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VNSNY Hospice and Palliative Care

Get Started

Anyone—patient, family member, caregiver, or doctor—can make the initial call. Getting started with care is easy:

  • Call the VNSNY Hospice and Palliative Care Referral Center at 1-212-609-1900 anytime
    • We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
    • We can answer your questions and provide you with the information you need to get connected with care.
    • We respond to referrals for care immediately.
  • We will contact your doctor to confirm the need for hospice care. We will also verify insurance coverage. (Medicare, Medicaid, and most private insurance plans fully cover hospice care.)
  • We will work with you and your caregivers to organize and schedule care.
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