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Hospice of the Rock River Valley - Your Local Non-Profit Hospice


Coping with a terminal illness in your family is one of life's most challenging times, but you don't have to face the challenges alone. As an area advocate for quality hospice care, Hospice of the Rock River Valley has been providing expert end of life care for patients in the final months of life - and support for their families - for over 30 years. Putting the needs of our patients and their families first ... that is our commitment to you.


Our specialized services are focused on patient and family care and includes symptom management, emotional support, spiritual support and psychosocial services.


We provide a multi-disciplinary approach which includes your personal physician, nurses, aides, social workers, bereavement counselors, and volunteers who form a team to address and care for the patients' needs while focusing on improving the individuals quality of life.


Hospice services can be provided to patients in their own home, retirement center, long-term care facility or wherever the patient calls home.






HRRV Joins Kroger Community Rewards Program

If you shop at Kroger, you have a great opportunity to generate charitable donations for Hospice of the Rock River Valley based on your purchases - at no cost to you!

Find out how to register here !

Thrivent Financial Members

If you’re an eligible Thrivent Financial member and have Choice Dollars® available to direct, please consider us as your program of choice.

Learn how you can help direct Thrivent Choice Dollars® to Hospice of the Rock River Valley at or by calling 1-800-847-4836.



Can YOU help us build the hospice home?
Text HOSPICE to 91999 to donate

Hospice of the Rock River Valley plans to build a 14,000 square foot hospice home ....

Fall Volunteer Training

There’s no time like the present to add life to each day of a hospice patient.    Training begins September 27.


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The need for hospice care is growing in our communities. Hospice of the Rock River Valley invites qualified applicants to join our dedicated team of professionals in serving the needs of terminally ill patients and their families.


Licensed Social Worker.

This position provides direct casework and counseling services to our hospice clients as directed by their plan of care. The social worker completes psychosocial assessments, and develops a corresponding care plan as coordinated by the Interdisciplinary Team and Director of Nursing.

This positions reports to the Executive Director.


Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution of social work, Master’s Degree preferred. Current state license. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Experience in health care and clinical social work. Understanding of psychosocial factors operative in terminally ill patients and families. Competitive salary & benefits. EOE


Resumes may be sent to:

Emily Taylor, Executive Director

Hospice of the Rock River Valley

2600 N. Locust St., Suite B

Sterling, IL 61081

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Festival of Trees

The Festival of Trees is a weeklong holiday fundraising event for Hospice of the Rock River Valley, featuring decorated trees and other holiday decor up for auction; a Festival Store filled with gifts ready for you to give to that family member or friend, along with a large selection of baked goods; a Gala Evening of dining with friends and supporters of hospice and silent and live auctions, including a dessert auction; a Design & Dessert Show showcasing trends in Christmas and holiday decorating as well as offering a variety of desserts and beverages during the evening; a Holiday Quartermania auction; raffles; entertainment and more.


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Please give what you can and help us make a difference for families in our communities.

Festival Of Trees
The Hospice of the Rock River Valley's Festival of Trees has become a holiday tradition. Stay up to date on the event on here.
Contact Details:
(815) 625-3858
Fax (815) 625-6152
2600 N. Locust St., Suite B
Sterling, IL 61081
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