The Jack Byrne Center for Palliative & Hospice Care opened in 2017 to help our community members with life-limiting illness. Our compassionate team welcomes your questions and comments with open arms. Please call us to talk with a member of our team.
A place you can feel at home
We've gone to great lengths to make our rooms feel warm and intimate, but also spacious enough to accommodate visiting family and friends. Explore room features, photos, and other services at the Jack Byrne Center.
We encourage visitors to use the Family Kitchen, Dining Room, and other comfortable gathering spaces in the Center. Learn about other common spaces and amenities at the Jack Byrne Center.
How we care for you
If you suffer from serious illness and need to stay at the Jack Byrne Center, we promise you will receive the best care in the right place, at the right time. Our dedicated, expert team will help you control your symptoms, manage pain, and return home as soon as possible. Read about our vision, research, and patient promise.
The Jack Byrne Center for Palliative & Hospice Care offers short-term, inpatient care. If you require longer-term care than the Center can provide, the Jack Byrne Center team will work with you to arrange alternative care at another facility or in your home. Please contact us for more information about the guidelines we follow in providing compassionate care.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock team care
The team at the Jack Byrne Center for Palliative & Hospice Care, part of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H) Palliative Care Program, offers you multidisciplinary expertise. Our team works with local care providers to render the best possible care. Meet our team.
Meet our medical director
Support the Jack Byrne Center
Make a gift
Generosity is at the heart of the Jack Byrne Center. Construction of the facility was made possible by the Jack and Dorothy Byrne Foundation and by the many contributors who joined in supporting the vision for the Center. We continue to rely on the generosity of friends and community members who value the care and services we provide.
Your gift to the Jack Byrne Center will help to ensure that the special programs and support services provided by our staff and volunteers are here for patients and families during difficult times.
Volunteer at the Jack Byrne Center
Our volunteers generously give their time to support the patients and families at the Jack Byrne Center. Volunteer opportunities include providing companionship and one-on-one support, entertaining patients and families, baking in the family kitchen, and helping patients and their loved ones in a variety of other ways.