Anam Cara Geelong is a community service committed to providing care for people affected by life limiting illness. Anam Cara Geelong offers support to people of all ages and denominations who are seeking hospice care within the Geelong and district communities, by providing access to day respite, short term Palliative respite accommodation, Community Outreach and end of life palliative care.

Author: Anam Cara House Geelong

As part of our Day Hospice program we have a range of special visitors who come to run stimulating activities for the Anam Cara guests. Simon and Kevin are just some of our regular visitors who come to entertain our guests with their musical performances!...

  2020 has definitely been an unpredictable year, leaving many of Anam Cara’s services at the mercy of everchanging restrictions and limitations on the types of care we can provide our guests. During this time, we have taken the opportunity to interview a few of our...

  As one of our longest serving volunteers, Carmel has experienced all of the ups and downs that come with volunteering at Anam Cara House. After losing a close cousin to cancer, and having been through the journey with her, Carmel  decided that she wanted to help...

We are beginning to make contact with our Guests & Volunteers. Anam Cara Geelong has missed the wonderful people who remind us of why we do - what we do! We are very much looking forward to resuming all of our services soon, in the meantime...

After visiting a friend who was a guest at Anam Cara, Judy didn’t want to leave. By the time Judy left that day she had already applied to become a volunteer and arranged to visit again the following week. “It is very rewarding. I had been...

Keen to support and give back to a local organization after retirement, Peter discovered Anam Cara and joined up as a volunteer. “Originally, I was on the lookout for an admin role because I have a background in that through professional work. However, I was also...