The Dublin Region Homeless Executive is provided by Dublin City Council as the lead local authority in the response to homelessness in Dublin
and adopts a shared service approach across South Dublin County Council, Fingal County Council and Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council.

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Clare Hall wins Best Collaboration Initiative

Oct 08, 2015

The Irish Council for Social Housing recently awarded the Best Collaboration Initiative to Tuath Housing for Clare Village. This is a great example of collaboration between NAMA, Dublin City Council, Peter McVerry Trust and Focus Ireland in the delivery of homes for families who were homeless.

 

See more here.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AhlbR8zThKg

 

 

 

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607 Families are in emergency accommodation in the Dublin Region

Sep 15, 2015

There are currently 607 families with 1,275 dependents in homeless accommodation in Dublin (August 2015) The Dublin local authority homeless services that are responsible for assessing the needs of families and placing them into emergency accommodation are managing an unprecedented demand for their services in the Dublin region.

 

The following measures are being implemented in collaboration with the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government and...

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Dubln Local Authorities open Modular Housing Demonstration Project

Sep 15, 2015

The four Dublin local authorities, together with participating modular housing providers have today, Tuesday September 15th 2015, opened a Modular Housing Demonstration Project on East Wall Road, Dublin 3.

 

The participating modular housing providers include;  Skyclad, Modular Homes Ireland, Spacebox, Roankabin, Portakabin and MOM Services Limited.

 

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Dublin Region Homeless Accommodation Use Q2, 2015

Aug 25, 2015

Dublin Region Homeless Acccommodation Use Q2, 2015. There was a marked increase in the number of adult individuals using homeless services during the quarter with numbers exceeding 3,000 for the first time since PASS records
began in 2010.

 

  • A total of 3,095 adult individuals accessed homeless accommodation
  • A total of 243 moved to housing
  • 15% had never used homeless accommodation before.
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Dublin Region Families who are Homeless

Aug 17, 2015

There are currently 556 families with 1,185 dependents in homeless accommodation in Dublin.  The Dublin local authority homeless services that are responsible for assessing the needs of families and placing them into emergency accommodation are managing an unprecedented demand for their services in the Dublin region.

 

The following measures are being implemented in collaboration with the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government and other agencies

 

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Hail recruiting Settlement Support Worker

Jul 30, 2015

JOB ADVERTISEMENT

 

HAIL is a voluntary housing association with properties in the greater Dublin area. Our vision is a society where people, primarily those with mental health difficulties, can achieve and sustain independent living in the community having secure, quality, affordable accommodation with appropriate support services. Our mission is to provide housing and individually tailored services to support those with mental health difficulties, to integrate and live ...

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The National Statement of Housing Supply and Demand 2014 and Outlook for 2015-17

Jul 30, 2015

The Housing Agency have released its first National Statement of Housing Supply and Demand 2014, and Outlook for 2015-17. The National Statement provides key data and analysis on the housing supply and demand trends in Ireland as well as an overview of future housing requirements. The analysis gives clear insights into housing in Ireland and presents the most up-to-date information available in relation to housing supply and demand which will keep key housing initiatives on track and ensure we have acc...

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Housing First Seminar Dublin

Jul 07, 2015

Our Housing First Seminar was attended by over 120 persons from the housing, homeless and health sectors. Housing First has already delivered a permanent housing solution to 35 rough sleepers and will help a further 100 persons by the end of 2016.  The seminar brought together experts and practitioners from Ireland, Amsterdam and Canada to hear the results of a programme evaluation of the Housing First service that confirmed the success of this intervention  has achieved in ending homelessness among fo...

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Dublin Region Homeless Accommodation Use Q1, 2015

May 12, 2015

Dublin Region Homeless Accommodation Use Q1, 2015

 

  • A total of 2,987 adult individuals accessed homeless accommodation during the first quarter of 2015.
  • A total of 236 moved to housing.
  • 19% had never used homeless accommodation before.

 

 

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Minister Announces Social Housing Build

May 05, 2015

Minister for the Environment, Community & Local Government, Alan Kelly, and Minister for State for Housing, Planning & Construction, Paudie Coffey, have today, May 5th, 2015 announced the first major direct build social housing programme with the kick-starting of over 100 separate housing projects.

