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
17
In-patient beds

Upcoming Events

Saturday, July 31, 2021

Teeny Tiny Garden Tour

Starting June 13, join us for a virtual glimpse into some of Victoria’s best backyard gardens during this year’s Virtual Teeny Tiny Garden Tour. This special tour features a variety of gardens that you will be able to enjoy – rain or shine – from the comfort and safety of your own home.

Saturday, July 31, 2021

Mountain Golf Tournament 2021

Support the 11th annual Mountain Golf Tournament! This year close to 60 golfers will be playing at 3 different golf course within Victoria over 3 days to fundraise for end-of-life care and support within the community.

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Introduction to Advance Care Planning

We plan for birthdays, weddings, and even dinner - so why don't we plan our health care? Join us for a workshop introducing Advance Care Planning.

News and Updates

Jul 2021 | Volunteer

Volunteer Spotlight – Janet Zaharia

Although our volunteers’ presence in our Inpatient Unit has been halted by provincial health orders, a few volunteers currently support our administrative teams from home. Janet Zaharia is one of them. Meet Janet!

Jun 2021 | Hospice, Newsletter

Driven by Compassion

The Victoria Hospice Palliative Response Team (PRT) covers a lot of ground. They travel more than 35,000 km every year, providing 24-hour crisis intervention for patients and families right at home...

  • “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