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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.    

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

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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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YAY!!!! Its going to be a sunny day tomorrow, so if you feel like getting out and practicing some Yoga for a good cause, look no further than the Earth Cafe Cork for @yogaontheboardwalk with Audrey ... See more

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2 weeks ago
'Our solutions are working': Minister responds to record homeless figures

https://jrnl.ie/4614768

We welcome that the Dail is currently looking to increase the powers of the Residential Tenancies Board to try and protect tenants and help them to stay in their homes where ... See more

It is the third month-on-month increase in the number of people living in emergency accommodation.

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4 weeks ago
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Well done to our Mission Leader Sr Jane Murphy who last night received a Lord Mayor’s Civic Award from Lord Mayor Cllr Mick Finn. The award recognizes Janes work with vulnerable communities in Cork ... 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