Canuck Place Children’s Hospice provides innovative, holistic clinical care with compassion through our hospices, in hospitals and communities in BC and the Yukon.
We provide respite, family support, pain and symptom management, end-of-life care and bereavement services to newborns, children, youth and their families living with progressive life-threatening conditions.
About Canuck Place Children's Hospice
Canuck Place Children’s Hospice is British Columbia’s pediatric palliative care provider. Over 715 children living with life-threatening illnesses and families receive care from CPCH through outreach programs and two provincial hospice locations: Vancouver and Abbotsford. Services include medical respite and family support, pain and symptom management, 24-hour phone consultation support and in-house clinical care, music, art and recreation therapy, education, grief and loss counselling and end-of-life care. Through the investment of the community, our talented team, and over 300 energetic volunteers we make a lasting difference in the lives of children and the families who love them. www.canuckplace.org
What People Are Saying
"Recreation therapy allows kids to be kids, and families to be a family. It allows them to take risks, be challenged,and attain goals that they thought were unreachable."
— Gillian, Canuck Place Recreation Therapist, Read More
"They know how to support you. Canuck Place isn't a luxury. It's a necessity."
— Tiina, Canuck Place Mom, Read More
"We have learned that we need to make the most of our time with Heston, and Canuck Place gives us an opportunity to go somewhere with our whole family, where he can be included."
— Kerena, Canuck Place Mom, Read More
"Canuck Place is the kind of place that allows families to get together to heal, to love, to remember, and to find joy. It's an important part of our society to offer that."
— Merideth, Canuck Place Supporter, Read More