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Volunteer information and opportunities from Hospice and Palliative Care Groups in Canada. You can also view fewer results of Hospice and Palliative Care Groups by selecting a specific city or province from the menu to the right.

Non-profit groups that deal with hospices and palliative care include certain medical institutes that specialize in end-of-life care, intensive care for children, and some senior centers. There is sometimes overlap with seniors’ housing.




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Abbotsford Hospice Society
33134 Marshall Rd, Abbotsford, British Columbia

The Abbotsford Hospice Society helps people who are dying and supports individuals and families who are grieving the loss of a loved one.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Abbotsford Hospice Society


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Alan Joys Memorial Fund Society
1- 749 14th St SW, Medicine Hat, Alberta

Alan Joys Memorial Fund Society is a private charitable society that loans out various types of medical equipment

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Alan Joys Memorial Fund Society


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Alliance Hospice
29 Gervais Dr, Suite 201, Toronto, Ontario

Alliance Hospice has deep roots in our community. Serving the people of Toronto since 1989, Alliance Hospice provides compassionate hospice palliative care. Alliance was born of the merger of Bayview Community Hospice, founded in 1988, to serve people in North York, and CommunityCARE Home Hospice, founded in 1990, to serve people with HIV/AIDS throughout the City of Toronto.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Alliance Hospice


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Belvedere Heights
21 Belvedere Avenue, Parry Sound, Ontario

Belvedere Heights is a Long Term Care Facility located on Belvedere Avenue overlooking beautiful Georgian Bay in the Town of Parry Sound.

Keywords: Seniors · Housing · Hospice and Palliative Care

Volunteer Profile of Belvedere Heights


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Bethell Hospice
18 King St E, Upper Level, Bolton, Ontario

Bethell Hospice Foundation exists to raise funds to ensure the ongoing operation of Bethell Hospice in our community.

Care costs at Bethell Hospice are only partially covered by our Ontario health care system. Each year, 40% of the funds necessary to operate Bethell Hospice must be raised through local fundraising efforts.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Bethell Hospice


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Burnaby Hospice Society
6855 Kingsway, Burnaby, British Columbia

Burnaby Hospice Society is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing compassionate care to individuals and families during the end-of-life journey.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Burnaby Hospice Society


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Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
Association Canadienne De Soins Palliatifs
60 Cambridge St N, Annex B Saint-Vincent Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario

The CHPCA is the national voice for Hospice Palliative Care in Canada. Advancing and advocating for quality end-of-life/hospice palliative care in Canada, its work includes public policy, public education and awareness. Established in 1991, its volunteer Board of Directors is composed of hospice palliative care workers and volunteers from Canadian provinces and territories as well as members-at-large.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association


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Canuck Place Children's Hospice
1690 Matthews Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia

Canuck Place Children's Hospice first opened its doors in November 1995, to become North America's first free-standing children's hospice. We responded to the need for a hospice created specifically for children. The illness and death of a child is a life-altering experience for the families who love them.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Canuck Place Children's Hospice


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Central Okanagan Hospice Association
104 - 1456 St Paul Street, Kelowna, British Columbia

Central Okanagan Hospice Association is committed to community outreach and to meeting the needs of the terminally ill and their families by providing compassionate care and supportive assistance through resources, trained volunteers and professional counselling.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Central Okanagan Hospice Association


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Chilliwack Hospice Society
45360 Hodgins Ave, Chilliwack, British Columbia

Chilliwack Hospice Society is a community based volunteer organization which accepts death as a part of life. We support individuals and families during the dying and grieving process.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Chilliwack Hospice Society


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Circle of Care
4211 Yonge Street, Suite 401, Toronto, Ontario

We have been serving the Toronto area since 1974. It all began in 1970, when Circle of Care was launched as a demonstration project called Coordinated Services to Jewish Elderly, under auspices of the Toronto Jewish Welfare Fund (now the UJA Federation of Greater Toronto). We have gone through a few name changes over the years to reflect our expanded mandate. We now serve individuals of many faiths and cultures, and our clients include people of all ages.

