The Hospice and Palliative Care Association of New York State (HPCANYS) is a not-for-profit organization representing hospice and palliative care programs, allied organizations and individuals that are interested in the development and growth of quality, comprehensive end-of-life services.
Founded in 1978 as the New York State Hospice Association, HPCANYS changed its name to Hospice and Palliative Care Association in 2000 to better reflect its role in fostering accessible, quality end-of-life care. The Association is headquartered in Albany, New York and serves members statewide.
Our Mission Statement:
To promote the availability and accessibility of quality hospice and palliative care for all persons in New York State confronted with life-limiting illness.