The following report was carried out by Frank Murtagh in February 2011 on the services addresssing homelessness in the Midlands Counties of Laois, Longford, Offaly and Westmeath.
Midlands Simon Community commissioned an independent review of the Regional Settlement Service provided to Service Users. The report was compiled by Frank Murtagh of Murtagh & Partners.
In 2016, Midlands Simon Community piloted a Housing First/Complex Cases Service throughout the counties of Laois, Longford, Offaly and Westmeath. In September 2017, Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy launched the findings of this Housing First Pilot.