The Social and Health
Education Project

Promoting Capacity for Change Since 1974

SHEP is a values led organisation that works together with individuals and communities to develop capacities for positive change, to enhance health and well-being and to promote social justice.

In SHEP we recognising the challenge, process and opportunity of our work, we value respect, equality, empowerment, honesty, acceptance, initiative, creativity and compassion

Short Courses

Happy people

SHEP offers an extensive range of short courses in health and well-being. No special prior qualifications are needed and people from all sorts of […]

Intensive Training

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The main thing you need to train with SHEP is a willingness to draw on your own experience of life. SHEP’s unique core Training Programme  […]


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Would you like to avail of counselling but feel you can’t afford it? We can help. Counselling helps an individual to explore concerns and feelings in […]


Two people sitting in office

Do you need extra support to access your rights and entitlements? SHEP’s Cork Advocacy Service may be able to assist you. Cork Advocacy Service […]

Our mission is to help people with a range of integrated personal, community, environmental and international development initiatives.

SHEP Earth Aware

Planet Earth in open hand

The Initiative is based on love for this beautiful planet of ours and on concern about how human actions, and especially our […]

International Partnership

People in Nepal

In 2007 SHEP entered into a learning partnership with the Nepalese organisation Sahakarmi Samaj, a community development organisation […]

Supporting Organisations

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SHEP offers customised facilitation or specialised technical support to communities, organisations and groups, subject to resources  […]


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