Archways Mission

Our mission is to research, develop and deliver services for parents, children and young people to enable them to reach their full potential

Archways Vision

An Ireland of safe, inclusive and cohesive communities in which children and families can fulfill their potential regardless of their socio-economic background, family situation or geographic location.


Board of Management Opportunities 


The Archways Board is a voluntary Board which performs key roles in relation to the direction, leadership and corporate governance of the organisation and is currently involved in a strategic planning process to plan for the next 3year period.

Archways is seeking new board members and a new Chairperson to lead the Board – the current chair is retiring from the role after 5 years membership of the Board.

The role of the Chairperson will include:

  • To provide strategic leadership to the board

  • To support the board in the effective governance of the organisation and in ensuring the appropriate policies and procedures are in place

  • To ensure new board members are supported and the succession planning and recruitment of new board members as required with the diversity of skills required

  • To chair the board and steering group meetings and facilitate participative discussion and informed decision making at the meetings with regular review of finances, HR and other strategic issues

  • To provide line management and support to the CEO including regular meetings/communications, annual appraisal, succession planning

The Board has some very experienced members but is now seeking some new members to join it as the organisation continues to develop and innovate in response to new and emerging needs. The incoming Chairperson and new members should have some of the following experiences and backgrounds

The Board meets 8/9 times a year for approximately 2 hours.

If you are interested in joining our Board, please contact Grainne Burke Chairperson by email at  or Aileen O Donoghue CEO at for an informal discussion.

Full details are available on our job vacancy page. 

Covid 19 Updates


Our team continue to work from the office on a restricted basis and remotely the remainder of the time.

If you need to contact any of the team please see email addresses below.

We will continue to monitor the situation and move in line with current recommendations. We hope you and family stay safe during this time.

Kind regards,

Aileen O’Donoghue CEO

Aileen O’Donoghue:  CEO –

Sean Mc Donnell:  Deputy CEO –

Noel Fox: Finance Manager –

Karen Costello: Project Coordinator Blue Skies –

Alice Ann Lee: Clinical Supervisor – Families First Therapy


Further Update



Click the links below to access updated Archways and other CYPSC resources for parents.


South Dublin CYPSC Resources for Parent