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Numbers Helped By Midlands Simon Community Jump By Almost 100

The homeless charity has published its annual report today.

The number of people helped by the Midlands Simon Community has jumped by almost 100 between 2017 and 2018.

The homeless charity's annual report shows almost 17,000 people sought help last year.

The figures include 113 in Westmeath, 90 in Offaly, and 49 in Laois.

Karen Golden, chair of the Simon Communities, says the latest official figures showing record numbers of people in homelessness aren't the whole picture:

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