Keywords: Seniors · Hospice and Palliative Care · Family Services

Volunteer Profile of Circle of Care


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Community Care Northumberland
1005 Elgin St. W, Suite 203, Cobourg, Ontario

Community Care Northumberland is a non-profit organization operating throughout Northumberland County from six local offices. Our qualified staff and volunteers provide a variety of important support services to seniors and adults with disabilities, allowing them to remain independent within their own homes and communities.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Community Care Northumberland


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Cowichan Valley Hospice Society
3122 Gibbins Road, Duncan, British Columbia

The purpose of the Cowichan Valley Hospice Society is to provide skilled, compassionate support services to the dying and bereaved, their families and friends, with sensitivity to culture, values and beliefs.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Cowichan Valley Hospice Society


Doane House Hospice

Doane House Hospice
17100 Yonge Street, Newmarket, Ontario

Doane House Hospice promotes living every moment, and offers individuals diagnosed with a life threatening illness, compassion, support and hope.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Doane House Hospice


Doane House Hospice

Durham Hospice
201 - 1650 Dundas St. E, Whitby, Ontario

Hospice is not a place; it is a concept of care. Hospice is about caring when cure is not possible. Hospice is about maximizing the quality of life during the last stages and is provided as a complement to professional medical care.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Durham Hospice


Doane House Hospice

Elk Valley Hospice
1501 5th Ave, Fernie, British Columbia

We believe in living until you die. We believe in dying with dignity. Elk Valley Hospice is dedicated to supporting our community.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Elk Valley Hospice


Doane House Hospice

Evergreen Hospice of Markham-Stouffville
325 Renfrew Dr, Suite 202, Markham, Ontario

Evergreen provides community based supportive services to individuals and their families in Markham, Stouffville and Thornhill, who are living with life-threatening illness or coping with the death of a loved one.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Evergreen Hospice of Markham-Stouffville


Doane House Hospice

Gitche M'qua Centre for Healing and Dying
69 Heathdale Road, Toronto, Ontario

Gitche M'Qua Centre for Healing and Dying is a charitable organization that brings awareness and compassion to exploring our relationship to how we are living and dying.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Gitche M'qua Centre for Healing and Dying


Doane House Hospice

Groupe D'appui Vih-Sida De Sudbury
1028 South Bay Road, Sudbury, Ontario

Maison Vale Hospice is a one-level, free standing, 11,000 square feet building which provides 10 rooms with beds and individual bathrooms for palliative residents. The unique architecture provides a residence which looks and feels like home rather than an acute or long-term care facility, and provides individuals with privacy yet open access to common spaces to interact with other residents and service providers.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Groupe D'appui Vih-Sida De Sudbury


Doane House Hospice

Hazel Burns Hospice
2562 Eglinton Ave. W., 2nd floor, Toronto, Ontario

Hazel Burns Hospice strives to empower those suffering from a life limiting illness, and their families, to live better until they die.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Hazel Burns Hospice


Doane House Hospice

Heart House Hospice
855 Matheson Blvd. East, Unit 1, Mississauga, Ontario

Focused on providing compassionate, high quality in-home support to those who are living with a terminal or life-threatening illness

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Heart House Hospice


Doane House Hospice

Heart House Hospice
855 Matheson Blvd. East, Unit 1, Mississauga, Ontario

Focused on providing compassionate, high quality in-home support to those who are living with a terminal or life-threatening illness

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Heart House Hospice


Doane House Hospice

Hospice Association of Ontario
L'association Des Centres De Soins Palliatifs De L'ontario
2 Carlton Street, Suite 707, Toronto, Ontario

Hospice Palliative Care Ontario (HPCO) was formed in April 2011 when the memberships of The Hospice Association of Ontario (HAO) and the Ontario Palliative Care Association (HPCO) voted to join together and create HPCO. The integration of the two associations, which began as an idea discussed by the boards of both associations in 2007/2008, has been welcomed by a wide range of stakeholders in Ontario. The joining of HAO and OPCA was a significant achievement for hospice palliative care in Ontario, unifying the sector's voice to strengthen hospice palliative care for the people of Ontario.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Hospice Association of Ontario


Doane House Hospice

Hospice Calgary Society
1245 - 70 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta

Hospice Calgary guides children, teens and adults through the grieving process as they face a life-threatening illness and death of a loved one. Our team of professionals provide individual, family and group support as well as 24 hour end-of-life care. We operate two centres of care: Sage Centre and Rosedale Hospice.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Hospice Calgary Society


