Senior man and woman in wheelchair in autumn nature.


Providing charitable, compassionate care to the community has been the cornerstone of the Visiting Nurse Service & Hospice of Suffolk mission since we were founded in 1952. The generosity of donors helps us fulfill our mission to provide quality healthcare to patients regardless of their income, illness, insurance or ability to pay. Please see below for the many opportunities for you to support VNSHS and help families in your own community facing a healthcare crisis.

Make a Donation Now


You may designate your gift to support Visiting Nurse Service & Hospice of Suffolk General Programs, hospice or Hospice House. Gifts may be made in memory of a loved one or in honor of a VNSHS employee, volunteer or Board Member.  All donations are tax-deductible to the extent of the law. You will receive a letter of acknowledgment for tax-purposes.

  • To make your donation by phone, contact Johana Rodriguez at 631.930.9311.
  • To make a donation by check, make check payable to VNSHS and mail to:
    505 Main Street
    Northport, NY 11768

If applicable, please indicate who your gift is In Memory of or In Honor of and what you designate your gift to support: VNSHS General Programs, Hospice or Hospice House. If you do not indicate what you would like to support, your gift will support VNSHS General Programs.

Other ways to donate

Matching Gift Gifts of stock or real estate Gifts through your will Gifts through your life insurance

Memorial Garden

Memorialize Your Loved Ones Name in Stone in the Hospice House Memorial Garden

The Hospice House Memorial Garden provides a lasting way to memorialize a loved one. Bricks, pavers and granite pavers are available for purchase and engraving according to the donor’s wishes. A Memorial Garden Dedication Ceremony for donors and their loved ones is held annually in September. Orders must be placed by June to be included in the ceremony.

To reserve your commemorative brick or paver, please complete the below form:

Engraving instructions will be requested from you at a later date

You can add the names for a loved one or special friend after you click the purchase button on the next page

You may also download, complete and mail the Memorial Garden Form to:
VNSHS 505 Main Street Northport, NY 11768



Whether you commit to a couple hours a week or a couple hours a year, Visiting Nurse Service & Hospice of Suffolk (VNSHS) provides rewarding opportunities for you to make a difference in the lives of patients and families facing a healthcare crisis. Some volunteers have specialized expertise, but most are people who want to serve our community and help their friends and neighbors. Some volunteers work with patients, while others help at the office, events or in the community. Volunteer opportunities are available 365 days a year.

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Special Events

Visiting Nurse Service & Hospice of Suffolk hosts several fundraisers to benefit Hospice House throughout the year.
Whatever your interest, VNSHS has an event for you!

Paws for a Cause has become a treasured tradition. Although we cannot be together for a parade as in the past, we hope this year’s event will bring a smile as it brings us together virtually!



1. Register online, by phone  at 631.261.7200 or by mailing a $25 check payable to VNSHS, 505 Main Street, Northport, NY 11768. Attn: Dog Walk. Sponsorships and tee signs are also available.

2. 100% of your $25.00 registration fee benefits Hospice House. All participants will be mailed a handmade dog bandana by Michele Miroff.

3. Walk your dog anytime, anywhere October 17 – 31, 2020.

4. Email a photo of your dog to Photo not required to participate. Photos of dogs in Halloween costumes are welcome!

5. On November 3rd, visit to view our Virtual Paws for a Cause Parade of photos submitted and to see if you won a gift card.

Please contact 631.930.9310 or with any questions.


Due to the overwhelming popularity of our big band swing dance benefit last year, we are excited to host another jazz event to benefit Hospice House.

Details coming soon!




Purchase Scenic Cards to Benefit Hospice House

Photography by Bonnie Gruber, VNSHS Volunteer Coordinator

8 cards (2 of each design) for $15 includes shipping and handing in the Continental U.S.

Cards will be mailed to you within 7-10 business days of your purchase


The Community Thrift Shop is temporarily close

Please call 631.930.9310 to learn about donating and volunteering  opportunities when we reopen in a new location.

Contact Us

Administration and Home Care Services

505 Main Street Northport, NY 11768

631.261.7200 631.261.1985
Hospice House and Respite 631.930.9399 631.261.5424
Hospice at Home 631.930.9335 631.261.5423


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