Chris O’Brien Lifehouse welcomes regional and rural patients and their families and carers.

If you are coming with your family, please visit Kidsize Living for cafes, activities, parks for families in Sydney. Pick the Inner West section for activities and amenities in the Lifehouse neighbourhood.

We offer our regional and rural patients a free bus services from Central Station from Monday to Friday 8am to 3.30pm. Read more >


Accommodation can be found:

  • At Veriu for self contained apartments with a 20 per cent discount for Lifehouse patients (see attachment for details on how to claim your discount at booking).
  • On airbnb
  • At nearby serviced apartments and three to four star hotels including Rydges Camperdown
  • In seasonal accommodation, including Glebespace

Country Club

If you would like to meet other regional patients, their families and carers, please join our Country Club.

Our Country Club was born out of a desire to provide support and friendship to families who come to Sydney for treatment and who are sometimes required to undergo treatment for extended periods, away from family, friends and support networks.

The Country Club has proved its worth, with patients using it a place to share time with others in similar circumstances, forging lasting friendships, swapping tips and joining others in outside activities such as meals out or trips to Darling Harbour.

Patients from rural and regional areas are invited to meet on Tuesdays from 11am to 1pm in the patient lounge on the ground floor next to the main lifts.