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Home Health Care & Hospice

Children's Hospice International (CHI)
901 North Pitt Street, Suite 230
Alexandria, VA  22314
(703) 684-0330
(800) 24-Child (242-4453)
E-mail:  info@chionline.org
Website: www.chionline.org

CHI is a nonprofit organization that provides a network of support and care for children with life-threatening conditions and their families through the use of medical, psychological, social and spiritual expertise. CHI also offers a free comprehensive resource guide.    

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Hospice Education Institute
3 Unity Square
P.O. Box 98
Machiasport, ME 04655-0098
(207) 255-8800
(800) 331-1620
E-mail: info@hospiceworld.org
Website: www.hospiceworld.org

Hospice Education Institute provides information on hospices and palliative care, bereavement support services and referral to local hospices and palliative care units.  

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National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization
1700 Diagonal Road, Suite 625
Alexandria, VA  22314
(703) 837-1500
(800) 658-8898 (helpline)
E-mail:  nhpco_info@nhpco.org , caringinfo@nhpco.org  
Website: www.nhpco.org

NHPCO serves to broaden understanding of hospice through research and education.  This organization provides referrals for people looking for hospice in their area, and distributes several free brochures on hospice and bereavement.   

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Visiting Nurse Association of America
99 Summer St., Suite 1700
Boston, MA 02110
(617) 737-3200
(888) 866-8773
E-mail: vnaa@vnaa.org
Website: www.vnaa.org

A national toll-free referral line provides callers with information about the nearest Visiting Nurse Association in their area.  The Association's services include general nursing, physical, occupational and speech therapy, medical and social services, case management, personal care, high-tech therapies, adult day care, parent aid, care for the dying, nutritional counseling, friendly visit services and Meals on Wheels.

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