WELCOME TO OBERSTOWN
Oberstown Children Detention Campus (Oberstown) provides a safe and secure environment for young people sentenced or remanded by the Courts.
We provide care, education, training and other programmes for young people under 18 years of age, with the aim of reintegrating them back into the community, capable of making a positive and productive contribution to society. Two educational centres on the campus cater for all the young people who are detained here.
Staff in the Oberstown campus look forward to working with the families of the young people currently in our care. The information below should help you get the most from your visits to us.
Saturday and Sunday 9.00am – 12.00pm
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
- What are visiting times?
- How do I book a visit?
- What can I bring?
- What do I do when I arrive?
- Is there anything else I should be aware of?
- Under what circumstances will my visit be stopped?
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Follow the roundabout signs for Rush/Lusk. Stay on this road (marked R132).
Travel North for 3 miles until you come to ‘Murtaghs’ pub on right hand side.
Take first right turn after Murtaghs pub and follow on straight for approx 1 mile.
The Oberstown Campus is situated on the left hand side (Green Gates).
Co. Dublin, K45 AY66
Oberstown has launched its mental health & well-being booklet. The launch of the booklet and a poster campaign asking 'How r u?' is part of a month-long series of events on the campus to encourage awareness around positive mental health for staff. The idea is to...read more
Oberstown featured in a number of news articles during December 2018. An article in the Irish Times focused on the services available to young people in Oberstown, such as mental health and addiction services and programmes including a teen parenting and sex education...read more
The annual Oberstown Christmas recruitment campaign has kicked off with a brand new advert that asks people to come and work with us to make a difference in a young person’s life. The campaign’s slogan, Shaping Lives, Building Futures, reflects the Oberstown...read more
WORKING IN OBERSTOWN
Professionals working in Oberstown aim to reduce youth offending through appropriate interventions and linkages to services. We are committed to being a leader in the care, education and therapy of detained young people. For information on positions available click the relevant link below.