Dedicated to profoundly changing the way our community experiences serious illness and grief - one family at a time.

You, our supporters and volunteers, change the world!

Owned by the Community

1605 Homepage HCCThe HopeWest Hospice Care Center is truly a community endeavor - built by the community for the community. And because of philanthropy, no one will be turned away due to an inability to pay. Families can find joy that their loved one was able to spend their final days with friends, family and pets surrounding them. Learn more about the services we can provide to your loved one.

HopeWest team helps patients relive memories N’awlins Style


Willie Hernandez was feeling a little down one day. It’s understandable, given that it’s the middle of the winter in Grand Junction, where he and his wife live at Grand Villa Care Center. HopeWest staff brighten their day by creating a N’awlins Style Expereince right in their residence. Learn More.


Soul Summit: Teens Journey Through Grief

Soul Summit

Four teens, one volunteer and two HopeWest staff members braved the cloudy, rainy weather one weekend in August to attempt the steep climb up Mt. Handies – a mere 14,053 feet!

To some of you this climb might seem like second nature, but to others, it may seem like an insurmountable task. The latter was a feeling shared by a couple of the teens who were on the trip. Read More.

You help us be the very best at what we do...

We are dedicated to every patient and every family we serve. Your support is the “wind beneath our wings” that is being recognized by others. Our past two surveys from the Colorado Department of Health have been free of any deficiencies, meaning every one of the hospice regulations have been met. We were recently recognized by Deyta Analytics for our outstanding family satisfaction survey scores. You make us proud!


Christy Whitney, HopeWest President and CEO receives the RMHP Bruce Wilson Memorial Award

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HopeWest receives the highest honor for a hospice organization in Modern Healthcare Best Places to Work

Living with Cancer

Living with Cancer

People with a serious cancer diagnosis aren’t sure where to turn –family roles change, children are confused and daily routines are disrupted. The patient needs expert symptom management and the availability of medical care on the spot, no matter the time of day. Families need practical assistance and children need support to cope with this enormous family stress. Read More.

A little bit of your time goes a long way when volunteering at HopeWest


“Her eyes lit up when I asked her, ‘Do you want to go drag Main Street?’” Bonnie Ball tells amazing stories - some that will make you laugh, others that will make you cry, but each one of them will touch your heart.

When you think of volunteering at HopeWest, giving your time to provide compassion as Bonnie would say, you don’t imagine dragging Main Street, but that’s what makes Bonnie so unique. Read More.


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