An article by Chair of the Board Ursula Kilkelly, in the Irish Times in July 2018, outlines the need for Oberstown to work with community organisations to share knowledge, to increase awareness of the challenges faced by young people in detention and to foster greater...
On June 14, Oberstown hosted an event to highlight the issues of mental health and substance misuse in young people in detention. Attended by a wide range of stakeholders, speakers at the event include Dr Tony Bates, Founding Director of Jigsaw, Tony Geoghegan, CEO...
On June 14, 2018, Oberstown is hosting an event to explore how we can better support young people in the areas of mental health and substance misuse in collaboration with community stakeholders and services. The event will be chaired by Professor Ursula Kilkelly,...
The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone, TD, was before the Joint Oireachtas Committee on January 24 to discuss matters relating to Oberstown, among other things. The Minister said she was “confident that there is evidence that positive...
The Oberstown three-year strategic plan was launched by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs on December 14. Minister Zappone paid tribute to the board of management and staff for their hard work and dedication, and said Oberstown was changing for the better....
Oberstown Children Detention Campus launches new three-year strategy with care and participation of young people at its core Thursday December 14: Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone T.D. today launched a new three-year strategy for Oberstown...
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