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

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

How to Cope with the Holidays When You Are Grieving

Are you concerned about getting through the upcoming holiday season? Participate in Victoria Hospice’s free workshop to learn tips to help you to develop practical strategies for dealing with grief during the holidays.

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Introduction to Advance Care Planning Workshop

We plan for birthdays, weddings, and even dinner - so why don't we plan our health care? Learn how to make your advance care plan by attending the two-part online Advance Care Planning Workshop created in partnership by Victoria Hospice Society and Island Health.

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Celebrate A Life 2020

Celebrate A Life has been an annual tradition for many families in our community since 1985. Each year hundreds of tributes are hung on our festive trees. While the event looks a little different this year, we can still celebrate the lives of our loved ones together.

News and Updates

Nov 2020 | Hospice

Take time to celebrate a life and grieve together

Victoria Hospice invites everyone to join together to celebrate the lives of people we have lost. Celebrate a Life launches on National Bereavement Day.

Nov 2020 | Hospice

Letter: “Even in her absence, Mum continues to guide and inspire us, leading us to healing.”

We were just kids when our family experienced Hospice for the first time. Our Dad was diagnosed with a glioblastoma brain tumour in 1997. Everything happened so fast and we are eternally grateful that Victoria Hospice was there for us.

Nov 2020 | Hospice

Oak Bay proclaims Hospice Day Nov. 21

Oak Bay Mayor Kevin Murdoch has proclaimed Nov. 21, 2020 Hospice Day in Oak Bay.

  • “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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