Midwest Simon Urges Those Struggling To Reach Out For Help In Cold Snap

As the cold snap begins to take hold here, Midwest Simon are urging those who are struggling to reach out for help.

Figures from the Department of Housing, which have just been published, show a 57% increase in homelessness in Clare and Limerick in January, compared to the same time last year.

There are now 372 adults and 153 children in emergency accommodation such as hotels, B&Bs and hostels.


Housing Support Team Leader, Tracey Reddy says numbers are continuing to rise despite efforts to house people.

And she’s been telling me there is help out there for people in Clare who need it over the coming days.