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Information for families

Information for families

Bear Cottage provides respite and end of life care for children with life limiting illness and their families.

Wednesday, 8 November 2017

It's a Wrap! Superhero Week & A Bear Affair

It's a Wrap! Superhero Week & A Bear Affair

It has been a very busy few months for the Fundraising Department with Superhero Week in July which was quickly followed by our annual Gala Ball "A Bear Affair". Superhero Week 2017 was one of our best yet with over $250,000 being raised.

Friday, 20 October 2017

The Gift of Music

The Gift of Music

Bear Cottage has a collection of beautiful musical instruments and among these is one which is particularly special. It is called a Reverie Harp.

Friday, 20 October 2017

Uluru Senior Sibling Camp

Uluru Senior Sibling Camp

Ever imagined watching the sunrise or sunset in Central Australia? Or jumping onto a camel and riding into the sunset? Oh, did we mention the big rock, I mean it's just one of Australia's most natural icons!

Friday, 20 October 2017

A Bear Affair

A Bear Affair

Bear Cottage helps families cope with the impossible-to care for a child who is unlikely to see their 18th birthday, or their ninth, or sometimes even their first birthday.

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

A Grand Time

A Grand Time

Bear Cottage held its very first camp for Grandparents in 2016. Grandparents play a special and significant part in their grandchild's life and they are deeply affected by the impact that a sick grandchild has on their entire family.

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

Magic of Bear Cottage

Magic of Bear Cottage

Our siblings put on an inspiring puppet show for their families at our recent "Footprints in the Sand Camp" for bereaved families.

Thursday, 20 August 2015

Footprints in the Sand

Footprints in the Sand

Ongoing Bereavement Support is one of the services offered at Bear Cottage and families can access this for as long as they need.

Thursday, 20 August 2015

Bootcamp@Bear Cottage

Bootcamp@Bear Cottage

A new and exciting initiative at Bear Cottage has seen mothers embrace their health and wellness while facing the challenge of caring for a child with a life-limiting illness.

Thursday, 23 October 2014