Doane House Hospice

Hospice Care Ottawa

Branch: May Court Hospice 114 Cameron Ave, Ottawa, Ontario

Hospice Care Ottawa is the new name of the organization that was formed as of January 2013, from the Hospice at May Court and Friends of Hospice Ottawa. We are a community-based charitable organization offering services for clients and their loved ones to experience end-of-life care in a supportive and peaceful setting, surrounded by care that reflects as closely as possible a comfortable home environment.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Hospice Care Ottawa


Hospice Dufferin

Hospice Dufferin
39 First Street, Orangeville, Ontario

Hospice Dufferin exists to support individuals and their families who are living with a life-threatening illness or bereavement in Dufferin County.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Hospice Dufferin


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Hospice Georgian Triangle
49 Raglan St, Collingwood, Ontario

Hospice Georgian Triangle, a registered charity, provides trained volunteer and professional care and support to individuals living with life-limiting illness, to their families and to the bereaved. We operate as an integral partner of the health care system to ensure that palliative patients are treated with love, respect and receive compassionate care.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Hospice Georgian Triangle


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Hospice King
155 King Rd, Oak Ridges, Ontario

Hospice King-Aurora (HKA) is a charitable non-profit organization. Since 1983 HKA has been providing programs and services to those with life-threatening illness, the people who care for them and those who are bereaved.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Hospice King


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Hospice Muskoka
29 Manitoba Street, Bracebridge, Ontario

Hospice Muskoka is a community based volunteer organization that serves the emotional and social needs of individuals of all ages who are facing a life-threatening illness. Hospice Muskoka embodies the spirit of 'living in comfort and dignity and hope'
We are people at your side at a special time. We are about quality of life.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Hospice Muskoka


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Hospice of Greater Saint John
385 Dufferin Row, Saint John, New Brunswick

Hospice was founded in 1983 as an independent community palliative care charity by Dr. Nancy Grant, a radiation oncologist at the Saint John Regional Hospital.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Hospice of Greater Saint John


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Hospice of Waterloo Region
3570 King Street East, Pioneer Terrace, 2nd Floor, Kitchener, Ontario

Hospice's core program is our Volunteer Visiting Program. Individuals living with life-threatening illness are matched one on one with a highly trained hospice volunteer who commits to making weekly visits to the client's home to provide emotional and practical support.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Hospice of Waterloo Region


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Hospice Peterborough
439 Rubidge Street, Peterborough, Ontario

The mission of Hospice Peterborough is to enhance the comfort, dignity and quality of life of individuals and families living with or affected by life-threatening illness or grief.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Hospice Peterborough


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Hospice Prince Edward
403 Main Street East, Picton, Ontario

Hospice Prince Edward provides palliative and bereavement support to families and individuals of all ages, in Prince Edward County.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Hospice Prince Edward


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Hospice Society of Greater Halifax
9 Spring Street, Bedford, Nova Scotia

The Hospice Society of Greater Halifax: Supporting people affected by a life-limiting illness, death and bereavement.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Hospice Society of Greater Halifax


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Hospice Vaughan
31 Woodbridge Avenue, Woodbridge, Ontario

Since 1995, Hospice Vaughan a charitable organization provides compassionate support to persons of all ages, their families and friends, coping with a life limiting illness or dealing with the loss of a loved one. Our trained staff and Volunteers work with caregivers, community agencies and health care professionals, to offer services in the community and at our Woodbridge Centre. We are respectful of diversity, as well as a person's preferences, wishes and values.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Hospice Vaughan


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Hospice Wellington
795 Scottsdale Drive, Guelph, Ontario

Hospice Wellington is an incredible volunteer supported organization that offers exceptional care to people living with the challenges of a life-limiting illness or loss.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Hospice Wellington


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Kamloops Hospice Association
72 Whiteshield Crecent South, Kamloops, British Columbia

The mission of the Kamloops Hospice Association is to enhance the quality of life of persons and their families facing death and bereavement through skilled and compassionate physical, emotional and spiritual care in the setting of the individual's choice.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Kamloops Hospice Association


