Zoë’s Place Baby Hospice in Normanby, Middlesbrough provides palliative, respite and end-of-life care to babies and infants aged from birth to five years old suffering from life-limiting or life-threatening conditions.

We first opened our doors and began welcoming our special babies and their families in 2004.

Zoë is the Greek word meaning “gift of life” and at Zoë’s Place we believe that life is precious no matter how long it lasts.

Zoë’s Place can take up to six infants at any one time, there is also ample accommodation and facilities for the whole family if these are needed.

We receive a modest amount of Government funding, therefore we rely on the generosity of the public to help us raise the £1.2 million a year we need to keep the doors open for the many families that rely on our expert care. If you would like to help us raise funds for our special babies, please visit our fundraising pages for more information.

Tour of Hospice

Upcoming Events

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    Take part in the Riverside 5k Run or 2k Fun run in aid of Zoe’s Place and you will guaranteed to finish the day with a smile on your face.

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    We have now filled all of our places for the Great North Run for 2014. If you still wish to run on behalf of our babies and have your own place, please contact Rachael Willmore on rachael@zoes-place.org.uk.

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    Join us for an evening with all female vocal singing troupe the Vintage Belles!

    Swing along to the hits of the 20′s, 30′s and 40′s with well loved songs like ‘Chatanooga ChooChoo’ and ‘Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy’ as well as some modern classics with a twist!

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    Our Christmas coach trip takes us to the vibrant city of Leeds, home to one of the most established German Christmas markets in the UK. 

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    We are delighted to invite you to our very special event, The Titanic Ladies Day, in conjunction with The History Wardrobe.


Latest News

Great North Run 2014 Now FULL 29th May 2014 - We have now filled all 120 places for the Great North Run 2014. If you have your own place and wish to run in aid of our special babies please contact Rachael on rachael@zoes-place.org.uk You can also contact Rachael with your details if you wish to be the first to know of our places for […]
Romanby Golf Day now FULL 29th May 2014 - Please note our Golf Day is now fully booked for June 2014. If you wish to be alerted to team places for our 2015 Golf Day please email Elaine Dunning on elaine@zoes-place.org.uk and you will be the first to know of the details of our popular annual event.
New ‘Smile’ Newsletter on its way! 28th May 2014 - Our Summer edition of our Smile newsletter will shortly be arriving on the doorsteps of all our supporters. If you are not on our database and would like a copy to keep you up to date with all our Hospice news and events, then please email us with your full name and address to sue@zoes-place.org.uk
£25,000 Lottery Winner!!! 6th May 2014 - One of our Lottery supporters is waking up £25,000 richer this morning after winning the Jackpot prize on our Lottery! They have requested anonymity which we respect, and we wish them well with their windfall. Our charity Lottery is a fabulous way of supporting our special babies whilst giving YOU a chance of a cash […]
Easter Thanks! 22nd April 2014 - We were overwhelmed with the generosity of the local community this Easter who collectively donated more than 2500 easter eggs to our appeal! This ensured all our children had a choccy treat, and the remainder has helped us raise funds via raffles and tombolas. We will still be out and about in the local community fundraising […]