for families facing terminal illness

Our care is provided thanks to the generosity of you our local community who raise the money we need to provide life changing services each year.

During the current outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) our priority is to protect our patients, their visitors, colleagues and volunteers from the spread of the infection. We would like to thank everyone for respecting the additional measures that we have introduced to keep our environment as clean as possible to protect us all. 

If you are planning on visiting our hospice or any of our patients within the community, please read the latest government advice regarding the recent Coronavirus outbreakFor more information visit:

Keep up to date with the latest news and guidance for visiting the hospice by checking the ‘Coronavirus updates’ page on our website. Please make sure you check this page before each visit to the hospice. 

Who are we?

We provide the best hospice care and support to families facing terminal illness in Kent. We're the only charity in the county who provides hospice care for people of all ages. Our care includes pain and symptom relief, palliative care, end of life care, respite, bereavement support and emotional and spiritual care. 

Our Children’s Hospice Care is provided in the comfort of the family home and spans across North and West Kent and the London Borough of Bexley. Adults living in Gravesham, Dartford and Swanley receive care in their place of choice; including their own home, at our hospice in Gravesend or a local care home.

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  • Wing Walk

    Location: Damyns Hall Aerodrome, Essex
    When: 01/01/2020

    Complete a truly unique experience, and take to the skies in support of families facing terminal illness. ...

  • Ride Local 2020

    Location: Anywhere
    When: 01/08/2020

    Join ellenor's first virtual cycling challenge; and cycle in support of families facing terminal illness. ...

  • Accumulator Challenge 2020

    Location: Anywhere
    When: 01/09/2020

    Do you think you're good at making money? Prove it by pitting your skills against other local business people in our Accumulator Challenge. ...

  • Virtual Twilight Walk 2020

    Location: Anywhere
    When: 12/09/2020

    It's the Twilight Walk you know and love, but with a difference - join ellenor for our first Virtual Twilight Walk! ...