Sunday, September 23, 2012

Saint Raphael's

Thanks to Emma for this report on St Raphael's centre in Celbridge.

Saint Raphael's 
St. Raphael's John of Gods Celbridge provides a network of day educational, residential and respite service to almost 400 children and adults with an intellectual disability. Each year up to 3,000 individuals receive support through services operated by over 2,000 staff and volunteers.

Ireland is part of the West European Province of Saint John of Gods witch includes Great Britain, New Jersey and Malawi Central Africa the Province is overseen by the Provincial, Brother Laurence Kerns.

St. Raphael's John of Gods contributes to the Celbridge community as it takes in children and adults that have down syndrome and other intellectual disabilities and teaches them everything a child in mainstream school or an adult in ever day life would learn in a way in witch the child or adult can learn and grasp at there own speed.

You can contact St. Raphael's John of Gods by 
(a) Telephone: 35316288161 
(b) Fax: 35316273614 or 
(c) E-mail:

St. Raphael's is a twenty four hour service for people of the Celbridge, Maynooth, Lucan, Liexlip, North Kildare and West Dublin area with intellectual disabilities.

St Raphael's get their funding from local people giving donations when their fundraising team consisting of Sean Archblod, John Kane, John Mc Guirk , John O' Grady, Paul Bane, Barry Mc Cormack, Stuart Brennan, Tom Jordan Tom Muarry and Leslie Deanne set up a collection like bag packing or door to door collection along with all the volunteers that help St. Raphael's with their fundraising.

Find out more here