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Welcome to The Ark

We’ve completed the building of The Ark!

 

WhAt's THE ARK?

The Ark is a home-from-home for seriously unwell children. It’s an inspiring space - set on a 7.5-acre nature reserve in Barnet - for relaxation, adventure and the opportunity for children and families to connect with others facing similar challenges. It's a place where children can be children and not just patients.  

WhY HAVE WE BUILT THE ARK?

Research found that there were over 1,200 children with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions in our catchment area, but no children’s hospice. London was crying out for the facility, so we responded to the need and The Ark was completed in 2019.

WHAT NOW?

The Ark is a hub for children’s palliative care services in our catchment area. It's a place of life and light for over 300 families who work with - and will enable us to support so many more. 

 

Testimonials

"The positive and motivating atmosphere created by Noah’s Ark staff, volunteers and guests reinforces my personal commitment all the more. We all need to collectively work together to, among other creative ways of supporting, help build The Ark and provide a joyful place of support for the children and families."

Louiza, Community Ambassador

"It is always a pleasure to volunteer for Noah's Ark! I love how much you all care about us.”

Ludovica, Noah's Ark volunteer

"The new hospice building will be a great place for many London families facing challenging times. They’ll be able to connect and meet with other families with similar experiences, which is always a huge help! It’s wonderful to know that there’s a local spot for families to be able to spend time with their loved ones in a comfortable environment."

Shakila, mother of Jibraan

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