Our mission is to create brighter futures for children and young people. We do this by providing fostering, residential and support services where children and young people can feel safe and cared for. We support them to make positive relationships which give them the confidence to succeed.
Mairéad qualified as a social worker in 2001. She has worked in a variety of settings both in Ireland and England including child and family team, mental health, family group meetings and adoption support. She joined St Christopher’s in June 2021 as a Senior Supervising Social Worker in fostering. She enjoys promoting and supporting fostering to ensure the best possible homes and care for children. The child is at the heart of what she does and she likes to support carers in understanding both the previous and inner experiences of the child to ensure stability and to enable them to fulfill their full potential.