Safe Ireland members in Cork

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Cuanlee Refuge

County: Cork
Tel/Helpline:
021 4277 698
Fax:
021 4278 118
Email:
cuanleerefuge@hotmail.com
Website:
www.cuanleerefuge.org
Access Hours:
24 hour service, open 365 days

Ethos/Main Aims of Organisation:

The aim of Cuanlee is to provide a safe environment for women and children victims of domestic violence where individualised care and support is offered.

Cuanlee functions as part of a community network of care and so liaises with personnel within Social Services, Social Welfare Services, Public Health Services, Legal Aid, Gardai, Schools, Counselling Services, M.O.V.E., Men’s Project, A.A., I.S.P.C.C., Corporation and other refuges.

Origins of referrals vary from that of self referrals to those sent by other agencies such as Gardai, Social Services, Legal Aid and other refuges.

Cuanlee Refuge provides a service not only to those families within urban and rural Cork, but also nationally.

Cuanlee Refuge consists of self-contained family units, relaxation areas including women’s lounge and smoking room, laundry facilities, staff accommodation, playroom and outdoor play facilities.

Services Provided:

  • Emergency Accommodation/ 24 hour Refuge
  • Information
  • Emotional Support
  • Safety Supports
  • Practical Support
  • Child Related supports
  • Court and Other Accompaniment
  • Advocacy
  • Counselling and Referral
  • Aftercare
  • Outreach Services
  • Children’s Services including play therapy & outings
  • Telephone Helpline
  • Women’s Support Groups

Good Shepherd Cork

County: Cork
Tel: 021 4274240
Website: www.goodshepherdcork.ie
Access Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week

Ethos/Main Aim of Organisation

Good Shepherd Cork is a voluntary organisation responding to the needs of women, young girls and families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Many of the women we support have become homeless due to violence and abuse.

Believing in the dignity of each person we strive to provide quality care tailored to meet the needs of individuals and families. This is provided through a range of services, incorporating residential services, training and educational services, adult and child therapeutic services, individual and group support and emotional and practical support.

Services Provided

Edel House: emergency residential hostel offering accommodation and support for women, young girls and children who are homeless.

Tel: 021 4274240

Redclyffe Family Hub: emergency accommodation for up to 17 families who are homeless.

Tel: 021 2066520

B&B Outreach: provides support to homeless women and families residing in B&B or Hotel accommodation.

Tel: 021 2371722

Riverview: residential accommodation for young girls between the ages of 15-19 who are out of home or at risk of becoming homeless.

Tel: 021 4304205

Baile an Aoire: provides long term housing for single adult women in a supported and nurturing community.

Tel: 021 4551200

Support & Advocacy – assists in the transition to independent living by offering an individual outreach service to women and families in the community.

Tel: 021 4273890

Bruac Training Centre – provides fresh training and educational opportunities for women who for a variety of reasons are unable to access mainstream education.

Tel: 021 4397314

Mna Feasa, Womens Domestic Violence Project

County: Cork
Tel:
021 4212955 (Office)
Helpline:
021 4211757
Fax:
021 4212955
Email:
mnafeasa@eircom.net
Access:
Office 9.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday
Helpline: 10.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday
One-to-One Appointments Available – Contact: 021 4211757
Support Groups: Tuesday nights and Thursday mornings

Ethos/Main Aim:

To empower women, who are going through, or have suffered the effects of, Domestic Violence to take back control of their own lives.

Services Provided:

  • Information
  • Emotional Support
  • Safety Supports
  • Practical Support
  • Child Related supports
  • Court and Other Accompaniment
  • Advocacy
  • Counselling (By Referral)
  • Outreach
  • Aftercare
  • Helpline
  • Schools Education Programme
  • Alternative Health Programme
  • Support Group

OSS Cork

County: Cork
Tel:
021 422 2979
Helpline:
1800 497 497
Fax:
021 422 2966
Email:
advice@osscork.ie
Website:
www.osscork.ie
Access Hours:
Monday to Friday, 9am to 1pm

Ethos/Main Aim:

OSS Cork responds to the needs of:

  • People experiencing domestic violence in Cork city and county by offering a visible centrally located resource centre where people experiencing domestic violence can access information, advice, advocacy and support services
  • Relatives and friends of victims of domestic violence
  • Professionals, agencies and organisations who encounter victims of domestic violence in the course of their work by providing an identifiable referral point.

OSS Cork works to promote greater awareness of the issue of domestic violence to contribute to its prevention and timely and appropriate service provision.

OSS Cork provides information on a broad range of issues including legal, financial and housing, tailored to the needs and requirements of each person who contacts the centre.

OSS Cork provides a free and confidential service that includes: information, support, referral, advocacy and accompaniment. OSS Cork offers a walk-in service, a telephone helpline and an appointment service.

Services Provided:

  • Information
  • Emotional Support
  • Safety Supports
  • Practical Support
  • Child Related supports
  • Court and Other Accompaniment
  • Advocacy
  • Counselling and Referral
  • Helpline

West Cork Women Against Violence Project

County: Cork
Tel: 027 53847

Helpline:
1800 203 136 Tuesday, 10am to 4pm
Fax:
027 55961
Email:
coordinator@westcorkwomensproject.ie
Website:
www.westcorkwomensproject.ie

Ethos/Main Aims of Organisation:

To provide a confidential listening, support and information service. To ensure the safety of clients, volunteers and workers.

West Cork Women against Violence Project provides a freephone helpline service each Tuesday from 10am to 4pm. We provide a drop-in outreach service in Skibbereen each Friday from 11am to 2pm. We can arrange appointments to meet clients outside of these times if the client is unable to access the service during the advertised time.

Services Provided:

  • Information
  • Emotional Support
  • Safety Supports
  • Practical Support
  • Child Related supports
  • Court and Other Accompaniment
  • Advocacy
  • Counselling Referral if requested (First 6 sessions paid by project)
  • Aftercare
  • Outreach & Drop in Service
  • Freephone Helpline
  • Transport to Refuge
  • Arrange appointment to suit client needs (in the case of no transport due to rural isolation, client disabled and unable to access services)

YANA, North Cork Domestic Violence Project

County: Cork
Telephone:
022 53915

Services Provided:

  • Information
  • Emotional Support
  • Safety Supports
  • Practical Support
  • Child Related supports
  • Court and Other Accompaniment
  • Advocacy
  • Counselling Referral
  • Aftercare
  • Outreach