Position Available: Manager, Edel House, emergency shelter for women and children Applications are sought for the position of Manager, Edel House emergency shelter for women and children, a service of Good Shepherd Cork (GSC). Edel House, located in Cork City, provides emergency accommodation to women and families who are experiencing homelessness. Edel House has recently [...]
Edel House redevelopment After many years of planning, our dream of having a fully redeveloped Edel House became a reality in late May. Over the past few weeks, residents and staff have been settling into their impressive new surroundings. We are currently able to provide 13 families and 20 single women with well equipped, [...]
We are very pleased to have completed phase 1 of the re-development of Edel House. In April we welcomed residents into the new Edel House building. Residents and staff are delighted with the bright, spacious and so much more dignified environment. Work has started on phase 2, the refurbishment of the old Edel House building, [...]
Our services continue to be operational despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Our residential services (Edel House, Redclyffe, Riverview, Baile An Aoire) are all open – and constantly working to implement HSE guidance on social distancing and hygiene and to keep residents safe. Bruac, our education and development project, has re-opened to learners. Our Support & Advocacy, [...]
On Sunday 15th December, RTE Radio 1’s news and current affairs programme, This Week, broadcast interviews from Edel House, highlighting recent research into the experience of domestic and sexual violence amongst our service users. Listen here:
Our 2018 Annual report is now available on this website – please see under Links/Downloads.
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 the 56 families who were homeless in April 2018 – an increase of nearly 100% in under a year. The [...]
Our 2017 Report 'Focus on Families' is now available on this website - see under Links/Downloads.
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. The first time full records were available was July 2014. At that point there were 344 families with 749 children [...]
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 Gaff Interiors in the newly renovated home. Picture. John Allen Riverview House ,North Mall, Cork, is a six-bed facility that [...]