Alzheimer Society of BC
Provide support services and education programs locally and provincially and are connected nationally to the Alzheimer Society of Canada.
BC Bereavement Helpline
A resource for people to find bereavement support within their own community.
BC Hospice Palliative Care Association
The website for hospice palliative care programs in British Columbia.
Offers health information from a registered nurse available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or to a pharmacist available 5 p.m. to 9 a.m., 7 days a week. Toll-free line, translation/hearing impaired.
Information on Compassionate Care Benefits (benefits paid to persons who have to be away from work temporarily to provide care or support to a family member who is gravely ill with a significant risk of death) and survivor benefits.
Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
Provides leadership in hospice palliative care in Canada.
Canadian Virtual Hospice
An interactive network of information and support for people dealing with life-threatening illness and loss – appropriate for patients, families and friends, health care providers and volunteers.
Resources for people facing life-threatening illness, their families, and their professional caregivers.
Family Caregiver Alliance
A public voice for caregivers looking after a disabled or seriously ill person.
Foundation for Health in Aging
Directory of Agencies and Organizations – End-of-Life Issues
Information and resources for children, teens and adults dealing with bereavement.
Provides a comprehensive collection of reviewed resources for end-of-life care.
The federal department responsible for helping the people of Canada maintain and improve their health.
Health Insurance for Visitors to Canada
Information on health insurance for Visitor to Canada.
Hospice Association of America
A national organization representing hospices and thousands of caregivers and volunteers who serve terminally ill patients and their families.
Innovations in End-of-Life Care
An international journal and on-line forum of leaders in end-of-life care.
A national initiative to increase awareness of hospice palliative care and end-of-life care services in Canada.
The Vancouver Island Crisis Line