Focus Ireland

Preventing youth homelessness now and in the future

2012 - 2018

Since its foundation in 1985, Focus Ireland has worked to provide safe, secure and affordable housing for the homeless. Over the last 25 years the organisation has grown and expanded so that it now works with single adults, families, young people and children across Ireland. Grant funding from HDF has supported Focus Ireland’s service delivery, as well as an advocacy initiative for the provision of state services to prevent family and youth homelessness in the future.


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