Who We Are

Our Vision


Our Vision

Families supporting a child with a life limiting condition find and sustain hope.

Our Mission

Very Special Kids provides holistic care for Victorian families facing the potential death of a child. We provide:

  • Counselling and emotional support for the whole family
  • Extended and medically-supported respite care
  • End of life care and long term bereavement support

Our Values

The Board, staff and volunteers of Very Special Kids value:
Respect by recognising the individual, welcoming diversity and nurturing choice
Collaboration by building connections, strengthening relationships and partnering
Community by creating supportive relationships and a sense of belonging
Compassion by being welcoming and showing warmth, hope and empathy
Learning by enhancing and sharing our skills, experiences, knowledge and wisdom
Integrity by acting ethically, honestly, fairly and with accountability