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GSC and COVID-19

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. Bruac, our education and development project, is currently closed, in line with CETB guidance, whilst providing support to learners [...]

By | April 29th, 2020|News|Comments Off on GSC and COVID-19

Good Shepherd Cork highlights the links between homelessness and domestic violence

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:  

By | March 18th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Good Shepherd Cork highlights the links between homelessness and domestic violence

Finance and Business Support Manager required

Finance and Business Support Manager Applications are sought for the position of part-time Finance and Business Support Manager with Good Shepherd Cork (GSC). GSC is an independent, Cork-based charity providing a range of residential and outreach services for women, children and families who are homeless or vulnerable to homelessness. Due to growth in the organisation, [...]

By | February 16th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Finance and Business Support Manager required

Good Shepherd Cork Annual Report 2018

Our 2018 Annual report is now available on this website – please see under Links/Downloads.

By | September 10th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Good Shepherd Cork Annual Report 2018

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 the 56 families who were homeless in April 2018 – an increase of nearly 100% in under a year. The [...]

By | April 1st, 2019|News|Comments Off on Good Shepherd Cork responds to the stark increase in number of homeless families in Cork

Good Shepherd Cork Annual Report 2017

Our 2017 Report 'Focus on Families' is now available on this website - see under Links/Downloads.    

By | October 9th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Good Shepherd Cork Annual Report 2017

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. The first time full records were available was July 2014. At that point there were 344 families with 749 children [...]

By | April 5th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Latest homeless statistics show children and families are most at risk of homelessness

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 Gaff Interiors in the newly renovated home. Picture. John Allen Riverview House ,North Mall, Cork, is a six-bed facility that [...]

By | April 5th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Upgraded homeless shelter includes nail bar

Makeover at Good Shepherd Cork’s Riverview project

Riverview, a residential home for teenage girls, has been given a fresh look which really mirrors a family home environment. Working with interiors experts Jo Linehan and Caroline Foran of Gaff Interiors and other local suppliers, DFS, a sofa retailer, has funded the project to give back to the Cork community. A wonderful six-bed residential [...]

By | April 5th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Makeover at Good Shepherd Cork’s Riverview project

Making Home Making Change

Good Shepherd Cork are launching an innovative new project – Making Home Making Change - with financial support from Ulster Bank’s Skills and Opportunities Fund. The project aims to offer women staying at Edel House the opportunity to develop financial, social and creative skills that will be of benefit as they move on to long-term housing [...]

By | February 26th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Making Home Making Change

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