• Corner of 165 Madison Avenue and 2 Prospect Street | PO Box 658 | Skowhegan, Maine 04976
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Programs

TRIAD

We work with the law enforcement agencies in the area that we cover. This is a joint effort that meets once per month and provides resources to the seniors living in our community. The goals for this program are to reduce crimes against the elderly, and to reduce the unwarranted fear of crime that seniors […]

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Vet to Vet Companion

This program pairs military veteran patients with veteran volunteers. We work with veterans to raise awareness and enlist fellow veterans for the physical and mental needs of service members. As a proud partner in the We Honor Veterans program, Hospice Volunteers of Somerset County is committed to providing the highest quality care to our nation’s […]

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Vigil Companion

We assist in supporting patients during their final hours of the actively dying stage. The goal is that no one dies alone. Volunteers help in creating peaceful surroundings, sharing in silence with the patient and family. We offer a calm and peaceful presence, or possibly being an active listener if that is what is needed. […]

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Teens Make the Difference

Teens are the youth of tomorrow, a valuable resource and contribute to the community. In this program the teens will have the opportunity to earn community service credit, as well as experience what it is like to make the difference in someone’s life. This program is to empower teens with leadership and communication skills and […]

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Friendly Companion

We serve clients that are on medical hospice, with that client they generally have been diagnosed with six months or less to live. When we get a referral we match one of our volunteers with that client for the duration of time. We provide outstanding support, compassion, and respite to the client and the family […]

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Life Limiting Condition

Someone that does not have a hospice diagnosis, and they are living with or have a condition that limits their day to day activities. We will also strive to help the individual to improve their life within that life-limiting condition and provide them with the resources that are needed for them to keep moving forward […]

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Central Maine Area on Grieving

To provide support that encourages the safe expression of grief and loss and fosters each individual’s resilience and emotional well-being. It reaches individuals from diverse backgrounds, and works with grieving families, adults, teens, and children through peer support, outreach, and education. We will offer several different types of support groups based off of the needs […]

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Notes from the Community

“The passing of our father was so much easier with the supportive services we received from hospice. Whenever and whatever was needed (such as a hospital bed, pain management, Dad’s comfort) was only a phone call away. Hospice made sure we understood the dying process as well as the difficult period of bereavement following his […]

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Community Education

The Hospice Volunteers of Somerset County statement emphasizes the education that is entrenched throughout the HVSC culture; not only internal education, but education to our community. HVSC is striving to be a leader in providing quality life-limiting care. HVSC believes in providing education to patients, families, and communities we serve. HVSC has provided, at no […]

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Support Groups

Any change in life often brings a feeling of loss and grief. Grief support groups are for anyone who has had a loss; the groups are led by trained facilitators who may help people through the grieving process and in finding their “new normal”. We encourage tears, validate emotions, and we listen. All groups are […]

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