Mission, Vision and Values

St. Joseph's Hospice is a charitable organization that provides compassionate care and companionship to palliative and bereaved individuals and families; recognizing and embracing their unique needs.


To create a community that honours people as they journey to life's end and to provide a haven where the palliative, the caregiver and the bereaved experience compassion, hope and healing.


Respect - We respect the values and beliefs, choices, experiences and diversity of individuals and their families.

Client Centred Care - We provide continuity and consistency of care that is accessible and responsive to a client's wishes, concerns and priorities. We also act as an advocate for the client's needs.

Empowerment - We empower our staff and volunteers to be leaders in the provision of compassionate care, support and companionship to our clients.

Education - We provide volunteer training, and opportunities to the public and health care professionals to further promote and raise awareness about hospice care.

Collaboration - We help foster a sense of cooperation and support among staff, volunteers, community members and partners.