Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County offers services to those at the end of life’s journey and their caregivers, to those who are grieving and to our community members seeking information about end of life choices and related issues.

Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County Non-discrimination Policy:

No one will be refused service by Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County (HVHC) on the basis of age, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, ethnic origin, diagnosis, disabilities or types of treatment. Services will be provided in a non-judgmental manner to all individuals and caregivers. If the needs of the individual or caregiver exceed the scope of HVHC services, assistance will be offered in identifying other supportive services if possible.

Patient Care and Caregiver Support

Patient Care

HVHC work as team members with local physicians, in-patient and residential facilities, home care organizations, churches, neighborhood organizations and schools to provide care for individuals and families.

Respite for Caregivers

Care-giving for your loved one during this end-of-life journey can be overwhelming and exhausting. HVHC volunteers can give you a break.


Evensong is a group of singers whose gift is to offer songs for peace and comfort in the homes and at the bedsides of those who are in transition or nearing the end of life’s journey.

For those who are grieving

Support Groups

Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County offers Bereavement Services for the families of our patients and for people in the community.

Individualized Support

Call us at  (207) 667-2531 to discuss our grief support options.

Community Support


HVHC lead discussions that deal with life’s journey and it’s completion.

Adult Ed Classes

Reaching out to our communities through Adult Education classes to discuss morality and end of life issues and how HVHC is there to support our communities.

Lending Library

Over 400 books and recordings (Audio, VHS and DVD) are available to all community members at our office in Ellsworth, Maine.