If there is an emergency and you urgently need a place to stay, contact us at Good Shepherd Cork, Edel House Emergency Accommodation we provide emergency and medium term accommodation and support for women and children. Phone lines are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Good Shepherd Cork   
Edel House Emergency Accommodation
Grattan St
T: 021 427 4240

You can also contact the Gardai. Click on the link below for a Station Directory, where you can get the relevant phone number for the area you are in:

Your children can stay with you in Good Shepherd Cork emergency accommodation at Edel House.
The One Stop Shop Cork
This provides services to women and men who have experienced or are currently experiencing domestic violence.
94 South Main Street
Cork City
Free phone: 1800 497 497

Open from 9am to 1pm Monday to Friday

Cuanlee Refuge
Cuanlee Refuge provides safe and secure crisis accommodation for women and children experiencing domestic abuse. A non-judgmental, open and welcoming service is available to all women and children in Cuanlee.

Kyrls Quay
Cork City
T: 021 427 7698
Public Tel: 021 427 7594

24-hour helpline: 021 427 7698

If you are under 18 and need a safe place we can help you contact, or you can directly contact any of the following for help:

Liberty Street House is for young people under 18 years who are out of home or at risk of being so.

Liberty Street House
Liberty Street,
T: 021 492 1728

If you have a query out of hours, we can help put you in touch with the Gardai directly. Here is also a link for a Station Directory if you want to get the relevant phone number for the area you are in:

We can also contact the Child Protection Social Work Department for you. To contact them yourself, the following link will give you details for social workers in your area of Cork:

Threshold Advice Centre

22 South Mall
Telephone: 021 427 8848

Threshold provides free and confidential advice information and support on housing issues.

Make an appointment to speak to the Tenancy Protection Service. Opening Hours 9:30-1 & 2-5pm. Phonelines are open until 9pm.

Accommodation Placement Unit

City Hall
Cork City Council
Telephone: 021-4924248


Opening Hours Mon- Fri 10am-12pm & 2pm-4pm.