Canadian Hospice and Palliative Care Association is the national association which provides leadership in hospice palliative care in Canada. CHPCA offers leadership in the pursuit of excellence in care for persons approaching death so that the burdens of suffering, loneliness and grief are lessened.
British Columbia Hospice and Palliative Care Association is an umbrella organization whose mission is to provide a leadership role for its member organizations and individuals to ensure quality of care for British Columbians faced with a life-threatening illness, death and bereavement.
Canadian Virtual Hospice is an interactive network for people dealing with lifethreatening illness, death and loss. Patients, friends, volunteers and medical professionals can use this interactive site to explore end of life issues with peers.
Growth House. Hospice Advocacy Organization, located in the San Franciso Bay area, whose influence extends throughout North America.
International Association for Hospice & Palliative Care. Information on Hospice Issues worldwide.
Hospice Foundation provides an excellent database on most hospice palliative care topics.
Mental Health services:
BC Mental Health & Addictions
Canadian Mental Health Association
Elderly Outreach 250-953-3966