2017

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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. [...]

Upgraded homeless shelter includes nail bar

A nail bar is one of the extra features homeless teenagers can now enjoy as part of homeless shelter first upgrade in 15 years. Riverview manager Liz Lowe with Caroline Foran and Jo Linehan of [...]

20 hours ago

It was such a beautiful day today we just had to take advantage of it and have a barbeque!

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23 hours ago
Mindful yoga with Kitty Sheehan

Thank you to everyone who attended the yoga event today! We hope you all enjoyed the fine weather! Events like these allow us to organise courses for the women, buy materials for childrens activities ... See more

Thank you to one and all who made it out for our first yoga on the board walk event this morning..it’s so nice to see everyone coming from different backgrounds and joining together as one ... See more

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1 day ago
Yoga On The Boardwalk

Come along tomorrow to this fantastic event, it is going to be a beautiful day to practice mindfulness outdoors! We know the beach is calling, but if you could spare an hour we would be very grateful!

Wow, thanks to the Irish Examiner for this lovely write up of Yoga on the Boardwalk. 🙏💚 We can't wait to kick things off tomorrow with Mindful yoga with Kitty Sheehan at 11am outside Earth ... See more

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5 days ago
Yoga On The Boardwalk

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✨Exciting news!✨

Yoga on the Boardwalk kicks off on Sunday 24 June at 11am outside Earth Café Cork, South Mall!! Our first teacher is the wonderful Mindful yoga with Kitty Sheehan.

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6 days ago
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Fitzgeralds park looks so beautiful these days, we go for lovely walks up here. Some of Cork's activities are free, so take advantage!

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1 week ago

We had some fun this weekend, with our very creative children! 💗 We painted some old milk bottles and placed lights inside, and the children now have a lovely decoration which doubles as a night ... See more

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1 week ago

Yesterday 2 social care workers from Edel House paid a visit to a very special person in her new home. Sarah* has been in and out of Edel House for many years. Throughout this time staff came to know ... See more

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1 month ago

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1 month ago
Photos from Edel House, Good Shepherd Cork.'s post

Our Ladies were hard at work this morning and made the most beautiful muffins! ♥️

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

***** APPEAL****
We would appreciate your help!
We are appealing for single duvet covers, single sheets and towels. If you feel you have any spare, we would be delighted.
Thank you!

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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