Become a Hospice Palliative Care Volunteer.  Download a volunteer application and return to your local
Community Care Northumberland office.

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Hospice Palliative Care Program

"You matter because you are you. You matter to the last moment of your life, and we will do all we can, not only to help you die peacefully, but also to live until you die." ~ Dame Cicely Saunders

Community Care Northumberland offers an accredited visiting hospice palliative care program that supports individuals living with a life limiting illness and who are in need of end of life care.  

Benefits of the Program:

  • provide on-going support, comfort and care to individuals, their caregivers, friends and family
  • promotes client guided care plans that are coordinated by staff
  • has specially trained volunteers to provide support based on these individual needs 
  • provides supports no matter where you reside:

• home settings
• hospitals
• residential hospices
• retirement, supportive living or in long term care facilities

  • offers these supports at no cost to you or your loved ones
  • no age restrictions on this program
  • dedicated to preserving dignity and quality of life for our clients

Specific Services Include:

  • one to one palliative support
  • caregiver support
  • support for friends and family, including grief support and respite
  • anticipatory grief support
  • compassionate presence
  • vigil support
  • telephone support
  • information and referral
  • access to library resources
  • child and teen support
  • community education

For more information about the visiting Hospice Palliative Care program, contact your local Community Care Northumberland office or start the process by completing an Information Request Form.