2017

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Good Shepherd Cork Annual Report 2017

Our 2017 Report 'Focus on Families' is now available on this website - see under Links/Downloads.    

Latest homeless statistics show children and families are most at risk of homelessness

The government has published its latest report on homelessness. Last month there were 6,052 adults and 3,755 children who were homeless in Ireland, bringing the total close to 10,000 people. These figures include 1,739 families. [...]

2 days ago

Thank you to the volunteers of Homeless Help and Support Cork for donating these Advent calendars for the children.

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2 days ago

We recieved a beautiful Christmas Cake today, it looks amazing! Thank you so much!!

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4 days ago

Tonight, for the 2nd year in a row, A+FITNESS had the privilege of giving over 2,000 euro worth of toys, gifts & Christmas treats to the homless kids of Edel House, Good Shepherd Cork. & B&B'S in the ... See more

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6 days ago

Thank you to CPL Recruitment for their very kind donation of vouchers for food and pyjamas for the families, single women and children experiencing homelessness this Christmas.

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1 week ago

Our elf is ready for his adventures.... we will keep you posted on some of his days coming up to Christmas!

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1 week ago

Lool who arrived!!! Our Elf came a long way to be with the children up to Christmas last night, he had a little accident along the way so we had to take care of him and tuck him into bed. All the ... See more

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1 week ago
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1 week ago

We are wondering if our Elf will be returning to keep an eye on us all on the run up to Christmas.... he was a bit cheeky last year and kept us on our toes trying to keep him out mischief!!

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1 week ago

So delighted to meet Cork City Council, in recognition of the work we do in our emergency accommodation, family hub accommodation, and importantly the families in B&B's whom our outreach team ... See more

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1 week ago
Cork's 96FM

Thank you so much to Flannerys Bar and Joseph's hair salon for organising this for people experiencing homelessness in Cork City, it shows that collarabation between companies can produce such a ... See more

CHRISTMAS TREAT FOR PEOPLE IN NEED

Two businesses in Glasheen - Joseph’s Hair Salon and Flannery’s Bar - are offering homeless people and those in need a special treat this Sunday.....
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Our Services

Emergency Accommodation
Edel House is perhaps the best known of Good Shepherd Cork’s projects. Providing emergency accommodation for homeless women and children. In addition to providing emergency shelter, our staff work with women, empowering them to return to independent living as soon as possible. With our help 80% of the women that who seek shelter at Edel House find a new home within 3 months of admissionread more

Residential Care for Teenage Girls
Good Shepherd Cork offer residential accommodation to teenage girls between the ages of 15 and 19, who are out of home. Each girl has their own room, there is a communal kitchen and living room and staff are present 24 hours a day. Our ultimate goal is to help girls achieve greater resilience and wellbeing. Key workers engage on a one to one basis … read more

Supported Housing
Through the provision of supported housing, we aim to enhance the quality of life of vulnerable women and their families. Our service offers quality accommodation to single adult women in a safe and nurturing community. … read more

Support & Advocacy
At Good Shepherd Cork we know that the impact of homelessness is not solved by a house alone. Women who have experienced homelessness have been through a trauma, they have ongoing needs  … read more

Education & Development
Good Shepherd Cork’s Education & Development project offers fresh educational opportunities to women who for a variety of reasons are unable to access mainstream education.  … read more