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.


What We Do

Our Services

We are currently able to offer the following services:

Carers Accommodation

Are you a carer? A carer is a family member or friend closely linked to a person requiring support. Our accommodation allows carers to take some time out for their own needs, or to access accommodation close to a loved one who is receiving medical treatment in a nearby hospital or medical centre.

Day Hospice

The Day Hospice at Anam Cara Geelong operates on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00am to 3:00pm. The aims of the Day Hospice are to provide a safe, comfortable and welcoming environment for people with a chronic illness or life limiting illness, provide a caring…

Overnight Respite

Carers Accommodation which is available 7 days per week. Day Hospice services for people with a life limiting illness which is available two days per week (Tuesdays and Thursdays). Overnight Respite and End of Life care and accomodation for people with life limiting illness

End of Life Care

Anam Cara House Geelong

Offers 24-hour palliative care to people of all ages.

If home care is no longer appropriate or possible and if acute hospital care is unwarranted, Anam Cara provides a choice in the last days of life.

Volunteers Needed

Would you like to volunteer? We are looking for compassionate people who can spare a few hours to help our busy team.

More Information

Summary of the Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights in Victoria

The Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights describes the rights of patients and other people using the Australian healthcare system.

Rights and Responsibilities Guests and Carers CLIN 515

This document outlines the rights and responsibility of both guests and carers at Anam Cara House Geelong.