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Good Shepherd Cork Annual Report 2018

Our 2018 Annual report is now available on this website – please see under Links/Downloads.

Good Shepherd Cork responds to the stark increase in number of homeless families in Cork

The most recent figures available from Cork City Council show that in February 2019 the total number of families who were homeless in Cork City and County was 109. This is a stark increase from [...]

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On your marks get set go.......🏃‍♀️🏃🏿‍♀️🏃🏻‍♀️
We are still looking for volunteers to walk run or crawl to join our pink army in the echo mini marathon on September ... See more

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Cork City Childcare

Thank you to Laura from Cork City Childcare for a very informative session on the New National Childcare Scheme

We had the privilege of giving an information session on the New National Childcare Scheme (NCS) to the lovely team of Good Shepherd Cork today. Thanks to everyone for attending and for your ... See more

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Thank you to Dealz in Douglas Court for the treats they dropped in for the women and children here😊

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Bruac Our Training and Education Centre are having their registration day tomorrow from 10:30-12:30 for anyone interested in enrolling for the year ahead. If you can not make it but are interested ... See more

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Are you registered for the Cork Mini Marathon? If you are interested in participating and would like to run/walk/hop/skip or jump for Edel House, please contact our fundraiser Claire for sponsorship ... See more

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A big thank you to @thepopupmovie for inviting some of our families to their showing of Finding Nemo this evening. Also thanks you to Gemma @thefamilyedit for thinking of us

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A big thank you to @healthcare_21 for very generously donating vouchers for some of our families to help cover back to school cost. Their support is much appreciated as always

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We have good news. We have been short listed for the Coca Cola Thank you Fund for 2019. Could you all please follow the link below and vote for our “Equip2Educate” project. Please help us spread ... See more

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We are delighted to say that we have teamed up with the fabulous team in @dennehyshealthandfitness and we are their charity for this years echo mini marathon. So any of you who are members of ... See more

3 months ago
Photos from Edel House, Good Shepherd Cork.'s post

A big well done to @stevecotz1111 for reaching the summit of mount Elbrus this morning which is the highest mountain in Europe. Steve is going this to raise money for us and @cork.simon.community. A ... See more

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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 … read 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
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

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