Who We Are

Purpose, Vision and Values


Our Vision

All families of children with life-threatening conditions are able to access quality services that meet their needs.

Our Purpose

Very Special Kids supports families throughout their experience of caring for children with life-threatening conditions, from diagnosis through to recovery or bereavement.

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