20 Years of Walking Groups
This year the Burnaby Hospice Society is celebrating 20 years of their bereavement walking groups. Countless number of people have had the opportunity to walk, talk and share their stories of grief with each other, finding a way forward to life without a loved one.

To join or for more information, please contact our bereavement coordinator at 604-419-6903.
Our Office is open by appointment.
REGULAR OFFICE HOURS:
Monday-Friday 9am-4pm

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Established in 1986, Burnaby Hospice Society is a volunteer-based organization dedicated to providing compassionate care to individuals and families during the end-of-life journey and to educating the community about dying and bereavement.

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Office Safety Procedures

Effective August 6, 2020, it is mandatory to wear a mask while visiting Burnaby Hospice Society at Pioneer Resource Centre. If you do not have one, one will be provided.

Am I allowed inside?

  • The front door will remain closed to the public; open by appointment only.
  • Anyone [clients, visitors, volunteers, staff] displaying symptoms [fever, cough, sore throat, running nose, shortness of breath, etc.] will not be allowed into the office.
  • Anyone who has travelled internationally in the last 14 days will not be allowed into the office.
  • Anyone who lives in the same household as someone displaying symptoms [fever, cough, sore throat, running nose, shortness of breath, etc.] or been exposed to a confirmed case of an infected person will not be allowed in the office for 14 days.

What can I expect when I arrive?

  • All individuals will have to sanitize their hands prior to entering; sanitizer will be provided near the 5th floor elevator.
  • All clients must wait outside or in the 1st floor elevator lobby until their appointment time; Clients will be asked to show up no earlier than 5 minutes prior to their appointment.
  • Counselling office will have a plexiglass shield, and the 6′ social distancing will remain in place during the session.
  • No shared food for group meetings; no cups or utensils provided; individuals must bring their own foods (including drinks) and/or utensils;
  • Everyone is required to participate in 6’ social distancing.

Is the office being cleaned?

  • Counselling office will be thoroughly cleaned after each client.
  • Elevators will be cleaned regularly.
  •  The Office will have increased and enhanced cleaning on a regular basis

"No one in Burnaby needs to go through the end-of-life journey alone."

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Volunteer With Us

We will always appreciate a helping hand.

Volunteer positions include Administrative Service, Thrift Store Positions, Special Event Helpers and Hospice Palliative Care Volunteers.

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