St Joseph's Hospice

St Joseph’s Hospice first opened in 1905 and since then has been caring for and supporting people affected by serious illness. We try to improve the quality of life for people with life-limiting conditions and help them live life to the full, to the very end. Supporting families and carers is also an important part of what we do.

Care we provide
We care for people living in North and East London and our hospice services include:

  • palliative care
  • nursing and medical care
  • emotional support
  • practical advice
  • physical and psychological therapies
  • spiritual care 
  • social and creative activities. 

Our staff are experts in caring for people who have life-limiting conditions or who are coming to the end of their life, and in supporting families and carers.

Where we provide care 
We provide care in a number of settings at the hospice and in the local community, including:

At the hospice

  • in-patient wards
  • respite ward
  • day hospice
  • out-patients clinic
  • in our community spaces

In the community

  • in patients' own homes
  • in care homes
  • in other residential settings.

Who to contact

0208 525 6000

Where to go

Name of venue
St Joseph's Hospice
Venue address
Mare Street
E8 4SA

Other details

Referral and availability notes

First Contact Team: 0300 303 0400 (for referrals and 24/7 advice and support)
For all patient, family and carers, or confidential information please email:


St Joseph's Hospice has a vibrant community hub where members of the public can come and enjoy refreshments from our Cafe, join a variety of activities or come and view our rolling art exhibitions.

We have a number of community services and opportunities to volunteer at the Hospice and within services based in Tower Hamlets. Please contact the Volunteering Team to find out more about how you can get involved on 0208 525 6032 or

Journey Planner

Address: Mare Street  Hackney  London 

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