Courage Lives Here

Whether a life is measured in days, weeks or months, children deserve the opportunity to learn, develop, and grow.

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Who We Are

Children who struggle with life-limiting conditions serve as a powerful reminder of the sanctity of human life, and the importance of practicing compassion, generosity, gratitude and love.

Canuck Place Children’s Hospice is British Columbia’s recognized pediatric palliative care provider. Over 560 newborns, children and teens with life-threatening illnesses and their families receive care from Canuck Place through outreach programs and two hospice locations; Vancouver and Abbotsford. Services include clinical respite and family support, pain and symptom management, 24-hour phone consultation support and in-house clinical care, art and education, recreation therapy, grief and loss counselling and end-of-life care.