Our hospice or palliative care volunteer visitors are specially trained, caring volunteers who visit with clients and their families to support them through a life-limiting or end-of-life journey.
Volunteer visitors offer compassion, a listening ear and emotional support to help improve the quality of life for those living with a serious life–limiting condition and for their families. They provide companionship and share activities or interests. They often become part of the respite support for caregivers needing a break from their roles.
Hospice or palliative volunteer visitors can visit clients in the community, in hospital or long-term care setting. The service is free of charge. Referrals can come from anyone at any stage in the illness journey.
Other VON services or programs you may be interested in:
Bereavement Support Hospice at Home Kids' Circle Palliative Care
Residential Hospice / Sakura House Volunteer Visiting
Not all services and programs are offered in all locations.