Keeping young families together

Providing a home like space at the end of a parent's life
Family Games Night
Get ready for our annual fund raiser

Never Tear Us Apart

24 April 2021 @ 4.30pm

Let the games begin. Join us for a fun-packed 'virtual' event to win prizes, play games, bid for amazing items and experiences. All to raise much needed funds to help build Derek's Place, a place where young-families can stay together at the end of a parent's life.

Register now for the event

OUR VISION

Build a family-friendly facility where
terminally ill parents can spend their final
moments surrounded by those they love
whilst receiving high quality palliative care.

OUR MISSION

Provide young families with the
resourceful support needed during the
palliative and end-of-life care period for
terminally ill parent.

OUR OBJECTIVES

CONNECTING FAMILIES

To create a supportive network for parents
with life-limiting illnesses and keeping their
families by their side throughout the care
journey.

FAMILY-FRIENDLY CARE
ENVIRONMENTS

To work with existing palliative care facilities to develop
family-friendly environments that are inclusive and comforting for young families.

FAMILY
ADVoCACy

To advocate for ongoing improvements to
the services and support for young
families who are experiencing a parent
with life limiting illness.

OUR VALUES

Compassion

Delivering compassionate and kind support for young families at the end-of-life phase of a parent with a life limiting illness.

ADVOCACY

Advocate for the improvement of health
care services and resources available to young families who are experiencing a parent with a life limiting illness.

Connection

Keeping families united and supported during the palliative care and end-of-life care phase of a terminally ill parent.

Growth

Supporting families in treasuring memories that aspire them to continue to grow.

WHY you should help

Parent and partners tell their story