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Hospice Care in Willmar and West Central Minnesota

We understand how important it is for a hospice patient to live with comfort and dignity. Through skilled nursing care, counseling, support and education, we help patients and families live each day with meaning and purpose.

To learn more or arrange a visit with the Willmar hospice team, call 800-336-7423.

Why Choose CentraCare Hospice Care?

Our Hospice team provides compassionate care that focuses on the patient and family throughout their journey. Care is provided across West Central Minnesota wherever our patients call home—whether that be their own home, a loved one's home or nursing home.

We support our patients and their loved ones with a variety of services, including:

  • Pain and symptom management
  • Palliative care
  • Support and respite for caregivers
  • Education
  • Complementary therapies and special programs including music, healing touch, massage therapy, pet therapy and the Sentimental Journey program, which allows patients that require medical assistance to travel the opportunity to have that last wish come true, whether that be a ride through farm country or a journey to a visit special loved one.
  • Partnership with We Honor Veterans [LINK] that ensures that we care for veterans in a manner that's appropriate and customized.
  • Free grief and bereavement follow-up for 13 months following the death of a loved one
    • Camp G.K. Bear for Children
    • Share A Memory – Tree Lighting Ceremony
    • Bereavement Volunteer Training
    • Service of Remembrance
    • Resource Library
    • Speaker's Bureau

Hospice nurses that are just a phone call away 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week. (If you are a hospice patient seeking after-hours care, please call 800-336-7423.)

Communities Served

CentraCare Hospice provides care to patients in the West Central Minnesota counties of Big Stone, Chippewa, Grant, Kandiyohi, Lac Qui Parle, Lyon, Meeker, Pope, Stearns, Stevens, Swift, Roberts County (SD), Redwood, Renville, Travers and Yellow Medicine, including the following communities:

  • Appleton
  • Benson
  • Clara City
  • Dawson
  • Granite Falls
  • Graceville
  • Ortonville
  • Montevideo
  • Morris
  • New London
  • Paynesville
  • Olivia
  • Willmar

Supporting Hospice

Many of the special services provided by Hospice are possible because of community support. Memorials and donations of any amount are greatly appreciated and can be made by calling 320-235-4543, ext. 49772 or by mail to:

CentraCare Foundation
301 Becker Avenue SW
Willmar, MN 56201

volunteerBecome a Hospice Volunteer

Volunteers are an important part of the care provided by Hospice. They can bring joy and comfort to patients and their families during the last stages of life.

Learn more about becoming a hospice volunteer.

If you are inspired to give back, talk to a volunteer specialist today! We will help you find the right opportunity.

If you're interested in becoming a volunteer in one of the communities listed above, please call 320-231-4433.

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