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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Happy Christmas to all our Children and Ladies today! Looking forward to a lovely day, with lots to eat and Christmas movies to watch! Merry Christmas also to our Ladies who secured accommodation ... See more

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We are looking forward to spending Christmas Eve with our ladies tonight, we will be sharing a lovely mass with Fr. Barry, from Fermoy, who comes up each year to spend Christmas Eve with us. The ... See more

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Thank you to Truck Services Group, Mallow, for an amazing donation og toys, basic essential items and christmas treats for the women and children. Happy Christmas to you all !! 🎄🎄

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Thank you to Lord Mayor Mick Finn for visiting Edel House this morning!

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Thank you so much to Vibrant Hair and Beauty Salon , from Glanmire, for their generous donation! Happy Christmas to all!

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Thank you so much to Jerry Collins in Ballinhassig, for giving us 5 organic turkeys to use over the Christmas period. Happy Christmas!!

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A massive thank you to Miriam Horgan and friends from Slimming World, Bishopstown, for their very generous contribution! Have a fantastic Christmas!

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Thanks a million to all involved in organising Courtmacsherry Christmas Markets this year, an amazing €1500 was raised €650 of this was from their raffle. Thank you to everyone for your ... See more

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A sincere thank you to Julie O'Donoghue, and Tom Consodine from Gas Network Ireland for their donation. Tom is retiring from Gas Networks Ireland at the end of the year and has been a wonderful ... See more

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A little taste of the childrens concert!!

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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