A hospice for the homeless


PORT the Palliative Outreach Resource Team provides support to those who wouldn’t otherwise receive any.

“There was no specialized team to reach out and just hold his hand and offer services if he wanted them. So that’s what really hit me: That we needed to start reaching out and getting some services to these people…”

Read the article: A hospice for the homeless

Source: Times Colonist

Author: Amy Smart

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