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



Our Lending Library

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

  • AIDS
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Biography
  • Bereavement Resources for Adult
  • Bereavement Resources for Adults about Children and Families
  • Bereavement Resources for Children
  • Cancer
  • Death and Dying
  • Fiction
  • Funeral and Ritual
  • Hospice Caregiving
  • Spirituality
  • Suicide
  • Therapies
  • Reference and Study Guides
  • Veterans


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 Volunteer Training

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

Best of the Best!

Volunteers of the Year

Beginning the Conversation

Why I Volunteer...

Why I Volunteer