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Depaul

Depaul is a cross-border organisation working in 5 main areas of service provision: 1. Prevention 2. Families & Young People 3. High Support Accommodation 4. Health & Rehabilitation 5. Housing Depaul was established in 2002 in Ireland and 2005 in Northern Ireland. It is now a leading cross-border organisation. Our focus is upon those suffering […]

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Respond

Respond, an Approved Housing Body and service provider, has been working all around Ireland for 39 years. Our vision is that every family and individual in Ireland will have high‐quality housing as part of a vibrant and caring community. Housing and decent accommodation, in the areas where people want to live, are central to improving […]

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Simon Community

The Simon Communities of Ireland are a network of independent communities across the country that provide homeless, housing and treatment services to people facing the trauma and stress of homelessness. With a proud history of over 50 years responding to local needs, the Simon Communities of Ireland works to end long-term homelessness in Ireland, and […]

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Housing First in the UK and Ireland

This publication  produced by the CIH Policy and Practice teams across the UK provides information about how Housing First is working across the UK and Ireland, highlights some of the challenges involved in developing Housing First and encourages discussion among housing practitioners. http://www.cih.org/resources/PDF/Scotland%20Policy%20Pdfs/Housing%20First/CIH0220-PDF-B_Housing%20First_RV_13112017%20FINAL.pdf

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Focus Ireland’s hard-hitting video on youth homelessness has made a big impact on social media

Focus Ireland has launched a hard-hitting short film to highlight the terrible crisis of young people becoming homeless when leaving state care at 18. http://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/discover/focus-irelands-hard-hitting-video-on-youth-homelessness-has-made-a-big-impact-on-social-media-805867.html

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Limerick Youth Housing Project Evaluation Report

The innovative project is a collaboration between Focus Ireland, Tusla and Limerick City and Council, with the aim of providing homes for vulnerable young people along with vital support to help them sustain their tenancies as they make the transition into adulthood. The independent evaluation was carried out by Eilis Lawlor & Niamh Bowen from the UK based 'Just Economics.'

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Focus Ireland

Focus Ireland was founded over 35 years ago with the belief that homelessness is wrong and can be put right when the correct supports and resources are in place. Today, it is one of Ireland’s leading housing and homelessness organisations and provides services and housing to 14,000 people a year who are homeless or at […]

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Want to end homelessness? How about converting every emergency hostel in Ireland into a home

Description of Finnish approach to homelessness and how this could be applied to Ireland

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Gendering Women’s Homelessness

This paper reviews some of the key literature on homelessness to ascertain the extent to which gender is recognised in explanations of homelessness. What emerges is that current frameworks fail to recognise the depth of inequalities experienced by homeless mothers who are unaccompanied by their children.

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