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: https://volunteerhub.com.au/volunteers/get-involved/
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.
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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
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: Daniel.Abel@health.nsw.gov.au
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
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