A statewide leader founded in 1980, the Pennsylvania Hospice and Palliative Care Network (PHPCN)  is a non profit, 501(c)(3) committed to promoting and enhancing palliative and end-of-life care in the Commonwealth, through education, advocacy, technical and supportive services. Our mission, to promote excellence in palliative and end of life care and our vision; for patients, families and communities will expect, identify and receive excellent palliative and end of life care from quality hospice programs.


Palliative Care   is care that focuses on improving the quality of life of people with serious illnesses. Watch the video below to see what palliative care can do for you:

Palliative Care: YOU Are a Bridge

Hospice Care

Hospice Care   is individualized end-of-life care to enhance quality of life for people who are coping with any life limiting illness. With hospice,a team of specialized health professional, skilled in pain and symptom management, provide comfort and care to patients, their families and caregivers.


Pediatric Palliative Care
is specialized medical care for children with serious illnesses. Visit Pediatric Palliative Care  for more information.


Pennsylvania Hospice and Palliative Care Network partners with National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and the Department of Veterans Affairs in a program called, 
We Honor Veterans and participates through the Hospice Veterans Partnership(HVP).

Find care in your community

Locate palliative and hospice care services in your community through PHPCN's Find a Provider.  Supportive services can be found through PHPCN's Bereavement Locator.  Looking for opportunities to volunteer, speakers for your community event, please use our Find a Provider .