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.
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...
Shaping lives in a time of change, we need your help at Oberstown. At Oberstown Children Detention Campus, we are taking every action to tackle and reduce the impact the COVID19 crisis has on our campus, our young people and our employees. As a result of the pandemic...
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.
In line with the directions announced by the Taoiseach, Oberstown Children Detention Campus from Friday 27th March, physical visits will no longer be possible and will be replaced with electronic visits via internet platforms. This is in line with the recommendations announced this week by the Taoiseach regarding the need for people to desist from undertaking unnecessary travel, by providing electronic visits Oberstown Children Detention Campus are able to facilitate vital contact between young people and their families while protecting them from the need to travel and we are currently implementing the technology necessary to provide this new process. 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.
Thank you for your understanding and cooperation
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