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Residential Hospice

Organization Address:

1431 Opus Place Suite 310
Downers Grove 60515

The facilities students will be visiting are in the DuPage county area.

Name and Position of Contact Person:

Christine K. Volunteer and Bereavement Coordinator

Phone Number:

(630) 219-1716

Email Address: 

Website Address:

Days/Hours Available for Service Learners:

Monday- Sunday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Description of Organization:

Residential Hospice provides a team of specially-trained professionals and volunteers to provide care, comfort, support and dignity to patients and families when their illness no longer responds to cure-oriented treatments. Residential Hospice's objective is caring, not curing, helping patients and their families focus their energy on the things that matter most.

Description of Service Learner Role:

Service Learner's play an important role at Residential Hospice, providing a wide range of support services that make a world of difference for patients and caregivers. There are many ways one can get involved throughout the course of care, including companionship, creative expression, a supportive presence, and bereavement support

Organization Requirements:

  • Orientation
  • TB Test
  • Background Check
  • Physical
  • Finder Printing 

Number of Placements Available:

 10-15 per semester


Contact Information

Career Services
Student Services Center (SSC) Room 3258
(630) 942-2230
Fax: (630) 942-4596

Regular Hours:
Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL, 60137

(630) 942-2800 (Main)

(630) 942-3000 (Student Services)

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