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Focus Ireland Supported 1,800 Households In Avoiding Homelessness In 2020.

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12,300 people were supported by its services last year.

Focus Ireland says it supported a record number of households last year, despite the pandemic.

The charity helped more than 1,8000 households avoid homelessness or find a secure home in 2020.

Its annual report shows that 12,300 people were supported by Focus Ireland services last year.

Mike Allen, Director of Advocacy with Focus Ireland, says 2020 presented unique challenges:

It's calling on the government to introduce annual targets to meet its pledge of eliminating homelessness by 2030.

Focus Ireland CEO, Pat Dennigan, says a change of approach is needed


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