~ Volunteer Service Since 1980 ~
Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County
14 McKenzie Avenue Ellsworth, ME 04605
207-667-2531 · fax 667-9406

 
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Our Services

Community Outreach

Each year Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County provides those in the community the opportunity to further explore end-of-life care, death, dying and bereavement. Workshops and seminarsare ways for the community to come together and learn from each other.

 If you would like to arrange for an educational program in your community, please call Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County at 667-2531.

Examples of our community outreach programs


Being Mortal
Free Screening with discussion of the PBS Frontline documentary based on the best selling book by Dr. Atul Gawande.

Hospice Myths Debunked:  Hospice Offers More Than You Think
An informational session surrounding the common myths about hospice care.  

Planning to Live to 100? Volunteer for Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County!
our volunteers report that working with those who are dying and those who are left behind is some of the most life-giving and rewarding work they have ever done. 

Outreach program descriptions

Check our Community Outreach calendar for scheduled events.  

Celebrating 40 years!

We are so grateful to be recognizing 40th years of service in 2020.  Thank you to all of the volunteers and community supporters who help us keep this mission strong!

Upcoming Groups & Workshops

Spring 2020 Grief Support Groups

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April - June. Specific topics, locations and dates to be announced.

Spring Volunteer Training

Patient Care and Bereavement Volunteer trainings will begin in April. Dates and times for this training will be
scheduled around prospective volunteers.

Spring Aging & Loss Workshop

7-week workshop beginning April for people 62 and older who have experienced losses associated with aging.

Hospice News

Jody Wolford-Tucker interview about LC1313

Jody Wolford-Tucker discusses the LC1313 also called The Maine Death with Dignity Act, with Anne Berleant from the Weekly Packet / Penobscot Bay Press.

See the Weekly Packet article.

Best of the Best!

Volunteers of the Year

Beginning the Conversation

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