 

The move is part of the first phase of direct-build under the Government’s social housing strategy. €312 million has been approved by the Ministers which will see an additional 1,700 social ...

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Official Street Count figures released on rough sleeping for April 2015 across the Dublin Region

Apr 30, 2015

Media Release

30th April 2015

 

OFFICIAL STREET COUNT FIGURES RELEASED ON ROUGH SLEEPING FOR APRIL 2015 ACROSS THE DUBLIN REGION

 

38% Decrease since November 2014

 

The Dublin Region Homeless Executive, today, Thursday April 30th, released official figures from the Spring (April 2015) count on rough sleeping, which identified a minimum of 105 pe...

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Undergraduate Certificate Programme in Homeless Prevention and Intervention for homeless sector

Apr 24, 2015

Applications are invited for the next Dublin City University (DCU) School of Nursing and Human Sciences Undergraduate Certificate Programme in Homeless Prevention and Intervention for homeless sector key workers/case managers (and those engaging in assessment and support planning in other related support sectors), commencing in DCU in September 2015.

 

The closing date for receipt of applications to DCU is 5pm on Friday 5th June 2015.

N.B.:  Applications...

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553 Families prevented from becoming homeless in the Dublin Region

Apr 24, 2015

Public Awareness Campaign Launched to Encourage People to Contact Tenancy Protection Service on FREEPHONE 1800 454 454

 

From June 2014 to end March 2015, 553 families who are renting in the Greater Dublin Area have been prevented from becoming homeless under a prevention initiative led by the four Dublin local authorities and delivered by the Tenancy Protection Service (TPS), operated by Threshold.

 

The Tenancy Protection Service can be contacted ...

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Integration and Inspiration - Health Care for Persons who are Homeless in Ireland

Apr 10, 2015

Hold the Date - June 18th 2015

Summer Symposium on health care for persons who are homeless in Ireland - Integration and Inspiration

This is a follow on from the International Street Medicine Symposium held in Ireland in October 2014.  The focus of the day long symposium will be on sharing information regarding what's going on in terms of service provision and research in all areas of homeless health care, including mental health and marg...

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HAIL recruiting Head of Services position

Apr 08, 2015

Housing Association for Integrated Living (HAIL) are recruiting a Head of Services, based in their offices at Dame St, Dublin 2. Reporting to the CEO, the Head of Services will operate at senior management team level with prime responsibility for developing HAIL Support Services within a Strategic Plan based on national housing and mental health policies.

 

For more information, and to download an application form, go to

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Housing Assistance Payment for Homeless Households

Mar 04, 2015

Housing Assistance Payment for Homeless Households

 

The Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) Scheme is a new form of social housing support which is currently being introduced by local authorities across Ireland. HAP will mean local authorities can now provide housing assistance to households with a long term housing need by enabling households to find accommodation...

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Would you like to volunteer for our next rough sleeper count?

Feb 12, 2015

If you would like to volunteer for the next rough sleeper Count on the 14 April,  please contact roughsleepingcount@dublincity.ie

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Update on Government Summit Actions to respond to homelessness (December 2014) in the Dublin Region

Feb 05, 2015

The data included in the updates on specific actions, is from the end of year report 2014, which confirms the detail of presentations to homeless services in the Dublin region

 

A number of key actions arising from the Government Summit on Homelessness in December 2014, led by Ministers Alan Kelly T.D. and Paudie Coffey T.D., have been fully completed or significantly progressed. These actions were implemented by the four Dublin local authorities (lead Dublin City Council) and state-funde...

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Homeless Persons Unit (Women and Families) is relocating to 77 Upper Gardiner Street, Dublin 1

Jan 30, 2015

The HPU for Women and Families is relocating to 77 Upper Gardiner Street, Dublin 1 on the 9th February.

 

The service will open Monday to Friday 10am-1130am and 2pm-330pm.

 

Phone: 01 673 2030

Fax: 018736074

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Dublin Region Winter Count on Rough Sleeping (11th November 2014) Infographic.

Jan 22, 2015

Dublin Region Winter Count on Rough Sleeping (11th November 2014) Infographic. Further information available on the Homeless Dublin website.

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