Homelessness

Dubs Star Launches Focus Ireland Dublin Tunnel Run and Calls on 10,000 People to Sign Up to Raise €175K to Combat and Prevent Homelessness

Dubs star Kevin McManamon took time out of the All Ireland Champions campaign to launch Focus Ireland’s Port Tunnel run which aims to raise over 175K in vital funds to help the charity’s work to co

Focus Ireland: Youth Homelessness Conference - 2 March 2011

 
Focus Ireland will hold a full day Youth Homelessness Conference in Dublin Castle on Wednesday 2nd March, 2011.

This important event will be opened by the Minister for Children, Mr. Barry Andrews, T.D., and will also feature a number of national and international speakers. One of the key themes of the conference will be to review the impact of the current youth homelessness strategy and to pose the question: "Is it now time for a new strategy?"

Registration at 9am. Event starts 9.30am sharp.

You may RSVP at:
http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/focusirelandsyouthhomelessnessseminar

Stark Warning Over Homelessness

Focus Ireland has warned the Government that a continued failure to provide housing will lead to 'an entrenched homeless crisis much worse than the 1980s'.

"in such a climate it would be disastrous if the Government was to use the Budget to cut existing levels of funding to homeless services"

Property Shortage Poses Threat to Homeless Plan

A Government plan to end long-term homelessness by the end of the year will fail unless more private property owners agree to sell or lease homes for social housing, the Homeless Agency has warned.

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