Established in 1979, Community Hospice of Northeast Florida is the first and only community-based, nonprofit hospice provider to serve residents of the First Coast. Each day, the organization helps approximately 1,100 patients and their families live better with advanced illness. Community Hospice has served more than 70,000 adults and children in Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau and St. Johns counties — at home, in long-term care and assisted living facilities, in hospitals and at its five inpatient care centers. No one is ever denied care due to an inability to pay. Community Hospice ensures patients' comfort by addressing their physical, emotional and spiritual needs through an interdisciplinary team of 800 hospice professionals and more than 650 volunteers. The organization also assists family caregivers through education, access to community resources, and bereavement support for at least 13 months after a loss.