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Hospice of Pamlico County is a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) provider of end-of-life care and support services for patients, their families and caregivers. Patients of any age who are facing a life-limiting illness may qualify for specialized medical, emotional and spiritual care through our services. Our Hospice team will come to you, wherever you call home. Under the direction of a primary physician, our team develops a comprehensive plan to best provide comfort and emotional support to patients and their families. In addition to scheduled visits, our local staff is on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

Hospice care is for patients with a life-limiting illness. When a doctor determines a life expectancy of six months or less, a patient or family member may request hospice care.  There is no absolute criteria to qualify for hospice care. Examples of illnesses clients face are cancer, heart, lung, liver, kidney, Parkinson's disease, or end-stage Alzheimer's. Services are not limited to these illnesses.


If you or a loved one require our services, please call 252-745-5171, or email

Mission Statement

Hospice of Pamlico County will strive; by working with community members, various groups and volunteers, by utilizing its resources efficiently and effectively, to help Pamlico County meet current and emerging human care needs in our area.


The mission is accomplished by providing the support and care for persons in the last stages of disease so they can live as fully and comfortably as possible in their last days. It is through these personalized services and a caring community, that persons and families can attain the necessary preparations for a death satisfactory to them. 

The hospice bereavement program completes the hospice mission by providing support, strength and ability for the caregiver's family to return to function in their normal activities at home, work and community after the death of a loved one.

Hospice services are provided to terminally ill patients who quality for hospice services. Costs of hospice services are funded by Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance and private pay, according to patient's qualifications. No patient will be refused hospice services due to inability to pay for the care.

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