How to Start a Community Hospice Group


A Resource Guide for Community Development of Palliative and End-of-Life Care within Alberta has been developed to help communities create their own local palliative and end-of-life community services and supports. It was developed in response to numerous requests AHS received from communities across Alberta for palliative and end-of-life care information.

All links listed in the Resource Guide are current as of January 15, 2017. If you come across any broken or missing links, or have suggestions for additional resources please email The Resource Guide will be updated on a quarterly basis starting in April 2017 and is available online at:

The development of the Resource Guide was facilitated by representatives from Alberta Health, Alberta Health Services, Palliative Physicians, Alberta Hospice Palliative Care Association, Alberta Universities, Indigenous Health, various Hospice Societies and PEOLC Organizations within Alberta as well as multiple consulted stakeholders.

Feel free to share the resource guide with your operational / strategic teams and community associations and society groups as appropriate.