Thank you for visiting Stewart House

Every year 1,700 public school children attend our safe haven next to Curl Curl beach at no cost to their parents or carers. During a 12 day stay they are provided with dental, optical, hearing and medical screening and treatment.

Children participate in educational programs and excursions designed to develop their social and emotional skills, build self-esteem and improve their overall well-being.

This experience provides children with a much needed break from their current circumstance. Our children are inspired to see beyond the present and to have real hope and positive aspirations for their future.

Children in the care of Stewart House attend a specific purpose school onsite for 8 days of their 12-day stay. The NSW Department of Education provides infrastructure and staffing support for this school.

All others costs associated with the childrens’ stay are met from charitable donations.


“Let’s Get Happy” Video

Art Union Fundraiser
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1st Prize: Lexus CT200H Luxury valued at $45,629. 2nd Prize: 3 night Murray River Cruise on PS Murray Princess valued at $2,630.

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Public schools across NSW and the ACT have assisted Stewart House with fundraising for over 85 years. Purchase the Stewart House High Bounce Handballs

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Boxing Day on the Harbour
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Each year Stewart House and Harbour City Ferries offer an opportunity for Sydneysiders to watch the start of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race from the water.

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Frequently Asked Questions
How are students enrolled at Stewart House? When my child is at Stewart House, how do I communicate with them?

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