Nelson and Area Hospice

Nelson Hospice Society oversees hospice services in two regions, Nelson and Area and East Shore of Kootenay Lake. Hospice palliative care is for anyone facing life-threatening illness.

Well trained volunteers provide confidential support than can include:

  • Phone calls and visits with clients and families to give emotional support;
  • Help with practical day to day needs like appointments and outings;
  • Respite time to give at-home caregivers a break;
  • Bereavement / grief support after the death of a loved one.

Families may contact hospice office directly or ask a doctor, home care provider or hospital staff to contact hospice on their behalf. All services are free.

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Address / Contact Info

Nelson and District Hospice Society Kalein Hospice Centre
402 West Richards Nelson, BCV1L 3K3
Coordinator : Jane DiGiacomo
Box 194
Nelson, BC
V1L 5P9

Phone Numbers

Phone : (250) 352-2337
Fax : (250) 352-2377

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This program was last updated on 20 Feb 2017.