History

 

In medieval times, “hospice” referred to a place of shelter and rest for travelers on a long journey.

Hospice of Southern Kentucky is a non-for-profit organization that was established in the spring of 1981 in Bowling Green, KY. For close to 40 years, our agency has served over 10,000 families in the 9 surrounding counties with clinical, spiritual, and financial assistance. We were the first hospice agency in Southern Kentucky and continue to be your local non-profit leader in hospice care. 


On August 1, 2008, HSK, with the help of valuable community partners, opened the doors to a  10 private suite inpatient facility. The Hospice House overlooks a beautiful horse pasture and is furnished with 10 patient suites, a chapel, play room for the kids, family room with community kitchen, and a memorial garden outside.