Acorns has three specialist children’s hospices serving the West Midlands and Gloucestershire regions.

In the past year we provided care to 756 local life limited and life threatened children, and support for their families.

Your local children’s hospice in…


Acorns in Birmingham, based in Selly Oak, supports families from across Birmingham, North Warwickshire and Coventry.

the Black Country

Acorns in the Black Country, based in Walsall, supports families from Walsall, Sandwell, Dudley, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire and Shropshire.

the Three Counties

Acorns for the Three Counties, based in Worcester, supports families from Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Gloucestershire and South Warwickshire.

Each hospice has specially decorated bedrooms which are designed to cater for the needs of babies, children and adolescents. There is also accommodation for families so they can stay close by, and separate adolescent areas to give older children privacy and an independent environment.

Areas of the hospices include complementary therapy rooms and hydrotherapy pools, in addition to bedrooms and dining facilities. There are also play and activity areas, and multisensory rooms for relaxation and the experience of noises, lights and touch.

Each hospice has a temperature controlled special bedroom where a child or young person can stay after their death so they can be cared for and visited by their family before their funeral.

See inside an Acorns hospice

Most people have never visited a children’s hospice and have lots of misconceptions – here is your chance to see for yourself with a virtual tour.