Recommended sources of information or referrals on hospice-related topics:

Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association. The official website for the Canadian National Hospice Organization.

Last Acts. Last Acts is a North American organization dedicated to improving end-of-life care.

Growth House. Hospice Advocacy Organization, located in the San Franciso Bay area, whose influence extends throughout North America.

Healing Hands of Hospice. Good overview of Hospice Palliative Care. Includes site prepared by Hospice Volunteer in Vancouver, BC area.

Canadian Heath Network. Canadian Government-sponsored site containing much information on Hospice Palliative Care in Canada.

Prince George, BC Hospice Society. The New website for The Prince George, British Columbia Hospice Society. Prince George is one of the largest communities in Northern British Columbia.

International Association for Hospice & Palliative Care. Information on Hospice Issues worldwide.

Order of St. Lazarus of Jerusalem. Canadian website for this international organization which supports Palliative Care initiatives on the national and local levels.

Victoria Hospice Society. The official website for the Victoria, British Columbia Hospice Society.

Nanaimo Hospice Society. The official website for the Nanaimo, British Columbia Hospice Society. Their email is .

Oceanside Hospice. The official website for the Oceanside Hospice Society serving the communites in District 69 of Vancouver Island including Parksville and Quallicum Beach.

GriefWorks. Information and contacts for GriefWorks BC, an agency which aids kids, teens and adults through the grieving process.

British Columbia Cancer Agency. Website for the British Columbia Cancer Agency.

Canadian Cancer Society. Canadian Cancer Society (national) official website.

Lions Gate Hospice Society. Website for the Lions Gate Hospice Society, serving the North Shore area of greater Vancouver, British Columbia.

St John Ambulance Brigade. Website for the Saint John Volunteer Ambulance Brigade which provides first aid and health care at public events in communities throughout British Columbia.

Canadian Virtual Hospice. Bilingual Website that provides high quality information about death and dying, as well as a forum for Canadians to share their experiences with life-threatening illness or grief.

White Rock Hospice Society. Website for the White Rock Hospice Society, serving the White Rock/South Surrey area of greater Vancouver, British Columbia.

Comox Valley Hospice Society. Website for the Comox Valley Hospice Society, serving the Comox Valley area of Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

Delta Hospice Society. Website for the Delta Hospice Society, serving the community of Delta in the Fraser Valley region of British Columbia.

Central Okanagan Hospice Association Website for the Central Okanagan Hospice Accociation, serving the communities in the greater Kelowna area of British Columbia.

Abbotsford Hospice Society Website for the Abbotsford Hospice Society, serving Abbotsford, B.C. and the neighbouring communities in the Fraser Valley area of British Columbia.

Shuswap Hospice Society Website for the Shuswap Hospice Society.

UBC Division of Palliative Care Website for the Palliative Care Division of the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. The UBC Palliative Care Division provides resources for Hospice Palliative Care education for Physicians, Nurses and other professionals.

British Columbia Hospice Palliative Care Association
Room 502 - Comox Building
1081 Burrard Street
Vancouver, B.C., Canada V6Z 1Y6
(tel) 604-806-8821
(toll-free) 1-877-422-4722
(fax) 604-806-8822