Peter McVerry Trust provides number of services across Offaly, Laois, Longford and Westmeath. These include Housing First, housing services, homeless services, Aftercare housing and resettlement services.
In 2021, we supported 790 unique individuals across our services in the Midlands.
Peter McVerry Trust signed the Housing First Contract for the Midlands Region, on Friday January 10th 2020.
The contract will see Peter McVerry Trust working with Westmeath County Council, Offaly County Council, Laois County Council and Longford County Council over the next three years initially, delivering individual homes for 34 rough sleepers across the four local authorities.
In 2020, with a Year One target of 9 tenancies, Peter McVerry Trust created 11 Housing First tenancies in the Midlands Region and continued to provide pathways out of homelessness for some of society’s most vulnerable people.
In the video below, our CEO Pat Doyle explains the importance of Housing First services to the Midlands Region.