The South West Regional Action Plan for homeless services sets out a multi agency approach which is seen to be both practical and beneficial to those in need of the services. The Strategy outlines the plans for the five years to ensure that the level of services provided are adequate to meet the needs of the homeless in the South West Region.
South West Regional Action Plan 2013-2018(1,096KB) South West Regional Action Plan 2013-2018
Regional Action Plan for Homeless Services 2010-2013 in the South West Region(427KB)
Statistics on homelessness are available on the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government website:
Guide to Homeless Emergency Services in Cork
The Cork City Homeless Forum has produced a guide to homeless emergency services for over 18’s in Cork. This extensive guide details the full range of emergency accommodation available for homeless persons within Cork City, sets out where persons can obtain information on housing, how to access supplementary welfare allowance scheme, as well as the health services available to homeless persons.
The leaflet contains a map showing the location of both the Homeless Persons Unit, which is the first point of contact for all homeless persons in the city, and all emergency accommodation.
Homeless Office: Telephone No. 021 / 4924734 / 4924602 / 4924177 / 4924249.