Hospice / Palliative Care

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
8735 West Higgins Road, Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60631

847.375.6475 (fax)
Email: info@aahpm.org

A physicians’ credentialing organization that has as its ultimate purpose improvement in the care of patients with life-threatening or serious conditions through the advancement of hospice and palliative medicine.

CancerCare Inc.
275 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY  10001
800.813.HOPE (4673)
E-mail: info@cancercare.org

CancerCare is a national non-profit organization that provides free, professional support services for anyone affected by cancer.

Hospice Education Institute
3 Unity Square
Machiasport, ME 04655-0098
800.331.1620 (HOSPICELINK)
207.255.8008 (fax)
Email: info@hospiceworld.org

The Hospice Education Institute provides information and education about hospice and palliative care, and referrals to local hospices nationwide.

JourneyCare (Formerly Hospice and Palliative Care of Northeastern Illinois)
405 Lake Zurich Road
Barrington, IL  60010
847.381.8042 (fax)
800.425.4444 (toll-free)

The organization helps patients realize their quality of life and end-of-life goals through pain and symptom management, compassionate care, cutting-edge therapies and a full range of social services for both patients and their loved ones.

Midwest Palliative & Hospice Care Center
2050 Claire Court
Glenview, IL 60025
800.331.5484 (toll-free)
847.866.6023 (fax)
Email: careinfo@carecenter.org

The organization is committed to offering a safety net of services that improve physical and emotional well-being and meet the spiritual needs of people of all ages, and providing information for direct access to hospice and palliative care in the local (Chicago) area.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization           
1731 King Street, Suite 100
Alexandria, VA  22314
703.837.1233 (fax)
800.646.6460 (Member Service Center)
800.658.8898 (Help Line)

NHPCO is the largest nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in the US.  It is committed to improving end of life care and expanding access to hospice care with the goal of profoundly enhancing quality of life for those people and their loved ones.

National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC)
228 Seventh Street, SE
Washington, DC  20003
202.547.3540 (fax)
888. HOMECARE (toll-free)
Email: webmaster@nahc.org

NAHC is a trade association representing the interests and concerns of the nation’s home care agencies, hospices, and home care aide organization and medical equipment suppliers.

Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care
1550 Bishop Court
Mount Prospect, IL 60056

847.294.9613 (fax)
Email: info@rainbowhospice.org

This organization serves residents of Cook, Lake, McHenry, Kane, DuPage and Will counties in Illinois.