GSC and COVID-19

Our services continue to be operational despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Our residential services (Edel House, Redclyffe, Riverview, Baile An Aoire) are all open – and constantly working to implement HSE guidance on social distancing and [...]

Good Shepherd Cork highlights the links between homelessness and domestic violence

On Sunday 15th December, RTE Radio 1’s news and current affairs programme, This Week, broadcast interviews from Edel House, highlighting recent research into the experience of domestic and sexual violence amongst our service users. Listen [...]

Women and children
resident in Edel
House in 2019
Women and children
engaging with our Support
& Advocacy service
Women and children
supported by Good
Shepherd Cork in 2019

Our Services

Emergency Accommodation
Our homeless shelter, Edel House, provides emergency accommodation for women and children who are homeless. We can accommodate 10 families and 18 single women. Women who become homeless are often facing multiple challenges. Once a woman is admitted to Edel House, she is assigned a key workerread more

Residential Care for Teenage Girls
Riverview provides residential accommodation to girls between the ages of 15 and 19 years, who are out of home or at risk of being out of home. Our goal is to work with the girls to build greater resilience and help them reach their potential, increasing their self-confidence and self-esteem. Each young person is unique and staff tailor an individual plan to meet their personal needs and … 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
Good Shepherd Cork’s Support and Advocacy service works with families and single people as they transition from living in B&B or emergency accommodation to independent living. We provide a client-led service tailored to individual needs and goals. We provide a range of emotional and practical supports visiting clients in their homes or meeting at other venues in the community. …read more

Bruac, 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

Family Hub
Our new family hub service, Redclyffe, provides emergency accommodation to families (men, women and children), who are experiencing homelessness in Cork. Redclyffe can offer accommodation for up to 17 families who would previously have stayed in in emergency B&B or hotel accommodation. In Redclyffe, families have their own room and share communal facilities such as cooking, laundry, living room and playroom.  … read more

B&B Outreach Service
Our B&B Outreach team provides support and advocacy for families who are homeless and currently staying in B&B or Hotel accommodation.

Fur further information, contact us at:
Good Shepherd Cork, B&B Outreach team
La Verna
Grattan St.


T: 021-23771722