“There’s no place like home.” It’s not just a saying, it’s a fact when it comes to your health. You’re likely to do better recovering from an illness or injury in your home than in a hospital. Likewise, people at the end of life are more comfortable at home, surrounded by familiar faces and surroundings.

At Cooley Dickinson VNA & Hospice, we’re here to help you manage whatever challenges you face. For those facing short-term illness or injury, that can mean the specialized assistance of a nurse or physical therapist. For those facing terminal illnesses, that can mean the emotional, physical and spiritual support of everyone from medical experts to therapeutic musicians.

A trained team, ready to come to you

We’re fortunate to have more than 100 employees on our hard-working team who are all focused on home-based care. These compassionate, talented professionals made more than 62,000 visits to patients in the last year, providing care and assistance to nearly 2,700 home care patients, seven days a week, throughout Hampshire County and parts of Berkshire, Franklin, and Hampden Counties.

Our team’s experts include:

  • Nurses
  • Physical, occupational and speech therapists
  • Social workers
  • Home health aides
  • Grief and Spiritual counselors
  • Volunteers

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Let’s talk about your situation

We know you have questions. We’re here to answer them – and help you arrive at a plan that makes sense for you and your loved ones. We welcome you to contact us by phone at 413-584-1060 or 413-582-6477 (for referrals). You may want to make an appointment to meet with us for a personal consultation. We look forward to talking with you.

A history of support

A non-profit, community health organization, the Cooley Dickinson VNA & Hospice has provided high-quality care for the area’s residents since 1906. Since 1967, the VNA has evolved and expanded its commitment to home-based care, beginning as the Northampton Visiting Nurse Association and eventually growing to include:

  • VNA Plus of Western Massachusetts
  • Hampshire County Home Care Services
  • Easthampton VNA
  • Hampshire County VNA
  • Hospice of Hampshire County
  • VNA/Hospice Alliance

Our name has changed a few times, but what remains unchanged is our commitment to providing compassionate care in your home.

We Honor Veterans Partner

Cooley Dickinson VNA & Hospice is proud to have achieved We Honor Veterans Partner Level 4.

We Honor Veterans is a program sponsored by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) and the Department of Veterans Affairs, with the aim to increase access to quality end of life services for Veterans.

“We Honor Veterans empowers Hospices and other organizations to meet the unique needs of America’s Veterans and their families by offering guidance and resources focused on respectful inquiry, compassionate listening, and grateful acknowledgment so that Veterans can be guided toward a more peaceful ending.”

In achieving Level 4, our Hospice Team now has the tools to more fully support the specific experience of Veterans at the end of life.

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Cooley Dickinson VNA & Hospice

CONTACT 413-584-1060

Location & Directions 30 Locust Street
Northampton, MA, 01060
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Hospice Shop

CONTACT 413-586-0193

Location & Directions 18 Bridge Street
Northampton, MA 01060
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Cooley Dickinson VNA & Hospice is largely supported by community donations and benefits tremendously from the generosity of thoughtful contributors in the Pioneer Valley region. Donate to Cooley Dickinson VNA & Hospice and make sure our services are available to all.

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