Kerr house is a hospice for women based in Durban, South Africa.

The Durban Hospice For Women


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Durban Women's Hospice

A place of hope, healing and new beginnings. Thank you for taking the time to visit our website. We are Kerr House, the Durban Hospice for Women. Kerr House provides a safe haven for abused and destitute women. This shelter for women in crisis was launched in 1951 and is registered as a Non-Profit Organisation under the auspices of the Rectors of St Paul's and Cyprian Anglican parishes.

Our Vision

The vision of the Hospice is "to provide a temporary and secure homely environment for women in crisis with a view to restore their sense of well-being and self-worth".


We offer a professional support service to women by providing counselling, relief and rehabilitation in partnership with other relevant professional organisations. The Hospice operates 24 hours a day and most women are admitted to the shelter by referrals from welfare, community and religious organisations. Admission of residents is not based on any religious affiliation.


Latest News Updates

- 04 July 2011

Kerr House Knitting Skills

The Kerr House ladies and participants have been knitting up a storm lately in order to raise funds. Donations of wool (any colours and varieties) will be welcome and greatly appreciated.

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