Celebrating 35 Years
The Heart of the Community
Formed in 1982 as a volunteer hospice only caring for one patient with two employees, HKV has grown to over 80 employees serving nearly 1000 patients per year.
Ease: Tailored for You
Complementary Therapies
Massage. Music. Furry friends. Respiratory therapy. Although not required, complementary therapies are options provided in order to enhance the care you receive.
Care for Your Community
Originally organized as a volunteer hospice, we still recognize the impact our volunteers have as a vital part of our team. If you have a heart for our community, you would be an excellent addition to the HKV team.
These Faces Are Family
It’s the motivation behind everything we do: you and your loved ones. Read here to learn more about lives enhanced, the love of family strengthened, and the difference hospice care can make.
Care Safely at Home
Our Services
We can help your loved ones get the care they need, safely at home, for serious illnesses like: COPD, heart disease, cancer, dementia, kidney and liver disease.

Who We Are

Since 1982, Hospice of Kankakee Valley has been the area's only not-for-profit community-supported hospice. HKV is dedicated to providing compassionate physical, emotional, spiritual, and social support to terminally ill individuals and their families.

We provide excellence in hospice and palliative care through traditional programs and services, as well as, complementary therapies including music therapy, massage therapy, and pet programs.

Originally organized as a volunteer-only hospice, we now have over 80 paid staff members and over 100 volunteers.

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