North Jacksonville Welcomes Community Hospice & Palliative Care’s Newest Office

Left to right: Kenny Stevenson, COO for Community Hospice, Senator Audrey Gibson, Community Hospice Board Member, Jayla Barnes, Director of Access for Community Hospice, and Dr. Reuban Smith, Director of Medical Operations for Community Hospice

May 20, 2024 (Jacksonville, Fla.) – Community Hospice & Palliative Care celebrated the grand opening of its newest office in North Jacksonville on Saturday, May 18, 2024. Located at 2386 Dunn Avenue #109, Jacksonville, Florida 32218, this office brings essential services and resources to the local community, emphasizing the organization’s commitment to providing compassionate care and support.

The grand opening event, held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., marked a significant milestone for Community Hospice & Palliative Care as it expanded its presence to serve North Jacksonville residents better.

Local community leaders attended the opening and had the opportunity to tour the new facility, learn about the services offered, and meet with staff members dedicated to providing exceptional care and support to individuals and families facing serious illness and end-of-life challenges.

“The opening of our North Jacksonville office represents our continued dedication to meeting the needs of the communities we serve,” said Kenny Stevenson, COO of Community Hospice & Palliative Care. “We are excited to bring our comprehensive range of services to the Northside community. Having access to compassionate care and support services close to home is invaluable for individuals and families navigating serious illness and end-of-life care decisions.”

The office features a community room available for local organizations, civic groups, and professionals, providing a welcoming space for meetings, workshops, and other community events. Additionally, this facility will offer bereavement support for local community members who may have experienced a loss.

“I am extremely excited that Community Hospice is expanding its caring, thoughtful, and outstanding services to the Northside area,” said Audrey Gibson Audrey Gibson, former state senator and current board of directors’ member of Community Hospice & Palliative Care. “From personal experience I know that near access is important to families.”

Community Hospice & Palliative Care’s North Jacksonville office aims to serve as a beacon of hope and support for the community, offering comfort, guidance, and resources during life’s most challenging moments.

For more information about Community Hospice & Palliative Care and its services, please visit




About Community Hospice & Palliative Care

Established in 1979, Community Hospice & Palliative Care is an innovative national leader in palliative and hospice care, as well as providing programs and services to meet the diverse needs of the communities it serves. During its 45-year history, through the support of more than 1,000 employees and 1,000 volunteers, the organization helps approximately 1,400 patients per day to live better with advanced illness – at home, in long-term care and assisted living facilities, in hospitals and at its 10 inpatient care centers. No one is ever denied care due to an inability to pay. To learn more about the support and services of Community Hospice & Palliative Care, visit

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