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#Housing First

From TheJournal.ie Peter McVerry Trust plans 100 housing units in 2020 after meeting targets a year ahead of schedule Housing First

Peter McVerry Trust plans 100 housing units in 2020 after meeting targets a year ahead of schedule

The charity said that while this “isn’t about targets, it’s about delivering more homes”, it was delighted to be ahead of schedule.

From TheJournal.ie Plans for more Housing First services to be rolled out in the Midlands Homelessness

Plans for more Housing First services to be rolled out in the Midlands

The services will be rolled out in Longford, Westmeath, Laois and Offaly.

From TheJournal.ie Housing First services to be rolled out in Wicklow, Meath and Kildare for the first time Housing First

Housing First services to be rolled out in Wicklow, Meath and Kildare for the first time

Kildare County Council issued the tender worth an estimated €702,000.

From TheJournal.ie Government offer €16.4m contract to provide houses and services to 575 long-term homeless people Housing First

Government offer €16.4m contract to provide houses and services to 575 long-term homeless people

Another €3 million funding from the DRHE will go towards an outreach service for rough sleepers in the capital.

From TheJournal.ie The government is trying to reduce chronic homelessness ... Here's how Finland ended it Housing First

The government is trying to reduce chronic homelessness ... Here's how Finland ended it

Finland provides a positive example of what can be done to end long-term homelessness.

From TheJournal.ie "You get up in the morning and the first thing you say to yourself is 'where am I going to sleep tonight'?" Homelessness

"You get up in the morning and the first thing you say to yourself is 'where am I going to sleep tonight'?"

Paul and Roy Kelly spent three months homeless living in a tent before being helped by the Peter McVerry Trust.

From TheJournal.ie 'Like you’re running up an escalator that is going in the wrong direction': Peter McVerry says homelessness keeps getting worse Peter Mcverry Trust

'Like you’re running up an escalator that is going in the wrong direction': Peter McVerry says homelessness keeps getting worse

Peter McVerry Trust’s annual report shows that the charity supported close to 4,600 individuals across its services last year.

From TheJournal.ie The man who pioneered a solution to homelessness: Give people homes Housing First

The man who pioneered a solution to homelessness: Give people homes

Dr Sam Tsemberis is the pioneer of housing first – which takes rough sleepers of the streets and gives them homes.

From TheJournal.ie Want to end homelessness? How about converting every emergency hostel in Ireland into a home Home Sweet Home

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

Finland provides a positive example of what can be done to end long-term homelessness.

From TheJournal.ie Meet the team taking chronic rough sleepers off the streets of Dublin and giving them their own home Housing First

Meet the team taking chronic rough sleepers off the streets of Dublin and giving them their own home

The Housing First team in Dublin are at the forefront of the battle to end homelessness in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Number of rough sleepers on Dublin streets up 56% in last year Homelessness

Number of rough sleepers on Dublin streets up 56% in last year

The Dublin Region Homeless Executive has confirmed there were 142 rough sleepers on the streets of the capital.