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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 [...]

Good Shepherd Cork Annual Report 2017

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

19 hours ago
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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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6 days ago
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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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2 weeks ago
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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

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2 weeks 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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3 weeks ago
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That time of the year again when we are looking for people to warm up and join our pink army to walk, run or crawl the Echo Woman’s Mini Marathon on September 22nd. To sign up send us a message or ... See more

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1 month ago
Work underway on redevelopment of Edel House

We are delighted with the coverage we recieved today from @C103 Cork, about our visit from Tainaste Simon Coveney who spoke with some of our women in depth about the issues that they are currently ... See more

The shelter has been operating at full capacity for several years and does not have the facilities to meet the needs of residents. 

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1 month ago

School's around the corner! It is that time of the year when our Mums are looking to buy books, copies, and uniforms for school. We are saddened to see that some of our children are again here for ... See more

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1 month ago
Edel House, Good Shepherd Cork.

Only a few days left to this great event. Please spread the word. It is being organized by Steve Cotter who is also climbing Mt ELbrus to raise money for us and Cork Simon. Well done Steve Cotter ... See more

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1 month ago

A huge thank you to JMR House to Home Centre in Mallow, for donating paint to freshen up our rooms to give them a much needed facelift!!

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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