formerly Southern Tier Hospice and Palliative Care


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  • "Our family would like to thank everyone involved in my husband's care. You helped us to fulfill his final wish and make his final journey from home. You are all amazing and special; you took great care of him as well as his family."

  • "Your caring staff is so valuable to families during critical times. Your support is very comforting and appreciated. We are truly grateful."

  • "We were blessed with the loving care you gave our Dad. The nurse was great and treated him like he was part of her family. We are forever grateful for all of you. Thank you."

  • "To the Hospice folks, words cannot express our thanks and appreciation for your tender touch and loving professionalism during our Dad's illness. We will always remember our nurse's expert skills and abilities as well as her personal touch. "

  • "We want to thank everyone who cared for our Mother. Everyone was so nice and caring and went over and beyond what we could have hoped for. Thank you all."


From media coverage to educational and fundraising events, we often have current news to share. You may refer to past news items, press releases, newsletters, and annual reports in our Publications section.

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Registration is now open for all of our 2018 Grief Calendar of Events!  From support groups to memorial workshops, book clubs and camp for kids, you are sure to find a grief support event or series to meet your needs.

Learn more about each event and register online by clicking on the picture or title of each event. 


Little hearts break too.  This event is meant for children ages 6-17 who have experienced a loss of a loved one.  Grief education and support is provided in a camp like setting, guaranteed to be both healing and fun! Lunch and snacks included. $15 per child. Register here

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In partnership with the 11th Annual Elmira Street Painting Festival, READY, SET, GLOW is the first family friendly night race of its kind in the Southern Tier! Featuring Glow Swag, Roof Top DJ, Inflatables, Pre/Post Parties with Live Music with Devon Franks, Black Light Tunnels, Social Share Photo Booth, and much more, you won't want to miss this event!When the sun sets on July 7, hundreds of runners will take to the streets of Elmira, along an architecturally stunning route, to light up the night for hospice! Presented by hilliard logo.png 

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Bring one of your loved one's favorite shirts to this pillow making workshop, and leave with a treasured memory of your special someone! 

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Our Grief Services Department has been working with our Garden of Fire partners at 171 Cedar Arts Center using ceramic art to teach coping skills to local youth.

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What if we told you that you could write your loved one's name in pure gold to keep his or her legacy alive forever on a public mosaic mural in partnership with Community Arts of Elmira? Stop by Wisne...

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Who's ready to do it again?

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