Compassionate Care Benefits Employment insurance benefits paid to people who have to be away from work temporarily to provide care or support to a family member who is gravely ill and who has a significant risk of death within 26 weeks (six months). A maximum of six weeks of compassionate care benefits may be paid to eligible people.
The Canadian Virtual Hospice Provides support and personalized information about palliative and end-of-life care to patients, family members, health care providers, researchers and educators.
The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association A national association which provides leadership in 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.
Canadian Palliative Care Services
The Alberta Hospice Palliative Care Association The Alberta Hospice Palliative Care Association (AHPCA) engages in actions and strategies that result in comprehensive, equitable and quality end of life care for Albertans.
1245-70 Avenue SE
Intercare Hospice Programs Comprehensive care, focused on easing the physical, emotional and spiritual pain that often accompanies terminal illness, is offered by the hospice’s dedicated and specialized team of professionals.
1261 Glenmore Trail SW
Calgary, Alberta T2V 4Y8
211 Heritage Drive SE
Calgary, Alberta T2H 1M9
University of Alberta Hospital The Division of Palliative Care Medicine focuses on the assessment and management of physical and psychosocial-spiritual issues experienced by patients with advanced cancer and other palliative care patient populations.
Palliative Care Program
8440 112 Street Outpatient Residence Room 4T1.11
CancerCare Manitoba General information on palliative care for patients in the province of Manitoba.
Grace Hospital The Grace Hospice is a free-standing palliative care facility on the grounds of Grace Hospital. It provides an environment where people living with progressing illness can live in an atmosphere of peace and comfort.
300 Booth Drive
Winnipeg, MB R3J 3M7
Emergency Inquiry line: 204.837.0157
Palliative Manitoba Palliative Manitoba is a registered charity that is keenly focused on improving living until the end of life. Serving as a vital resource for individuals, families, and caregivers, Palliative Manitoba provides services, programs, and information in an effort to lessen the stress that is inevitable during life’s final journey.
2109 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3J0L3
Toll-free in Manitoba: 1.800.539.0295
Riverview Health Centre The unit is designated for the care of patients with life-limiting illnesses who have been registered with the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Palliative Care Program and require the knowledge and expertise of an interdisciplinary Palliative Care Team.
One Morley Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2P4
New Brunswick Hospice Palliative Care Association The New Brunswick Hospice Palliative Care Association provides leadership to enhance quality end-of-life-care for individuals and families living with life-threatening illnesses in New Brunswick.
135 MacBeath Ave
Moncton, New Brunswick
Hospice Greater Saint John The focus of Hospice care is on comfort, not cure – and on life, not death. Our goal is to make each person’s last months of life as comfortable as possible while also providing support to family members and friends. Hospice is about dignity, respect, comfort, peace and hope. It is about celebrating life and enhancing your quality of living.
385 Dufferin Row
Saint John, New Brunswick
Main Line: 506.632.5593
Bobby’s Hospice: 506.653.2995
Main Fax: 506.632.5592
WHCC Palliative Care Service (Western Newfoundland) WHCC offers palliative patient beds in the hospital, health centres, and within the community.
1 Brookfield Avenue Box 2005
Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador
Tel: 709.637.5000 Ext. 5203
Hospice Palliative Care Ontario An information network for residents of Ontario on hospice palliative care, treatment, education and support.
2 Carlton Street, Suite 707
Toll Free: 1.800.349.3111
LRCP Palliative Care Services Information and support services for patients in the Southwest region of Ontario.
Tel: 519.685.8500 ext. 57930 & ext. 57918
Prince Edward Island
Hospice PEI (Hospice Palliative Care Association of PEI) Information and support services for patients in the Southwest region of Ontario.
93 Murchison Lane
Hospice & Grief Support Services
Hospice & Grief Support Services
Grief Support Services
West Island Palliative Care With its two facilities (André-Brunet and Stillview Pavilions), the West Island Palliative Care Residence provides compassionate care allowing terminally ill patients to die in comfort and with dignity in a warm, home-like environment, close to their family, and in their community.
265 Rue André-Brunet
Jeffery Hale Saint Brigid’s Saint Brigid’s Home, founded in 1856, is a publicly-funded long-term care residence for senior citizens who can no longer live at home. We recognize each person as a holistic being with biological, physiological, social and spiritual needs.
1250 Chemin Sainte-Foy
Greystone Bereavement Centre The Greystone Bereavement Centre provides grief and bereavement services in a safe environment for people to share in the experience of journeying through their grief.
1802 McAra St
Regina, SK S4N 6C4
Saskatchewan Hospice Palliative Care Association Their mission is to strive towards achieving comfort and peace for persons across Saskatchewan living and dying with a terminal illness.
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Palliative Care Program Palliative care information and services for patients within the Yukon community.
Government of Yukon
Toll-free (in Yukon): 1.800.661.0408 ext. 6807
Nunavut does not have a hospice palliative care association in place. For information on hospice palliative care services available in Nunavut, visit the government website at: http://www.gov.nu.ca/health/ or a government listing of all health centres in Nunavut at: http://canadaonline.about.com/library/bl/blhlthnun.htm.
For information re hospice palliative care in Canada visit http://www.chpca.net
Northwest Territories Health and Social Services The Home Care Program helps people remain in their homes when they are sick or in need of medical help or support with daily living activities.
8th Floor – Centre Square Tower 5022-49 street BOX 1320
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories