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Hope and Healing Through Connection

DHH is a dynamic non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing quality of life through the provision of non-medical support for those affected by or caring for an individual with a life-threatening illness, as well as bereavement support.


PalCare has been a beacon of education in York Region and beyond for over 35 years, dedicated to training allied health professionals, Personal Support Workers (PSWs), and volunteers. Each year, PalCare educates approximately 2,000 individuals through various comprehensive programs and partnerships with esteemed institutions such as Seneca Polytechnic, Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO), Community & Home Assistance to Seniors (CHATS), LOFT Community Services, and other notable agencies.

Training Programs

In-Person and Virtual Learning: PalCare offers flexible learning options, including both in-person and Zoom-based training sessions to accommodate the diverse needs of participants.

Workshops: Our workshops cover essential topics such as:

Grief and Bereavement: Understanding and supporting individuals through loss.
Cultural Humility: Promoting respectful and effective interaction with people from diverse backgrounds.
End of Life Practices: Comprehensive approaches to end-of-life care, ensuring dignity and compassion.
Staff Education: Monthly staff education sessions are provided to ensure continuous professional development and up-to-date knowledge in palliative care practices, as well as Self care

Certificate Program: We offer an 8-week “Introduction to Palliative Care” certificated training program, designed to equip participants with foundational knowledge and skills in palliative care, in line with Hospice Palliative Care Ontario(HPCO) training standards

Partnerships and Collaborations

PalCare’s commitment to excellence in education is reflected through our collaborative teaching partnerships with (but not limited to):

Seneca Polytechnic: Providing integrated learning experiences for students.
Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO): Enhancing nursing education and practice.
Community & Home Assistance to Seniors (CHATS): Supporting PSW Training for senior care and well-being.
LOFT Community Services: Fostering comprehensive care for vulnerable populations.

Contact and Additional Information
For more information on our programs, upcoming workshops, or to register for our courses, please visit our website at


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Art Therapy Program

Art Therapy is a different approach to traditional talk therapy, where participants can use the art process to express thoughts and feelings they may not know how to otherwise express.