‘Hidden Homelessness’ a serious issue in the North West

The North West is dealing with a ‘hidden homeless’ problem according to the Simon Community.

Spokesperson for the charity in the North West Mary McKeon says that people are struggling in their own homes and many are living in fear of being evicted.

The Annual Sleep-out to raise money for simon is taking place in Sligo and Letterkenny tomorrow while a street collection is taking place all day today.

Mary McKeon told Ocean FM News this week, it’s an issue that needs to be addressed.

She’s been speaking to John Lynch about today’s fundraiser, the sleep-out and the stark realities of homelessness in the North West: