Children and Families' Services in Dublin North Central

Child Protection and Social Work services are provided by the Social Work Team at the Local Health Office.

Child Health

Area Medical Teams visit schools in the area to give vaccinations like the MMR, Meningitis C, Rubella etc. They also work with Public Health Nurses to check on a child development from birth onwards, through a series of standard regular checks. Area Medical Officers also play an important role in managing outbreaks of illness like measles or mumps in the area. You can contact the Area Medical Officers at (01) 857 5400


Immunisation is a simple, safe and effective way of protecting your child against certain diseases. Children and young people in Ireland are entitled to certain vaccinations and immunisation services free of charge. These vaccines are provided by your GP, in Hospitals, at Health Centres, at home or at school.

For more information on immunisation talk to your GP, Public Health Nurse at your local Health Centre, or visit - 

Community Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Services

Dublin North City & County Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

Dublin North City & County CAMHS (formerly Mater CAMHS) came under the governance of the Health Service Executive in January 2014. This specialist service is delivered by 5 Multidisciplinary Teams on a geographical basis:

Team A

Metropolitan Building, James Joyce Street, Dublin 1

Phone: (01) 8796800

Fax: (01) 8796850

Team B

Ballymun Healthcare Facility, Civic Offices, Ballymun Road, Dublin 9.

Phone: (01) 8467219

Fax: (01) 8467502

Team C

Metropolitan Building, James Joyce Street, Dublin 1

Phone: (01) 8796800

Fax: (01) 8796850

Team D

Darndale Health Centre, Darndale Village Centre, Dublin 17

Phone: (01) 8771552

Fax: (01) 8796850

Team E

Swords Health Centre, Bridge Street, Swords, Co. Dublin

Phone: (01) 8907152 (Health Centre) / (01)8075392 (Plaza)

Fax: (01) 8907110