Our latest news from our clients, staff and the overall organisation.
GREAT GATSBY GALA BALL 2017 The stunning Galgorm Resort and Spa recently played host to Simon Community Northern Ireland’s annual fundraising Gala Ball. Guests really got into character for the event which this year was themed around The Great Gatsby. The evening was...read more
SIMON COMMMUNITY NI SUPPORTS STREET SOCCER NI AS GERRY ARMSTRONG SCORES WITH 2017 HOMELESS WORLD CUP!
27 March 2017 News Release Former Northern Ireland International football legend Gerry Armstrong was announced as new ambassador for homeless charity Street Soccer NI. Gerry attended an event at Street Soccer last Saturday to hand out International Caps to previous...read more
News Release MUSICIANS AGAINST HOMELESSNESS ‘SIGN UP’ SIMON COMMUNITY NI! OASIS guru Alan McGee today launches Musicians Against Homelessness (MAH) in Northern Ireland to support Simon Community. He said: “Simon Community do a fantastic job supporting the homeless in...read more
21 March 2017 Simon Community’s Young People welcome Brian Kennedy for an afternoon of music & chat ahead of 2017’s Red Nose Day! Singer and songwriter Brian Kennedy took time out from his busy schedule to meet some of the young people involved in the Simon...read more
Homelessness in Northern Ireland is sadly a situation that touches too many people and families; and it’s not just those experiencing homelessness that suffer the consequences of it. Julie Anne got in touch with us as she was fundraising over the Christmas period to...read more
The fourth and final in this series of posts highlighting the experiences of some of those staying in one of our dedicated Young People Projects introduces you to Amy* who has been with Simon Community NI for a few months: I left home due to family breakdown as a...read more
The third in this series of posts highlighting the experiences of some of those staying in one of our dedicated Young People Projects introduces you to Chloe who has been with Simon Community NI for one and a half years: I had problems within my family home so I had...read more
The second in this series of posts highlighting the experiences of some of those staying in one of our dedicated Young People Projects introduces you to Hannah who has been with Simon Community NI for 4 months. People experience homelessness for a whole range of...read more
People experience homelessness for a whole range of reasons, but the breakdown of a family unit is an increasingly common factor that often affects young people. At Simon Community NI, we aim to not only offer safe and secure temporary accommodation for these...read more
As December draws to a close, so does the Simon Community NI ‘Opening Doors in Advent’ campaign of events across Northern Ireland. For the first time, our 22 Accommodation Projects opened their doors to the local community, supporters and friends of the organisation...read more