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.
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...
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.
The six modular units on site, all of which are two bedroom units, contain kitchen / living room ...
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.
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
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 ...
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...
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...
Dublin Region Homeless Accommodation Use Q1, 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 ...
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...
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.
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 ...
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...
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
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...
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...
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
Dublin Region Winter Count on Rough Sleeping (11th November 2014) Infographic. Further information available on the Homeless Dublin website.