The Wallich has been providing accommodation and support services for homeless people since 1978, starting with a 20-bed hostel in Cardiff and expanding to a multi-project agency working in mostly all local authorities in Wales.
How many homeless shelters are in Cardiff?
They also manage 14-shared houses across the city where 53 people, who have been homeless, are supported to live on a more permanent basis.
Why is it called the Simon Community?
The Simon Community is a charity which helps homeless people, taking its name from Simon of Cyrene. It was founded in 1963 by Anton Wallich-Clifford who had encountered many homeless people while working for the Probation Service at Bow Street Magistrates Court in London.
What do cyrenians do?
Cambridge Cyrenians provides a range of accommodation, support and specialist services for homeless men and women.
What does the Simon Community do?
The Mission of Dublin Simon Community
Dublin Simon Community work to prevent and address homelessness in Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow and Meath. We provide services at all stages of homelessness and enable people to move to a place they can call home.
How many people are homeless in Cardiff 2022?
This is a decrease of 12 from the 99 individuals sleeping rough at 31 December 2021. As at 31 January 2022, Cardiff (15), Newport (12), Caerphilly (8), Ceredigion (8) and Powys (7) were the local authorities reporting the highest numbers of individuals sleeping rough.
Is homelessness a problem in Wales?
In Wales, 53 households in every 10,000 were found to be eligible and threatened with homelessness in 2020-21.
How big a problem is homelessness in Wales?
Every year in Wales more than 15,000 people become homeless, including 2,800 children.