Charity No: 2011/004180/08 - NPO No: 126-228 - PBO No: 930043067 - VAT No: 4200293472 021 910 1578

Care for the Child - Support for the whole Family

Iris House Children’s Hospice provides free quality community and hospice based respite care in the Western Cape

What we do - Our five pillars of service

Community Based Care

Community Based Care

Iris House provides free community based respite care in the Northern Suburbs, Southern Suburbs, Mfuleni, Khayletisha, Delt, Crossroads, Vredenburg and Saldanha Bay

Hospice Respite Care

Our hospice offers free respite care day sessions with a registered nurse on duty. Each child has their own carer and play plan with a maximum of six children per session. We also offer a once a month overnight session.

Family Support & Events

Iris House provides practical and emotional support to families. As well as special days out for Siblings, Mom’s, Dad’s and the whole family.


Iris House provides free in house training to parent carers and professional carers at our hospice learning centre. As well as Social Media Marketing training for Charities

Child Protection

In 2020 Iris House Children’s Hospice was registered as a Child Protection Organisation. Our main aim is to facilitate the training of safety and foster parents to empower them to be able to care for Special Needs Children in need.

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