Barnardos Child And Family Service

Service Details

Target Age

  • 0 - 11 years
  • 12 - 16 years
  • 12 - 18 years
  • 16 - 18 years
  • 19 - 24 years


  • Child & Family Support
  • Bereavement

Support Type

  • In-person - Group
  • In-person - One-to-one
  • Online - Group
  • Online - One-to-one
  • Telephone


  • Laois
  • Offaly

Contact Details

Contact Person(s)

Deirdre Cahir


Barnardos St. Marys Road / ArdenView / Tusla Building, St Fintans Campus, Edenderry / Tullamore / Portlaoise, Offaly R45VF59 /


0579326803 Tullamore 046 9732463 Edenderry

Contact Hours

9AM - 5PM


Emergency Assistance

Open Up is not a crisis service. If you or someone you know needs immediate help please contact one of the services below immediately.

If someone is hurt or in danger call the emergency services straight away. Emergency services can be contacted at any time by dialling 999 or 112 in Republic of Ireland or 112 in Europe.

Additional Service Information

Referral Process

  • Self-referral
  • GP referral
  • Other healthcare/socialcare provider
  • Referral with parental consent for under 18's

Service Description

Barnardos mission is to deliver services and work with families, communities and our partners to transform the lives of vulnerable children who are affected by adverse childhood experiences

List of Services Available

The project can offer a range of individual, tailored interventions to a family, based upon an assessment of the families needs. We work with children and young people from 0 – 18 years and their families.
These services include:
• Partnership with Parents –Barnardos individual parenting support programme.
• Individual work with children & young people.
• Sibling support.
• Family work.
• Practical family support.
• Crisis intervention.
• Wellness programmes
• Bereavement support
• SAI – Sensory Attachment Intervention programmes

Wheelchair Access


Before this website came along, we weren’t sure what services were available locally and how to access them. It’s great to now see them all listed in one place with lots of useful information and contact details.