Peter McVerry Trust has been responding to the needs of people affected by homelessness since 1983. The charity has developed a range of services to tackle homelessness, drug misuse and social disadvantage.
Our prevention services include our Information and Advice Centre in Dublin City Centre, the Open Access Service, where Fr Peter McVerry is based, and the Streets to Home Support Service. You can read more about the prevention services here.
Peter McVerry Trust, is an approved housing body and a specialist provider of social housing and housing supports. You can read more about our work in the area of housing here.
Housing First is a model of tackling homelessness that sees up front housing provision accompanied by wraparound, intensive and multidisciplinary supports. Read more about Housing First here.
Peter McVerry Trust provides residential homeless accommodation to individuals, couples and families. Our services are delivered under Supported Temporary Accommodation (STA), Temporary Emergency Accommodation (TEA) and Emergency Accommodation (EA) models. Cold weather provision is also made available on a seasonal basis. Read more about our homeless services here.
Peter McVerry Trust’s Drug Treatment Services include a Drug Stabilisation and Recovery Service, a Residential Community Detox Service and Residential Drug-Free Aftercare Accommodation Service. Read more here.
We currently have four services that offer support and accommodation for homeless children aged between 12-18. Find out more here.
Since December 2014, Peter McVerry Trust has operated a number of homeless services in Co Kildare, on behalf of Kildare County Council. Our work in the county now includes homeless and housings services. Read more about Kildare here.
Peter McVerry Trust opened its first regional office in Limerick in December 2016, marking the beginning of their social housing programme in the City and County. Read more here.
Peter McVerry Trust opened its first regional office in Drogheda, Co Louth in September 2018. The office will serve the Louth, Cavan and Monaghan area. Read more here.
Read the stories of some of the individuals that have been supported by Peter McVerry Trust services here.