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. [...]

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Our elf did a lot of collecting today and he is very hungry!!

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1 day ago

We are delighted to be one of the beneficiaries of the Cork Rotary Club Tree of Rememberance 2018!
The Tree of Rememberance has become a tradition in Cork, and it is always such a beautiful sight ... See more

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2 days ago

A massive thank you to Jacqueline and Stephanie, and all the friends and family of CBS Primary School, Charleville who put together a massive 37 boxes of items for us! Also included were some boxes ... See more

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Thank you so much for your support and we are delighted to be among your beneficiaries this year!!!!

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We would like to thank Marie & Bernice from GIGGLES CHILDCARE CROSSBARRY, who donated 45 shoe boxes and 7 Santa sacks of presents for the children.
What an amazing effort everyone put in to achieve ... See more

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An adorable little girl came to Edel House today to donate toys and made a big effort to make cakes for everyone. It is such a special moment for us when a child comes to the door to give something ... See more

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3 days ago

Every year Ger, Denise, and Brenda, from Carrigtwohill, get together to organise an Afternoon Tea Party Fundraiser. This year, Edel House were fortunate to have been one of their chosen charities! ... See more

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4 days ago

Thank you very much to the 2nd year students of Colaiste Colm School, who, with their teacher, Marion Baldwin made a fantastic donation of toys for the children in Edel House, and our families in ... See more

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5 days ago

Thabk yuou so much to Lets Party Cork for their fantastic donation! Much appreciated, and Happy Christmas to you all! We 🎄🎄

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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