Finding the Way Home: Housing led responses and the Homelessness Strategy in Ireland

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk


An in-depth research report exploring the range of possible exits from homelessness in Ireland, and access to long-term housing was launched by Jan O’ Sullivan TD, Minister of State at the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government with special responsibility for Housing and Planning in Limerick. Commissioned by the Simon Communities in Ireland and conducted by Nicholas Pleace and Joanne Bretherton of the University of York , ‘Finding the Way Home’ indicates that ‘Housing Led’ approaches, which are currently at the heart of Government policy, are very effective in delivering sustainable housing options for people who are homeless and in need of ongoing support. A ‘Housing-Led’ approach to tackling homelessness involves access to permanent housing with ongoing support appropriate to each person’s needs as the primary response to homelessness.
Period16 May 2013