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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.    

4 days ago
Photos from Edel House, Good Shepherd Cork.'s post

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We are so pleased to say that one of the families in our family hub, are moving out this week. This family is one of the biggest ... See more

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6 days ago
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A big thank you to the Legal Department in Johnson and Johnson for donating lots of nice toiletries and beauty products for our clients today. We really appreciate it.

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1 week ago

🎼"Summer Time and the Living is Easy🎼
Unfortunately, not so easy if you are a child living in Emergency Homeless Accommodation. In order to give the young people we work with some happy stress ... See more

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2 weeks ago
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We are delighted to be chosen as a beneficiary for this event along with Cork Simon! All support is greatly appreciated, and a good day out is guaranteed with the great line up! One to put into ... See more

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3 weeks ago
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Another one of our families is leaving us for their forever home and have given us such beautiful cards tokens and pictures to remember them by! It has been our privilege to watch them grow, to see ... See more

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4 weeks ago
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The buckets and T-shirts are ready for our street collection tomorrow in Cork City Center thanks to the staff @dell who are very kindly doing the collection for us. So if you are in town tomorrow ... See more

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1 month ago

Thank you to Mary Foley from Our Lady Crown, Mayfield Branch who visited Edel House to donate €500 from Women’s World Day of Prayer 🙏

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1 month ago
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If any of you have been through our service or have worked with us these two woman need no introduction. Alma and Carmel are 2 of our volunteers who come in each Wednesday morning to organize a ... See more

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1 month ago

Thank you to all for the huge response to our buggy appeal. We have now recieved a buggy. Thank you!

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1 month ago

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We are in need of a double buggy suitable for a 1 year old and 2 year old child, for our Family Hub. If you have one you no longer use, or if you know someone who has ... 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
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