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Palliative Care Resources for Patients and Families

Canadian Virtual Hospice
A source of information and support for family and friends of individuals with life-limiting illnesses.  

Hospice Yukon Society
Hospice enhances quality of life through skilled and compassionate end-of-life care, education, advocacy and bereavement support to individuals and their families.
409 Jarvis St., Whitehorse, YT
(867) 667-7429

Compassionate Care Benefits
The Compassionate Care Benefit is available through Employmnet Insurance for family members of individuals who are terminally ill.

The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
CHPCA is the national voice for hospice palliative care in Canada. Advancing and advocating for quality end-of-life/hospice palliative care in Canada, its work includes public policy, public education and awareness.  

Living Lessons 
A national initiative providing resources for patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals involved with end-of-life care in Canada.

Palliative care info-sheet for seniors
(Public Health Agency of Canada)

First Nations Resources
Caring for the Terminally Ill: Honouring the Choices of the People, is designed to support Aboriginal people and their caregivers in rural and remote communities living with life-threatening illness.

Victoria Hospice Society
Information for caregivers on end-of-life care, including pamphlets and educational opportunities.

Yukon Advance Directive
A legal tool designed to help you appoint a proxy and record your health care wishes should you become incapable expressing them.

Palliative Care Program

Phone: 867-456-6807
Toll free (in Yukon): 1-800-661-0408 ext. 6807
Location: 109 Copper Road

Mailing Address:
Palliative Care Program
Government of Yukon
Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon
Y1A 2C6