Hospice East Bay provides compassionate end-of-life care to terminally ill patients, while offering emotional, spiritual, and grief support for the entire family. As a not-for-profit organization, we accept all medically qualified patients, regardless of their insurance status or ability to pay. We also offer free bereavement services to the entire community. Since 1977, we have served over 23,000 patients and their families. The year 2017 marks our 40th Anniversary!
Hospice East Bay is committed to providing the hospice and palliative care services that support and comfort people and their loved ones through the final stages of life.
To strengthen our role as a community leader in quality hospice, palliative care, and grief support; to build an environment of collaboration, celebration, opportunity and growth, allowing us to embrace the changes that our patients experience.
Our most recent Annual Report is available download as a pdf.
Licensing and Certification:
- California-licensed hospice agency
- California-licensed to operate a hospice facility (Bruns House)
- Medicare-and Medi-Cal-certified for hospice care
- Not-for-profit organization 501(c)(3)
- Accredited by the Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP)
The Community Health Accreditation Program, Inc. (CHAP) has granted a 3-year accreditation to Hospice East Bay for achieving the CHAP Standards of Excellence. The CHAP accreditation process considers management, quality, client outcomes, adequate resources and long term viability. CHAP Accreditation publicly certifies that an organization has voluntarily met the highest standards of excellence for home and/or community based health care.
Hospice East Bay is a member of the following professional organizations:
- National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)
- California Association for Health Services at Home
- Quality-of-Life Coalition - Contra Costa County
- Social Health and Resource Exchange (SHARE)
- East Bay Leadership Council
Hospice East Bay is not affiliated with any other hospice program. For more information on hospice programs in the San Francisco Bay area or the United States, go to the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization website at http://www.nhpco.org.
East Bay Integrated Care, Inc. (EBIC) does business as Hospice East Bay, Bruns House, Palliative Care of the East Bay, and Hospice Thrift Shoppes. Patient services are provided without regard to race, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, communicable disease, or place of national origin.