Fellow Children's Hospice Homes around the World

There are many children’s hospices in other parts of the world including the United Kingdom, Australia, Kuwait and Canada, but only TWO homes in the United States. Crescent Cove is the third.


Very Special Kids
Bear Cottage
Hummingbird House


The First children’s hospice and respite home in North America was Canuck Place in Vancouver, Canada. There are now six children’s hospice and respite homes across Canada.

Canuck Place | Vancouver, BC Canada
In November 1995, Canuck Place opened as the first free standing children’s hospice in North America. On November 1, 2010 they broke ground to build their 2nd children’s hospice one hour away in Abbotsford, BC.

United Kingdom

Over 50 homes exist in the UK for kids with life-limiting conditions. Some of the children’s hospices in the UK that our team has visited and who have contributed business plans, program models, and architectural designs include:

Helen & Douglas House (1st home to be built in the world in 1980)
Martin House
Naomi House and Jack’s Place
Little Havens
Hope House
TyGobiath House
Shooting Star Chase

An informative article about the value families find at Helen House in the UK.

United States

Crescent Cove thanks George Mark Children’s House and Ryan House who have paved the way in our country and have supported our efforts from the beginning:

George Mark Children’s House | San Leandro, CA
The first residential children’s hospice in the United States opened in March 2004.

Ryan House | Phoenix, AZ
Ryan House opened its doors in March of 2010, and was created through a partnership with Hospice of the Valley.

The following homes are in development:

Ladybug House | Seattle, Washington
Sarah House | Cincinnati, Ohio
Here4U, Inc | Farmington Hills, Michigan
Lucas House | Eagle, Idaho