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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

A Bear Affair 2015

A Bear Affair 2015

A Bear Affair is the annual gala ball raising much needed funds for Bear Cottage. Beginning in 2002 the volunteers and staff of Bear Cottage raised $25,000.

Tuesday, 9 September 2014