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About us

We’re Children’s Hospices Across Scotland. But most people know us as CHAS. For thirty years we’ve been offering a full family support service for babies, children and young people with life-shortening conditions. This includes palliative care, family respite and support – through our hospices, homecare services and hospital presence.

sensory room
Rachel House
hospice garden

Our stories

Discover more about CHAS and the care and support we provide.

Discover more about the families that use our service and fantastic supporters and volunteers who generously give their time.


Learn more about our support from the most important people - the families themselves.

Read their stories

Our volunteers

We are so proud of our incredible volunteers. Find out about the ways they help throughout CHAS.

Read their stories

Our supporters

Read about our valued supporters from business and retail through to trusts and foundations.

Read their stories

Our Trustees

Meet the people dedicated to the proper governance of CHAS and who oversee our strategic direction.

Read their stories

Our Strategic Plan

Our ambition is that no-one should face the death of their child alone.

Three children a week die in Scotland from an incurable condition. Our strategic plan is inspired by them. Their time is precious, so our strategic plan sets out how we will provide unwavering care to children who may die young and their families, at every step on this hardest of journeys.

Unwavering Care: Our Strategic Plan 2024-2028 (PDF)

If you want to talk to someone about your own situation or find out more about our services, please get in touch: