HAWC

Ashcroft and District Hospice Society

A volunteer based community organization offering compassionate care to people living with the challenges of life limiting illness or the end of life journey.

Our goal is to provide compassionate care that helps individuals to live as fully and comfortably as possible.

Fostering hope and dignity for patients and their families.

Hospice is a type of care that focuses on living.




Contact Information

Phone: 778-207-7575

Email: [email protected]

Website:  https://www.ashcroftdistricthospicesociety.org/

Office Address: 601 Bancroft Street (basement) - Open by appointment only

Mailing Address: PO Box 553, Ashcroft, BC V0K 1A0

Facebook Page: Ashcroft and District Hospice Society

Hospice Services

Hospice services are available to families of, and adults living with a life limiting illness who have an anticipated prognosis of less than 6-12 months.


TRAINED VOLUNTEERS

  • are available to come into your home and provide scheduled respite, compassionate companionship
  • are available to come into Jackson House to assist in the companionship of your loved one on their end of life journey.
  • are in the communities of Ashcroft, Cache Creek, Clinton, Spences Bridge and surrounding areas (as available)
  • helping to assist patients and families with the physical, psycho-social, emotional and spiritual suffering.
  • share information on addressing end of life issues.
  • focus on the quality of life until the moment of death



How Can You Help?

Volunteer - Men and Women Welcome

Training is provided for the following services.

  • Sitting with palliative individuals
  • providing bereavement support
  • offering companionship with simple presence
  • empathetic listening
  • activities such as reading or playing cards.



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