29th and 30th July 2016

Join us for our annual Christmas in July held at Nitida Wine Farm. This year we are hosting the event over two evenings. Book early to avoid dissapointment.
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100's & 1000's Challenge

We challenge YOU to take part in our 100's and 1000's Fundraising Challenge. All funds raised will be used to enable us to bring more free respite care to special needs children
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27th Aug 2016

Join us for the annual Iris House - deVere Acuma Ball held at the Table Bay Hotel. . Book early to avoid dissapointment.
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Our Special Family

The Iris House Family continues to grow each month, as we reach more Special Needs Families and Children. The demand for our FREE community and hospice based respite care is constantly increasing. Our challenge is to ensure the sustainability of our services and family support.
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Buy Online Today!

Shop Now Our E Shop has a variety of gift items, function tickets and merchandise. You can also purchase care packages and much needed equipment for our Hospice and Community Based Care Team

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide loving, professional, free community and hospice based care for special needs children with life threatening illness or life limiting conditions.


Make a difference to a child's life today! Click on the arrow to go straight to our secure PayFast online donations page.


Iris House currently has the following projects - Creation of a Safe House, Opening the first free assisted living home in SA, Creation of CHARCA-SA Association

About Us

Iris House is a vibrant charity committed to enriching the quality of life for Special Needs children and young people with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions and providing support for their families.

We are based in Cape Town’s Northern suburbs where we provide quality care in our children’s homes. We currently provide care in the Northern suburbs, Mfuleni and Vredenburg

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Upcoming Events

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Latest News

  • Mandela Day 2016
    Work started early at Iris House Children’s Hospice this Mandela Day. Not only were there...
  • Vision Medical and Dental Suite
    Some six months ago, Iris House received a visit from Doctor Yusaf Da Costa. After...
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