Opening Doors Spring 2024

At the Soup Run, there’s a feeling of sadness when you see someone new, because that means another person is struggling to make ends meet. With your kind help, the Soup Run provides vital help that goes far beyond a hot meal, for people who are homeless in Cork. Read more

Opening Doors Spring 2024

At the Soup Run, there’s a feeling of sadness when you see someone new, because that means another person is struggling to make ends meet. With your kind help, the Soup Run provides vital help that goes far beyond a hot meal, for people who are homeless. Read more

Opening Doors Spring 2024

At the Soup Run, there’s a feeling of sadness when you see someone new, because that means another person is struggling to make ends meet. With your kind help, the Soup Run provides vital help that goes far beyond a hot meal, for people who are homeless. Read more

Opening Doors Spring 2024

At the Soup Run, there’s a feeling of sadness when you see someone new, because that means another person is struggling to make ends meet. With your kind help, the Soup Run provides vital help that goes far beyond a hot meal, for people who are homeless in Cork. Read more

Blog Post: When you cannot afford to move out

The largest proportional increase in single adults living with parents has not been among the youngest adult age groups, as might be expected with increasing time spent in education; it has been among 25-29 year olds, the significant majority of whom are in employment.

On foot of our third Home Truths paper: Single Adults Living with their Parents, Sophie Johnston explores how a dysfunctional housing market is preventing young adults from living independently of their parents. Read more

Pleased to Meet You

'Pleased to Meet You' is a collection of twelve portraits of people staying in our high-support housing.

Created during Summer 2023, each portrait captures the personality, interests and spirit of the subjects, leaving homelessness firmly outside the frame.

'Pleased to Meet' will be exhibited at many of Cork's branch libraries each month until February 2025. The collection is exhibiting at the Tory Top branch in Ballyphehane throughout July. Read more

Tax Form

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Christmas Jumper Day resources

Everything you need to make your Cork Simon Christmas Jumper Day pop. Read more

Opening Doors Autumn 2023

The lack of affordable housing continues to be a challenge when trying to move people out of homeless, but this edition of your newsletter, you'll find some happy and inspiring examples of how Room Sponsors have made a difference to people who are homeless in Cork. Read more

Opening Doors Autumn 2023

The lack of affordable housing continues to be a challenge when trying to move people out of homeless, but this edition of your newsletter, you'll find some happy and inspiring examples of how Room Sponsors have made a difference to people who are homeless in Cork. Read more

Opening Doors Autumn 2023

The lack of affordable housing continues to be a challenge when trying to move people out of homeless, but this edition of your newsletter, you'll find some happy and inspiring examples of how Room Sponsors have made a difference to people who are homeless in Cork. Read more

Opening Doors Autumn 2023

The lack of affordable housing continues to be a challenge when trying to move people out of homeless, but this edition of your newsletter, you'll find some happy and inspiring examples of how Room Sponsors have made a difference to people who are homeless in Cork. Read more

Christmas Jumper Day

Will you hold a Cork Simon Christmas Jumper Day fundraiser so we can be there for every man and woman turning to us for help this Christmas?

No one wants their child to grow up to be homeless at Christmas.

Sign-up today - it's More Than A Gift. Read more

Home Truths Blog

Our 'Home Truths' Blog offers some further insights into the key findings of our research series exploring different aspects and experiences of homelessness in the Southwest. Read more

Annual Fundraising Ball

Cork Simon's Annual Fundraising Ball is all about coming together as a community to support the life-changing, life-saving work with men and women who are homeless and turning to Cork Simon for help. It's one of the key social events in Cork every year. Read more

Home Truths

Cork Simon’s ‘Home Truths’ series aims to offer insights into different aspects and experiences of homelessness in the Southwest. Our second Home Truths explores vacant homes - particularly long-term vacancy, across Cork. Read more

Gifts in Wills

If you know Cork, you know that we live in a caring community.

That sense of belonging was here before all of us – and will be here long after us.


If you would like more information about leaving a gift in your Will to Cork Simon, contact Leona on 021 4929 418. Read more

Annual Report 2022

During 2022, we offered care and support, dignity and hope to 1,370 people - a 33% increase compared to 2021. As the last of the Covid restrictions lifted, we quickly restored all our services and responded to additional demand by increasing capacity. Read more

50 Faces of Cork Simon

50 Years in the making, decades in the refining. 50 Faces reflecting the thousands of men and women who make us what we are: people believing in people. These are their words, their stories, our experience. Read more

Better because of you

2021 was better because of you!
Thank you for the lives you changed.
And the hope you spread. Read more

Joan

"Accept yourself. It gives you confidence, gratitude, hope, strength, self-worth. It gives you a shield around you." - Joan. Read more