The Canadian Virtual Hospice provides support and personalized information about advanced illness, palliative care, loss and grief, to people living with illness, family members, people working in healthcare, educators, and researchers. The Canadian Virtual Hospice is a division of the International Centre for Dignity and Palliative Care Inc., a registered charity.
Canadian Grief Alliance
Never in our lifetimes has Canada experienced the volume and complexity of grief as has resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic. The Canadian Grief Alliance - a coalition of national leaders in grief and bereavement - is urging the Government of Canada to bolster the country's grief services to meet the growing demand.
Learning Module: COVID-19 and grief
This module will help answer questions about how the COVID-19 global pandemic may be impacting our thoughts, feelings, and reactions, as well as our work within the healthcare system.
Learning Modules: Indigenous Cultural Safety Training - Advanced illness, palliative care and grief
In these modules, you will hear from Indigenous Peoples about their values, beliefs, and views about care, explore barriers to culturally safer care, and learn how to address these barriers in your role.
Resources for healthcare providers
Ask a professional
Our team of palliative care experts is ready to answer your questions about terminal illness, end-of-life care, loss and bereavement. You will receive a detailed, personal response in three working days. All questions and answers are confidential.
Two-Spirit and LGBTQ+ Online Resources
A collection of online resources to assist people who identify as 2SLGBTQ+ to access and receive inclusive, respectful care. This information is also helpful for allies, people working in healthcare and education and communities.
CaringTogether.life is a free platform designed to educate, support, and empower parents caring for a seriously ill child and those who are experiencing pregnancy or infant loss.