Our mission is the recognition of the unconditional respect due to every human being from conception to death, and of the right of every person, irrespective of religion, race, nationality, sex or age, to be treated without discrimination.

As a service we are committed to respect the life and integral personal well-being of everyone entrusted to our care, in all its dimensions, bodily, mentally and spiritually.


Quality of Life

To support each child/adolescent towards a full and meaningful life. Staff will treat each child/adolescent with respect.


Each individual will have his/her needs met, as far as reasonably possible, in conjunction with the wishes of parents. The care and welfare of your child is of utmost importance to us and robust systems are in place to ensure your child's safety. If a concern arises regarding your child, it will be dealt with in accordance with our Child Protection Policy and in line with the Children's First Act.


Each child/adolescent is recognised as a citizen with equal rights and will have these respected at all times.

Development and Health

Each child/adolescent will have his/her own personal development plan and enjoy the best possible health and care.

Physical Environment

St Paul’s provides a commitment to every individual to have a good quality of life in a safe and secure environment.

Governance and Management

Management will plan the service in the interest of the individual; a person centred service that aims to support and meets their needs.

Key objectives

Deliver an effective, efficient, safe, person centred, equitable service, in line with best practice standards and service policies.

Care and Support

Provide care/support in the areas of health, communication, psychology and social support services that meet the needs of each child and family.

Person Centred Plans

Develop a person centred plan for each child/adolescent, which supports the child to develop and lead as independent and satisfying life as possible, within his/her community and be supported to make a meaningful contribution to society.

Home from home environment

Provide a respite placement that supports the continued involvement of the child in their own family and replicates a home from home environment.


We have an highly experienced, multi-disciplinary team. All staff working in St Paul’s receive mandatory training and additional training where required. They are also supported to attend training, conferences and events relevant to their work. Our staff also hold training for parents / legal guardians throughout the year in St Paul’s.

Managers in St Paul’s CFCC

Ms Niamh Salter (St Paul's CFCC)

Ms Lina Plycevaityte (St Paul’s Dromawling)

Ms Julie-Ann Jones (St Paul’s Coolatree)

Ms Joanne Mc Namee (St Paul's Santry)


Interim Director of Service/Person Participating in Management

Ms Niamh Salter (St Paul’s CFCC)

Assistant Director of Service

Ms Niamh Salter (St Paul’s CFCC)

Complaints Officer

Mr John O’Beirne (Senior Social Worker, St Paul’s CFCC )

Medical Director

Dr Carol Cassidy (Medical Director and Consultant Psychiatrist, St Paul's CFCC)

Partnerships Logos - St Paul's Service is affiliated with the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital.


St Paul's CFCC is affiliated with the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital and shares close proximity and links to St. Paul's Special School and their values and ethos. St Paul's Multi-Disciplinary Team provides services to children who attend St Paul's Special School.

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