We will work to build a community where death is no longer hidden or whispered about; where people know what to say and do to be supportive; where residents can die with dignity; and family and friends can grieve well.
United we Make a Difference
This short video illustrates the essence of our Values, Mission, and Vision and inspired the incorporation of the New West Hospice Society.
Conversations on death, dying top of mind through New West Hospice Society event
Originally Published in the New West Anchor When Michael Scales
New West Hospice Society wants to normalize conversations about death, dying, grief
Originally published in the New West Record The New West
Compassionate Café fundraiser was a great success!
Our very first Compassionate Café fundraiser was a great success!
We’re Steel & Oak’s charity of choice from now until the end of March
Our friends at Steel & Oak have chosen us for
Do you enjoy talking with people and helping where you can? Have you ever thought about volunteering to support people at end of life? If this is something that is of interest to you, find out more here.
What we believe in
The overarching mission of the NWHS is to provide services and to facilitate processes for those in New Westminster experiencing end-of-life and bereavement.
We envision a city in which dying, death and bereavement are normalized and where community bonds enable each other to live to their fullest in their communities during illness and dying, and through bereavement.