LIHHS Services

Services we can provide

Light housekeeping, meal prep, help with paying bills, errands, transport to on-island appointments, grocery shopping, light gardening, lawn  mowing, wood stacking, respite care, social visits, reading out loud, trash and recycle pickup, and other help as needed.  Please call Case Manager Jess Ingman for more information, 360-762-5358.

Grief and Loss Support

If you are dealing with a significant loss in your life, you are not alone.  Lopez Island Hospice & Home Support provides one-on-one grief support to the community without charge.  If you are interested, please call the office at 360-468-4446, or email

Cancer Support

If you are interested in cancer support, please contact the office at 468-4446.  Individual counseling is available.

Durable Medical Equipment

Lopez Island Hospice & Home Support has a wide variety of medical equipment residents can borrow in times of need.  Items include wheelchairs, walkers, canes, crutches, commodes, and toilet seat risers.  There is no charge for this service.  If you need something, please call  Tom Ruggles at 468-3266, or Tara Dalton at 468-3875.


Lopez Island Hospice & Home Support sends out two newsletters each year.  Filled with stories, caregiving tips, information, and encouragement, the newsletter is one way we can "get the word out" to the Lopez Island Community and beyond.  If you have not received your newsletter and would like to be on our mailing list, please call 360-468-4446 or email


Lopez Island Hospice & Home Support maintains a library of books that can be checked out at no charge.  Topics include caregiving, cancer, death and dying, spirituality, and dementia.  Please come to the office during business hours.  

Direct Care Volunteers

Our direct care volunteers receive 32 hours of training which covers the important issues and information necessary to be considered a qualified one on one, supportive volunteers.  Training also includes how to best support clients in different medical and emotional situations.  Direct care support provides respite for family or paid caregivers, and friendly visits for socialization, reassurance, and active listening.  Assistance with correspondence and bill paying, personal care, and meal preparation are also included in the support we provide. 

Associate Care Volunteers

Associate care volunteers receive an hour-long training, familiarizing them with our organization and what we do.  Associate volunteers provide practical support for our clients such as transportation to on-island appointments, gardening, light housekeeping, and meal preparation.  Associate care volunteers also provide administrative support and help out with our fundraising efforts. 

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Important Contact Numbers

In case of emergency dial 911
From cell phone: (360) 378-4141
For non-emergency: (360) 378-4151


Office Hours:

10am to noon and 1pm to 3pm

Monday - Thursday

Office at 178 Weeks Road  

Contact Us

(360) 468-4446

PO Box 747
Lopez Island, WA 98261

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