Welcome to the AWCH Library

The AWCH Library was established in 1975.  Our focus is on information for families and health professionals. We have a rich history in advocacy work supporting the psychosocial and emotional needs of children and young people in Australian healthcare.

Find on AWCH catalogue books, children's stories, DVDs, journal article links, online documents and website links. Our focus is on children and young people with key topics such as family-centered and child centered care, play in hospital, Child life therapy, preparation for healthcare visits and procedures.

(published on 27/08/2013)
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Quote of the Day

“Birds fly, fish swim, and children play.” ~ Quote by Garry L. Landreth: Play Therapy: The Art of the Relationship

Quick links to library topics:

Children's participation


Contact us

For assistance please contact AWCH library:

Phone: 02 9817 2439 ~ Email: library@awch.com.au

The library is located at:

The Association for the Wellbeing of Children in Healthcare, AWCH

Building 40B Gladesville Hospital

Cnr Victoria & Punt Roads

Gladesville NSW 2111

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