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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.    

5 days ago

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One of our mothers has asked for a buggyboard so that it is easier to get around with her two children. If anyone has a preloved buggyboard and ... See more

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6 days ago

A very busy day was had in Edel House today four our colouring competition... arent they brilliant!

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1 week ago
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Big thank you to the Ahmadiyga Muslim community south west who recently organized a fundraising event in aid of Edel House. They visited us to present us with the cheque and brought flowers for the ... See more

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Thank you to all who have kindly donated beautiful Communion dresses and accessories to us, we are so grateful.

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Big Thank you to Lord Mayor Cllr Mick Finn who presented us with a very generous cheque from his recent charity events for our campaign with @dansweeney14. We are very grateful to him and his team ... See more

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1 week ago
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A big thank you to all those who came and supported our Brunch with @trishas.transformation yesterday in @maldronhotelsouthmall. It was great to meet you all. I’m sure you will agree that Trisha ... See more

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2 weeks ago

We are so excited!!! Its D-DAY, and we cant wait to see you all at 2pm today, to spend a lovely afternoon with you all. A small amount of tickets remain, so if you feel like taking someone to brunch ... See more

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2 weeks ago
WATCH: An Post launches 'empowering' postal service for the homeless

We welcome the new postal address point system that has been put in place for people experiencing homelessness, as all too often we have had to return post for people who leave our service, to the ... See more

An Post joined with charities and service providers to announce the launch of Address Point, a free personal postal address and letter collection service for people who are homeless or

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2 weeks ago

We were so chuffed to recieve this picture today from a little boy. it is up on our office door for everyone to see, and he is so delighted that it is!
For us, it is nice to know that he is feels ... 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