WELCOME TO OBERSTOWN
Oberstown Children Detention Campus (Oberstown) provides a safe and secure environment for young people sentenced or remanded by the Courts.
Oberstown recognises the need to empower the voices of young people on Campus. The Campus Council is a key initiative through which young people have their voices heard.
Oberstown is expanding its educational offering for young people from traditional methods of learning to practical and skills-based training.
The Annual Report presents a summary of Oberstown Children Detention Campus key activities for the year 2019.
Oberstown’s CEHOP model of care takes its title from the five strands we address when working with young people here on campus – Care, Education, Health, Offending behaviour and Planning for the future. CEHOP has shifted the emphasis from looking back at what the...
Like many children’s services, COVID 19 poses a significant risk to the safe and secure operation of Oberstown Children Detention Campus. In Oberstown, we have been preparing for COVID-19 since early March 2020, determined to protect young people and staff from the...
VICTIM LIAISON SERVICE
Victims of crime can voluntarily register with Oberstown. A registered victim is entitled to seek information related to the release, transfer, early discharge and periods of temporary leave the offender has during the Detention Order. When victims of crime request, the Oberstown’s Victim Liaison Officer will enter into direct contact with them to inform them of any significant developments.
The individual and collective efforts of all Oberstown staff have helped to keep the campus free from COVID-19 to date. We continue to observe public health guidelines on the prevention of coronavirus on and off campus and are continuously monitoring and adjusting arrangements on campus.
As a result and in line with the Government advice and recommendations on best practice, Oberstown has suspended all physical visits to the young people. This decision will be reviewed constantly and all affected parties will be notified of any updates. Videolink and virtual calls will continue as normal.
In the interests of the health and safety of your family members, friends and the young people in our care, Oberstown Children Detention Campus are requesting that members of the public are conscious of the dangers of the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in the community.
We apologise for this interruption to our usual service and thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
Please contact the Visitors Centre directly for more information and to arrange a virtual visit.
Monday to Friday 10.00am – 5.00pm
Saturday and Sunday 09:00am – 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