Our Facilities

CANBERRA, ACT

OUR FACILITIES

Our House features 11 ensuite guestrooms for families including double, single & disability access. In addition our House offers families communal facilities such as a full kitchen, dining room, lounge areas, laundry, a Quiet Room and computer access.

OUR ROOMS

Each room is equipped with its own ensuite, a small fridge for storing medicines and a TV for watching DVD’s. Rooms have either one or two single beds. All linen is supplied. We have port-a-cots, fold up beds and air mattress for accommodating extra children with up to 4 people in a room.

HEART OF OUR HOUSE

Our kitchen is considered to be the heart of the House. It offers state of the art equipment for families to prepare their meals, our shared pantry, fridges and freezers are full of ingredients that have been donated by various local supporters and businesses. All rooms are allocated cupboard and fridge space to store your own food while staying with us. This allows families to have the comforts of home and prepare their own meals. 

RELAX AND RECHARGE

Our open plan dining and living areas are a place where families can feel at home, watch TV, chat with other families and eat in a homely environment. Our balcony offers families the option to dine outside. The dining room space is also used by the ‘Meals From The Heart’ program, where volunteers provide dinner for all the families to enable them to share a meal together on Tuesday and Friday nights.

FOR THE KIDS

As well as taking care of your child in hospital, siblings have access to our toy area, Wii, craft cupboard and computer nook. We have a large range of DVD’s for them to enjoy as well.  

OTHER FACILITIES

Our fully equipped laundry allows for families to keep on top of their washing. Drying and ironing facilities are also available.

Our Quiet Room is a private sanctuary for families and volunteers, located away from the communal living areas of the House. A place where families can be independent in sharing information or just spend time together.

BUTTERFLY WALL

Our butterfly wall located in the Quiet Room, we invites families to place a coloured butterfly onto our tree to represent their time with us.