Established in 1971 in response to a homelessness crisis in Belfast, Simon Community has grown to become Northern Ireland’s leading homelessness charity and service provider. From a beginning of just one house, two full time staff and a few volunteers in Belfast, Simon Community NI now helps over 3000 people every year across 22 projects throughout Northern Ireland with a staff count of 300 and 50 volunteers. They work without judgement to support people who are, or are at risk of, becoming homeless.
Homelessness is ended.
They exist to support people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness to achieve a meaningful and independent place in their community.
To do this they will:
-Deliver client led solutions to support people who are homeless and reduce the number of people at risk of becoming homeless.
-Positively influence public policy to make homelessness unacceptable.
-Be a sustainable, ambitious organisation recognised for its excellence in service delivery as well as staff care and development.
-They are non-judgemental.
-They exist to support their clients and meet their needs.
-They are trustworthy and focused on ending homelessness.
-They are dedicated to the people they support.
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