Our Staff

The Hospice staff are a compassionate and amiable group of professionals dedicated to supporting the families in our communities. Bringing a wide variety of skills and strengths to the organization, the team blends friendly warmth with dedicated passion.

Executive Director

Craig Johnson

Craig has a diverse background in non-profit management, fundraising, and
communications. Interested in governance, community building, and social
enterprise, Craig is driven to ensure organizations like Hospice play a vital
role in a sustainable future for Colchester East-Hants.

Social Worker

Janet Allen, MSW, RSW

Janet joined the Hospice team in the spring of 2012. Her professional
background includes counselling survivors of sexual abuse, women’s health
research, and social work education. Janet’s current role at Hospice is
primarily grief and bereavement support and counselling.

Social Worker

Samantha Molen, RSW


Social Worker

Serena Lewis, RSW

Serena is passionate about the cause of hospice palliative care in our community, and
serves as an vocal advocate and educator.

Volunteer Coordinator

Mary McLean

Mary has worked as a Family and Marriage Counsellor in Northern British Columbia,
and as a Mental Health Counselor to the students of StFX University.  Her passion
has always been in Palliative and Hospice Care. Mary joins Hospice to continue and
strengthen the vital volunteer programs and services.

Administrative Assistant

Sharlene Hingley

Sharlene has been with Hospice since January 2012. Prior to joining the team she
has been working in the administrative field for over 10 years. Sharlene also has a
Nursing background and has a passion for working in healthcare and helping people.


Another successful Hospice Workplace Education program has come to an end. We will be offering our fifth program with Serena this fall. The program - Palliative Care & Grief: End of Life Essential Communications - is filling up fast! Please call 902-893-3265 for more information. ... See MoreSee Less

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Did you know the Colchester East Hants Hospice Society receives no government funding? Did you know that each dollar spent on Hospice programming must be fundraised? You can help: donate today. cehhospice.org/donate/ ... See MoreSee Less

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This week is National Hospice Palliative Care Week!

Thank you to the Colchester - East Hants Public Library for allowing us to set up in their display case!

For more information about Hospice please call or stop by our office at 89 Queen Street 🌻☺️
#nationalhospicepalliativecareweek #Top5WhileImAlive #trurobuzz #trurons
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Thank you to everyone who came out to support Hospice Palliative Care at the Hike today! #hike4hospice ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you so much to everyone who came out to the Hike today, what a wonderful way to kick off National Hospice Palliative Care Week!! ☺️🌻 #hike4hospice

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One of many new exciting initiatives we're currently working on at @hospice_ceh in #TruroNS. #trurobuzz #novascotia #hospice #palliativecare https://t.co/vu2xgGNr34

End of the second and Truro is up 4-1. Go @trurobearcats! #trurobuzz #trurons #NovaScotia

The @trurobearcats just tied it up! #trurons #trurobuzz #brentevent2017

Brent and the Hospice team are at the @trurobearcats game tonight. Come say hi! #trurobuzz #trurons #brentevent2017 #hospicecare

The @CEHPL 3D printing March Break workshop chose to create 3D key chains modelled after the Hospice Hug. How cool is that?! #trurobuzz

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