The Community Knowledge Initiative (CKI) fosters community university partnerships that aim to promote the principles and practices of civic engagement and democracy.

The Galway Simon Community
The Galway Simon Community


Galway Simon Community has been working with people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness since 1979. In this time has provided support to 270 people. Galway Simon Community currently operates 9 residential supported houses and over 20 apartments through out the city, providing support to in excess of 75 people. In addition to service provision Galway Simon is concerned with advancing the rights of people who are homeless and acts as advocates for their rights.


Please note:
New volunteering opportunities should be entered through the student volunteer website. You can still view your previously entered opportunities here.