Florida Hospice & Palliative Care Association (FHPCA) is a not-for-profit, IRS Section 501(c)(3) organization representing Florida’s hospice programs. Established in 1982, FHPCA was formed to be a unified voice for hospice programs in Florida.

Florida will be the model state for hospice and palliative care services.

FHPCA will strive to assure excellence in, and expand access to, hospice and palliative care, and advocate for the needs of those in the final phases of life. 

Structure of FHPCA:
All of FHPCA’s Hospice Providers Members have a voting seat on our Board of Directors, and can name one Alternate that can vote in the Board Member’s stead. Our Executive Committee officers are Board Members that have been elected by the Board of Directors and consists of a President, Internal Vice President, External Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary. The Executive Committee also includes the Immediate Past President and three appointed Committee Chairs.  Executive Committee officers serve one year terms and can be elected for three consecutive terms.

All employees of our Hospice Providers Members enjoy the privileges of  FHPCA membership and can benefit from the discounted educational programs available.  FHPCA encourages all members to become involved by joining one or more of our working committees.


2018 Association of the Year awarded to FHPCA by Florida Society of Association Executives (FSAE)

2017 Trailblazer Award, FHPCA’s Research Grant Program, NHPCO

2015 Executive of the Year, Florida Society of Association Executives (Paul Ledford, FHPCA’s President and CEO)

2014 Trailblazer Award, Advocacy Notebook Project, NHPCO

2010 Association of the Year, Tallahassee Society for Association Executives

Requests for a copy of FHPCA 990 can be made by contacting our office at (850) 878-2632.

Donations to FHPCA can be made online or through Community Health Charities

FHPCA is a proud member of: