Our Hospital

Situated in the heart of the NSW South Coast, South Coast Private is an exclusive private mental health facility in the heart of Wollongong supporting patients in their treatment, recovery and overall mental health well-being.

About our Hospital

South Coast Private is located one hour’s drive south of Sydney, a 2-minute walk from Wollongong train station and 5-minutes to the Wollongong CBD or beachfront. Providing comprehensive mental health programs and treatments for General Psychiatry, PTSD, Veteran Affairs, Anxiety Management, Depression Management, Anger Management, Chronic Pain Management, Substance Withdrawal and Addiction Recovery programs.

Wollongong Clinic

South Coast Private is an exclusive private mental health facility in Wollongong New South Wales, fully owned and operated by Evolution Healthcare. We provide residents of the Illawarra and broader Sydney region the opportunity to access high quality in-patient and day patient care from our qualified and experienced Psychiatrists and nursing staff in a supportive environment.

Our Vision, Mission & Core Values

We continue to strive to remove the stigma associated with mental health, increase awareness of the issues affecting the mental health of our patients and provide ongoing treatments and programs to those most in need of support from mental health related illness and disorders.

Our Treatment Approach

Our personalised programs at South Coast Private are advanced evidence-based practices designed to provide techniques and support people on the path to recovery from mental health illness. Our programs focus on the essential skills required for gaining mental health balance to enable a return to a state of improved functioning at home, work and within social encounters.

What to Expect / Typical day in Treatment

On completion of your Admission paperwork prior to your arrival at the Clinic, the South Coast Private Admissions team will greet you on arrival and process your paperwork. Once the paperwork is complete, a member of our Nursing team will take you on a tour of the facility, help acclimatise you with the surrounds and settle you into your room ensuring you have everything you need to begin your stay at South Coast Private.

Patient Profiles


On 13 April 2017, Healthe Care Australia (“Healthe Care”), Australia’s third largest corporate private hospital operator and pan-Asian health care services group acquired Evolution Healthcare’s three Illawarra hospitals: Shellharbour Private Hospital, South Coast Private Hospital and Wollongong Day Surgery.

Healthe Care currently has:

  • 35 private hospitals (34 in Australia and one in New Zealand)
  • Approaching 7,000 staff
  • Near 2,500 hospital beds

While this website is updated to reflect Healthe Care guidelines, please access information regarding the hospital and its services as usual. For further information about Healthe Care and its 35-strong hospital network, please visit healthecare.com.au