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

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow – Conversation Game

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow is a conversation game around living, dying, and what matters most. Victoria Hospice Society would like to welcome community members to our online, facilitated game featuring its very own Here Today, Gone Tomorrow cards.

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Exploring Grief through Creativity Workshop: Celebrate a Life Theme

A new workshop from Victoria Hospice Bereavement Services provides a supportive, creative way for people in bereavement to explore their experiences of grief through various art media.

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Room to Grieve, Space to Heal – A Bereavement Support Group following a Toxic Drug Death

As one response to the opioid and fentanyl crisis in our communities Victoria Hospice Bereavement Services is offering a seven-week support group for adults who are grieving someone who has died by a toxic drug/substance-related death.

News and Updates

May 2022 | Hospice, Volunteer

Phonyin Tim: A shining light and legacy

Phonyin was known by all who interacted with her for her smile, her sharp wit, and genuine caring for hospice.

May 2022 | Legacy

Gifts of a lifetime: Planning your legacy

If you are updating your will or writing your will for the first time, here are some things to consider.

  • “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