The Shine Basement Resource Centre is based on Washington Street in Cork. We offer a
space for members to work on their own recovery as part of a person centred approach. This
supportive and inclusive approach to recovery, enables members to gain information and a
better understanding of their own mental health.
The Basement Resource Centre uses a partnership approach where members and staff work together to achieve a variety of activities and goals. Over the last year for example, the centre set up a community garden in a historical part of the city in Kyle Street.
The Resource Centre works with the South Lee, North Lee and the homeless mental health teams. We also often work in partnership with other community groups.
Our core values are:
Our services and activities include:
A wide variety of interest groups are available both within the centre and community. These
include a women’s group, arts and crafts, mindfulness, healthy lifestyle, stress management,
walking and social groups, peer support meetings, gardening, organic vegetable growing,
French, WRAP, personal development, administration and work experience, mosaics,
knitting and creative writing.
Information on Shine and other services are also provided every week on Friday morning by
appointment, and on the first Friday of the month an open morning is held for anyone who
If you would like more information about the Basement Resource Centre, please phone: 021
4226064 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Shine relies on donations to continue its work and provide much needed services to people with mental ill health as well as their family members and carers.Donate