highlighting the needs of women who are homeless.

This study was commissioned by Simon Communities of Ireland which looks at women’s experience of homelessness.

The Simon Communities of Ireland published a Housing and Homeless Fact File highlighting the extent of the crisis impacting on every region and community across Ireland.