List of Biography Services in NSW – please also let us know about other ones near you. 

Here is a list of Biography services, Photo by Kaitlyn Baker- Unsplash
See our list of Biography Services, Photo by Kaitlyn Baker- Unsplash.

Here is a list of Biography Services in NSW, which you can contact. They can help document the story of the dying.

This list of Biography Services was shared with us by Palliative Care NSW.

For more information about the fabulous range of volunteers services that these Palliative Care Volunteers provide, such as community visiting, go to their website at:

This list (below) is an alphabetic listing of services by geographical area. Contact the one nearest to you for further information about availability in your local area.

If you’d like to shout out about a service you know, please get in touch.

It’s a work in progress, though. If you’d like to shout out about a service you know, please get in touch. This is just the beginning and we’d love to hear from you, wherever your service is in the world. Send your information to

For more information about Biography Services, see our article,

For Adults – Sydney metropolitan.

Auburn – Western Sydney Supportive Care Volunteers

Auburn Hospital, 263 Hargrave Rd

0427 730 596

Blacktown – Blacktown Hospital

18 Blacktown Rd, Blacktown, NSW 2148

0427 730 596

Darlinghurst – Sacred Heart Biography Service

Sacred Heart Health Service, 170 Darlinghurst Road

Greenwich – HammondCare Greenwich Hospital Palliative Care Volunteer Service

Greenwich Hospital, 97-115 River Road, Greenwich

Kogarah – Calvary Volunteer Service

Calvary Health Care, 99 Rocky Point Road, Kogarah

Mona Vale – HammondCare Northern Beaches Palliative Care Volunteer Service

Mona Vale Hospital, 18 Coronation Street, Mona Vale.

Mt Druitt – Western Sydney Supportive Care Volunteers

Mount Druitt Hospital, Railway Street

0427 730 596

Prairiewood –  HammondCare Braeside Hospital Palliative Care Volunteer Service

Braeside Hospital, 340 Prairie Vale Road

02 9756 8840

Westmead – Western Sydney Supportive Care Volunteers

Westmead Hospital, Darcy Road, Westmead

0427 730 596

For Adults – ACT.

ACT – Palliative Care ACT volunteer program

5 Flemington Rd

(02) 6255 5771

For Adults – NSW regional.

Albury – Mercy Health Albury Palliative Care

550 Poole Street

02 6042 1458

Bathurst – West Bathurst Community Home Support Service

Daffodil Cottage, Howick Street

0411 120 159

Bowral – Southern Highlands Community Hospice Group

313-317 Bong Bong St

0412 575 277

Broken Hill Health Service Palliative Care Volunteers

Broken Hill Health Service Palliative Care Volunteers,

Far West Local Health District,

PO Box 457,

Broken Hill, NSW 2880

8080 1733


Maitland Volunteers for Palliative Care

0459 712 725

Penrith – Nepean – Hawkesbury Supportive and Palliative Care Volunteer Service

Lemongrove Community Health Facility, 13-29 Gascoigne Street, Penrith

0401 715 851

Port Macquarie-Hastings Palliative Care Volunteer Service

We are looking forward to resuming our Biography Service once our vacant volunteer coordinator position has been recruited to.

If anyone in the Mid-North Coast community is interested in helping train new writers and reinvigorate our Biography Service, please send through an email to:

Thank you,

Daniel Abel

Shoalhaven Palliative Care Service

Milton Ulladulla Hospital 106 Princes Hwy, Milton

02 4464 6985


Wollongong-Illawarra – Illawarra Palliative Care

Port Kembla Hospital, 89 – 91 Cowper Street

0439 443 387


Children’s services – Sydney metropolitan area.

Manly – Bear Cottage Children’s Hospice

2 Fairy Bower Road, Manly

(02) 9976 8300

Westmead – Sydney Children’s Hospital Network Palliative Care Family Support Volunteer Program

Corner of Hawkesbury Road and Hainsworth Street

02 9845 2275

We want to find out so much more about biography services everywhere. Let us know about your service at

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