Join HPCO

Hospice Palliative Care Ontario offers membership for individuals who have in an interest in furthering HPCO purpose and to incorporated organizations that have as their primary purpose the provision of hospice palliative care.

Membership for Organizations

Incorporated entities that have as their primary purpose the provision of hospice palliative care may apply for membership. The organization must be actively delivering hospice palliative care services. Organizations not actively delivering hospice palliative care may become an affiliate of HPCO.  Membership benefits for organizations include:

  • Joint membership with the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA)
  • Access to interest groups and work groups of both HPCO and CHPCA
  • Opportunities to contribute to the development of health policy and position statements, and to support the ongoing development of the hospice palliative care movement in Ontario and Canada
  • Access to HPCO’s Accreditation Program for Visiting Hospice Services if applicable
  • HPCO’s bi-weekly newsletter to keep you informed of what is happening in the province
  • CHPCA’s AVISO newsletter and monthly updates about national issues
  • Discounts on registrations for staff and volunteers to attend the Annual HPCO Conference
  • Membership in EDLink for your organization’s Executive Director/Senior Staff Executive.
  • Discounts on CHPCA conference registrations and on merchandise offered in the CHPCA online marketplace
  • Discounts on HPCO publications
  • Access to HPCO’s affinity program with Dignity Memorial which provides funeral service discounts, a 24-Hour grief support line, and $2,500 Child/Grandchild Protection Certificate.
  • A 10% discount on membership fees to the GAIN Advantage Program for group buying and shared services.

Please download the Membership Application Package for Organizations for further details on benefits.

Annual fees for this category are as follows:

  • $250 (annual expenditure of less than $50,000)
  • $425 (annual expenditure of $50,000 – $100,000)
  • $650 (annual expenditure of $100,000 – $250,000)
  • $850 (annual expenditure of $250,000 – $1,000,000)
  • $1,600 (annual expenditure of $1,000,000 – $3,000,000)
  • $1,800 (annual expenditure of $3,000,000 – $5,000,000)
  • $2,500 (annual expenditure over $5,000,000)

Membership Application Package for Organizations

Membership for Individuals

Individual who have an interested in furthering Hospice Palliative Care Ontario’s purpose may apply for membership.  Membership benefits for individuals include:

  • Joint membership with CHPCA
  • A subscription to HPCO’s bi-weekly electronic newsletter and to CHPCA’s AVISO newsletter
  • Access to the members only area on the HPCO website (under development in 2012)
  • A discounted registration fee for the annual Ontario Hospice Palliative Care Conference and CHPCA conferences
  • Invitations to participate in interest groups
  • Discounted pricing for HPCO publications and discounted pricing on the CHPCA Marketplace
  • Consultation and engagement in the development of education, training, and standards
  • Opportunities to contribute to the development of health policy and position statements, and to support the ongoing development of the hospice palliative care movement in Ontario and Canada

The annual fee for this category is as follows:

  • $80

Downloadable Membership Application for Individuals