Bear Cottage

Service Description

A children's hospice facility to provide paediatric medical care to children and their families. It is for children with life limiting conditions, and their families, providing support and respite. The environment is similar to a home living arrangement, medical staff do not wear uniforms. Accommodation is available for families, with respite care offered generally four times a year. End of life care respite and accommodation is open ended. Camps are available for families, as well as activities.

Hours of Operation



Referral System

Doctor, Hospital

Service Fees

None with Medicare

Disability Access

Yes. Wheelchair Accessible

Organisational Information

Area Served


Parent Organisation

Children's Hospital Network

Postal Address

Bear Cottage

PO Box 2500




Other Information

Volunteering Opportunities


Other Contacts

NSW Paediatric Palliative Care - Westmead- 02 9845 0000, Randwick 02 9382 0035, John Hunter Children's Hospital 02 4921 3387

Last Updated: 26 May 2023