Newbridge Day Care Centre
About us

Newbridge Day Care Centre is located in the heart of Newbridge town on Station Road. The centre opened its doors on the 6th May 1991. It provides a range of day care services and a warm welcoming environment to all our service users who at present are local to Newbridge and Kilcullen.

We strive to promote preferences, pastimes, and health promotion in a safe and social environment. However, the main aim of the centre is to offer service users the opportunity to cultivate connections with people, a pivotal pillar of good mental health and wellbeing.

Centre activities

Activities vary and service users can chose the ones they would like to take part in.

These include:

  • Crafting
  • Art
  • Planting/potting/light gardening
  • Gentle exercise
  • Bingo
  • Live music two afternoons per week by our fantastic volunteer musicians.


Spirituality is important to service users and weekly communion and reflections occur each Friday morning for those who wish to participate.

Mass is also conducted in the centre at Christmas and Easter.

Health monitoring occurs for service users who require support with their health care needs. Chiropody is also available regularly.

The centre also provides a Meals on Wheels Service to the Newbridge community Monday to Friday. Our chef leads the catering team and provides nutritious main course meals and dessert to individuals daily in conjunction with our amazing volunteer drivers.


Mission Statement


Newbridge Day Care Centre aims to provide a safe, welcoming, inclusive and person-centred service to the people of Newbridge and its surrounds.

We endeavour to promote the abilities, preferences, pastimes and passions of service users thus promoting independence, fulfilment, fun and fellowship.

The centre also aims also to support individuals in the community of Newbridge who require a ‘meals on wheels’ service. This is cost effective and in line with their dietary and food preferences.

Our Services
  • Day Care Services

Our Day Care Services operate on Monday to Friday 9.30 am to 2.30pm. Our bus/driver will taxi service users to and from centre daily. If required transport is available to the following areas over the week:

Monday: Newbridge
Tuesday: Newbridge
Wednesday: Newbridge
Thursday: Kilcullen and Newbridge
Friday: Kilcullen and Newbridge

On arrival, service users can avail of a light breakfast or morning snack with tea/coffee/juice. Morning activities commence from 10.15am and conclude by 12.30. Dinner is served at 12.30. Dietary needs are catered for. All our food is nutritious and home-made by our in-house chef and catering team.

1.30-2.30: Afternoon activities. Refreshments are available throughout the day as required. Cost of service: €7 per day.

Application to the service can be made as follows:

  1. Self-referral
  2. Public Health Nurse referral
  3. G.P. referral

Referral forms are available on request by contacting the centre by telephone or email.

  • Meals on Wheels

The service is available Monday to Friday to the Newbridge area at a cost of €4. It includes a nutritious dinner and dessert and is delivered to your door. Smaller portions are available on request and at a reduced rate. Application forms for the service are available by emailing or calling the centre by telephone.

  • Volunteers

A core staff team are employed by St. Vincent De Paul at the centre and we have a fantastic group of volunteers who support the centre and the meals on wheels service. Because of them we can offer a variety of activities for service users and ensure a wide reaching service for meals on wheels. If you have an interest in joining the team as a volunteer please contact the centre or call in for a visit.

Newbridge Day Care Centre

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