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 [...]

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#EvolveWithViv - Life begins at 40: Event series with Vivienne Connolly

Thank you to @Evolve With Viv for choosing us as her charity partner for her event #EvolveWithViv on Sunday 23rd September at Clayton Hotel Cork City. It’s going to be a wonderful day of ... See more

New event series for over 40s by actress Vivienne Connolly Actress and model Vivienne Connolly is all set to help Cork over 40s (or those over 35) reclaim their lives in the first of a series of ... See more

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Melissa Grace running yesterday for Edel House, well done Melissa!

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Two of our fabulous runners after their race... well done guys!!

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Wishing all our mini-marathon Ladies, Gents & Children all the very best for tomorrows' race, Its looking like its going to be a beautiful day!
Please send us in your Photos!!!!

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Evolve with Viv

Delighted to announce that Edel House, Good Shepherd Cork. is the charity partner for my #EvolveWithViv event in the Clayton Hotel Cork City on the 23rd of September. Proceeds from the raffle on the ... See more

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JOIN TEAM GSC! We need You!
Run, Walk, Dress up, and join us for a great day! Registration is currently taking place, and you can contact us for a t-shirt and sponsor ship card on 021-4274240.You ... See more

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

A huge thank you to everyone who are sending school supplies for the children, and to the Lady in Mayo who sent us supplies for a specific family. Thank you!

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A Massive Thank to You to Cork Opera House for generously opening their doors and giving tickets to go and see the popular Wizard of Oz! The family had a great time and hugely enjoyed the show!

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As school draws nearer, we are appealing for financial assistance for our families. For some of our mothers, the Back to School grant has been delayed until the end of September, and they are ... 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