Providing Compassionate, professional care to terminally ill patients and their families since 1982.
We are a not-for-profit corporation, state licensed and Medicare/Medicaid certified. Because of our excellent reputation for care and service, we have served over 25,000 patients since 1982. We serve patients in greater Will, Grundy, and Kendall counties along with parts of Cook, DuPage and Kankakee counties.
The mission of Joliet Area Community Hospice is to provide comprehensive, holistic, community based support services and care for terminally ill persons, their caregivers, and loved ones without regard to economic status; to enable the dying person to live peacefully, in comfort, and with dignity to the last moment of life.
Why Choose Us? What makes Us Different?
Joliet Area Community Hospice is the only non-profit community-based, Medicare-certified hospice serving Will,Grundy, Kendall, and portions of Cook, Dupage, Kankakee Counties. Service Area Map
Because of the community support, Joliet Area Community Hospice was able to build the first Hospice Home in the State of Illinois, bringing cutting edge hospice care to our area. The staff at Joliet Area Community Hospice go above and beyond the call of duty to meet the needs of both patient and family as they face the end of life looking at not only the physical and psychological needs, but also the environmental, social, spiritual, and emotional needs.
Save The Date !
2014 Annual Dinner Meeting
Mark your calendar for the Joliet Area Community Hospice 2014 Annual Dinner Meeting to be held Monday, April 28, 2014 at the Renaissance Center, 214 North Ottawa Street, Joliet. All are invited to attend this JACH friend and fund raiser celebrating the 10th anniversary of opening the first free-standing Hospice Home in the State of Illinois. Retired JACH CEO, Duane Krieger, will be honored at the dinner along with former local businessman and JACH Board member/ Hospice Home Facilities Planning Committee Chair, the late James “Jim” Markelz (posthumous). Their leadership, dedication and hard work supported by a dynamic campaign committee, two Boards of Directors, and the generous outpouring of community support brought to fruition the dream of a Hospice Home in Joliet. Tickets for the 2014 Annual Dinner Meeting are $50 each; tables of eight $400. We are currently seeking sponsorship's, silent auction/raffle items and table captains. Click here or call the Development Office at 815-531-3553 for more information. Online registration for the event will begin March 1st.
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The Joliet Franciscan Heritage Award for 2013
Annual Appeal 2014
Each day Joliet Area Community Hospice (JACH) journeys with patients and families facing serious illness and end-of-life issues. Gifts to JACH support our beautiful Hospice Home and help provide over $500,000 a year in charity care, community bereavement and pediatric hospice services. With donations received of just under $50,000, we are halfway to our 2014 Appeal goal! Thank you to all who have donated and to those who may do so in the future. Click here to make a donation today.
2014 Annual Dinner Sponsors