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La maison Mathieu Froment-Savoie
170 Rue Sherbrooke, Gatineau, Quebec

La maison Mathieu-Froment-Savoie, an essential partner in the health and social services network, is recognized by the community as a vital link of palliative care in the Outaouais.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of La maison Mathieu Froment-Savoie


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Nelson & District Hospice Society
2331 Granite Rd, Nelson, British Columbia

Hospice palliative care aims to make the last months of life comfortable, peaceful and dignified for patients and their caregivers by providing care, support, respite and advocacy. Our trained Hospice volunteers work as part of a caregiving team that could include community home nursing, doctors, hospital and facility staff, social workers and spiritual leaders.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Nelson & District Hospice Society


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Niagara West Community Hospice
148 Central Avenue, Grimsby, Ontario

The McNally House Hospice program exists to provide a caring, supportive, residential hospice environment to patients and families within the Niagara West health care area.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Niagara West Community Hospice


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North Okanagan Hospice Society
3506 - 27 Avenue, Vernon, British Columbia

North Okanagan Hospice Society believes in quality of life. We support people with a palliative diagnosis, their family, and the bereaved. When medical intervention can no longer add days to life, we strive to add more life to each day.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of North Okanagan Hospice Society


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Nova Scotia Hospice Palliative Care Association
207 Willow St, Truro, Nova Scotia

Our Mission is to achieve comfort and peace for persons living and dying with a life threatening illness throughout Nova Scotia. The Association exists to promote the philosophy and principles of palliative care through networking, public and professional education, advocacy and research.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Nova Scotia Hospice Palliative Care Association


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Pacific Rim Hospice Society
240 Neill Street, Tofino, British Columbia

Pacific Rim Hospice Society provides care and support for individuals and families facing life-threatening illness, death and bereavement.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Pacific Rim Hospice Society


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PalCare Network for York Region
194 Eagle St, Newmarket, Ontario

PalCare is committed to offering high quality palliative education programs for primary caregivers, hospice volunteers and the health care community. It is our vision that every citizen of York Region, living with a life threatening illness will have easy access to high-quality hospice palliative care.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of PalCare Network for York Region


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Palliative Caregivers Sudbury Manitoulin
303 York St, Suite 283, Sudbury, Ontario

Maison Vale Hospice is a one-level, free standing, 11,000 square feet building which provides 10 rooms with beds and individual bathrooms for palliative residents. The unique architecture provides a residence which looks and feels like home rather than an acute or long-term care facility, and provides individuals with privacy yet open access to common spaces to interact with other residents and service providers.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Palliative Caregivers Sudbury Manitoulin


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Prince George Hospice Society
3089 Clapperton St, Prince George, British Columbia

The Prince George Hospice Society was founded in 1987 after a need for quality, comfortable End of Life Care was realized. Upon establishment, the Society instituted a program to provide support to the terminally ill by matching volunteers with the referred patient and their family.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Prince George Hospice Society


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Regina Palliative Care Inc.
4101 Dewdney Ave, Regina, Saskatchewan

Regina Palliative Care Inc. (RPCI) is a non-profit organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Regina Palliative Care Inc.


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Regional Hospice of Quinte Inc.
48 Millenuim Parkway, Belleville, Ontario

The Regional Hospice of Quinte Inc. assists terminally ill individuals and their caregivers by offering them support and companionship. Hospice Quinte provides grief support in both group and individual settings as well.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine

Volunteer Profile of Regional Hospice of Quinte Inc.


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Roger's House
399 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario

Roger's House is an eight-bed paediatric residential hospice that welcomes families with children / youth who are living with a life limiting illness that results in increased pain and symptoms and a progressive decline of health. Located in Ottawa on the grounds of the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), Roger's House provides a home-like environment and access to a paediatric palliative care program.

Keywords: Hospice and Palliative Care · Health and Medicine · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Roger's House


Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities

Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities
2660 Eglinton Avenue East, Scarborough, Ontario

SCHC is dedicated to addressing the holistic health needs of the communities of Scarborough by addressing many aspects of health including physical, mental, social, financial, and environmental.

Keywords: Seniors · Hunger · Hospice and Palliative Care · Homeless and Housing · Health · Family Support · Disabled · Community Services · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities




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