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 our professional counsellors and volunteers 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 18, 2020

8th Annual Cycle of Life Tour

On July 18th and 19th, 125 riders will embark on an unforgettable cycle tour experience to help keep Vancouver Island Hospice Care in motion.

Sunday, July 26, 2020

Gordy Dodd’s Virtual 5k Peace Walk

Join us for Gordy Dodd's virtual 5k Peace Walk, in support of Victoria Hospice.

Friday, July 31, 2020

Teeny Tiny Garden Tour – On Now

From June 14 - July 31st, join us for a virtual glimpse into some of Victoria’s best backyard gems during the Teeny Tiny Garden Tour - Virtual Edition!

News and Updates

Mar 2020 | Hospice

Victoria Hospice’s Response to COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, we are actively monitoring the situation closely. We know that our community is concerned and we share your concerns. We want you to know that ensuring the health and safety of our patients, families, volunteers and staff is paramount.

Jun 2020 | Hospice

Sweethearts Connected through Song

“I Iove to talk about my sweetheart and to honour her any chance I get,” says Ray Mau of his wife Jan, who “transitioned to heaven” at Victoria Hospice on August 24th, 2019. For several month now, Ray has been raising funds in Jan’s honour to support the Music Therapy Program at Victoria Hospice. He […]

Jun 2020 | Hospice

Victoria Hospice Partners with Inter-Cultural Association

Talking about our health-care wishes and the end of life is not always easy. Victoria Hospice’s Education and Research team has introduced a game to the community that makes it easier to explore, reflect, and share wishes and values around end-of-life care.

  • “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

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