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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We are very excited here in Edel House to announce our up coming fundraising brunch which takes place on April 7th @2pm in @maldronhotelsouthmall. We are even more excited to announce that ... See more

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Great fun has had in Edel House last night at our Annual Seachtain na Gaelige Ceili. The sound of laughter echoed through the house. Both woman and children got involved and great fun has had by all. ... See more

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Brunch with Trisha For Edel House, Good Shepherd Cork

Fancy an afternoon out with Friends or Family?Delighted to announce an upcoming event we are running with Trisha Lewis Aka Trisha's Transformation. All support is welcome.

Enjoy a tastey Brunch with a glass of Mimosa in Cork's newest hotel while listening to Trisha's inspirational weight loss journey.

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Thank you to Sober Lane for their generosity. We really appreciate it.

I am so delighted with the fundraiser ran by Sober Lane a number of weeks ago with all funds going toward the Edel House, Good Shepherd Cork. campaign. Sober Lane had “The Danny Boy” pizza on ... See more

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Thank you to Tesco in Ballincollig for supporting Good Shepherd Cork😊#Tesco Community Fund @TescoIrl

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Happy international woman’s day.
To celebrate this day we were delighted to be invited to Cork City Hall today for a reception by Deputy Lord Mayor Cllr Fergal Dennehy. We recognize the strength, ... 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. 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