A Journey of Comfort and Celebration for

Lives Well Lived

Patients and Families

Through compassionate care and support, we help our patients experience the best quality of life possible. We support families through the caring of a loved one facing a life-limiting illness.

Bereavement Services

We offer grief and bereavement support by counsellors and trained volunteers for families and individuals, including children and teens.

Support during COVID-19

Learn more about how Victoria Hospice can support you during these challenging times.

Quality End-of-Life Care for All

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for those facing life-limiting illness, death and bereavement through patient and family-centred care, education, research and advocacy.

300+
Volunteers on staff
50%
Annual operating costs funded by donations
1,572
Average home visits per year
18
In-patient beds

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Silk Art by Irm Houle at Esquimalt Gallery Splash

Artist Irm Houle brings her silk paintings to the Esquimalt Township Community Arts Council’s Gallery Splash event in support of Victoria Hospice May 31-July 5, 2022.  

Saturday, July 16, 2022

Cycle of Life Tour 2022

The Cycle of Life Tour returns in-person July 16-17 to support hospices on Vancouver Island.

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Living with Grief: Adjusting to Life After Loss (online)

Have you recently lost someone important to you? Are you surprised by your grief and wondering what is normal and how best to cope? This free one-time interactive online workshop, developed by the grief counsellors at Victoria Hospice, will help you understand your grief. The work

News and Updates

Jun 2022 | Hospice

What’s most important to people at the end of life?

Thank you for helping us honour the values and heartfelt wishes of people who are dying.

John "J.S." Walton
Jun 2022 | Hospice

In memoriam: John “J.S.” Walton

Victoria Hospice joins with family and friends of John “J.S.” Walton to mourn his passing at 91 on May 28, 2022.

  • “Victoria Hospice is a beacon of light for patients, families and the general public in what could otherwise be a dark and treacherous journey.”
    D. Hutchings, CNS, End of Life Care
  • “Our family cannot thank you enough for the care you gave to our father. His final days were spent pain-free. He was at peace. We also thank you for the counselling our family received and for all the volunteers who so kindly devoted their time and assistance to Dad and our family. Bless you all.”
    The Bray Family
  • “Although the time my mother spent under your care was brief, the difference you made is tremendous. Thank you for the care you provided her, and for the honest guidance you provided my family.”
    The Shier Family