Pacific Rim Hospice Society is a registered Canadian charity operating
Pacific Rim provides compassionate care, support and counselling for
individuals across the lifespan and their families facing life-threatening
illness, injury, death and bereavement.
The Pacific Rim Hospice Society serves the west coast of Vancouver Island,
covering a large geographic area- 349,947 hectares of land with
approximately 6,500 residents (Stats: Clayoquot Biosphere Trust) in five First
Nation’s covering seven different communities, two municipalities and
one regional district.
Three of the larger First Nation’s communities are
accessible only via boat or seaplane.
Services provided in the following communities:
Hitacu - Yuulu?il?ath First Nation
Ty-Histanis- Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation
Esowista - Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation
Opitsaht- Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation
Macoah – Toquaht First Nation
Hot Springs Cove- Hesquiaht First Nation
Ahousaht – Ahousaht First Nation
Area C – Alberni Clayoquot Regional District
Pacific Rim Hospice Society is overseen by a board of directors - currently
there are six board members who meet approximately every six weeks.
PRHS has several part time staff/contractors:
Tarni Jacobsen - Executive Director
Therese Bouchard - Director of Client Services
Signy Cohen - Facilitator
Tara Souch - Child/Youth Clinical Counsellor
Panagiota Thymaras-Petch - Senior's Outreach Coordinator
Vera Webb - Book Keeper