Hospice of Acadiana

Hospice of Acadiana, Inc. is proud to serve this community and offer the finest medical care to our patients and a complete array of services to their families.

Hospice of Acadiana

Hospice of Acadiana, Inc. is proud to serve this community and offer the finest medical care to our patients and a complete array of services to their families.

Hospice of Acadiana, Inc. is proud to serve this community and offer the finest medical care to our patients and a complete array of services to their families. Father Louis Richard remains an active member of our Board of Directors, a constant reminder of our original goal—to bring a deep commitment to care for the dying.

Following the death of his grandmother while he was a seminarian studying in Belgium, Lafayette-native Father Louis Richard spent a summer working at St. Christopher's House near London with British physician, Dr. Cicely Saunders. Dr. Saunders is considered the founder of the modern-day Hospice movement, and it was there that Father Louis developed a deep commitment to care for the dying.

Returning home to Lafayette following his ordination, Father Louis met with other community leaders and, in 1983, helped establish Hospice of Acadiana, Inc.—a nonprofit hospice committed to providing quality care at the end of life for all, regardless of their ability to pay for these services.

Hospice of Acadiana, Inc. remains the ONLY nonprofit hospice in our area. We have the longest record of continuous service of any hospice in Louisiana, and, since our inception, we have served over 20,000 patients and their families.

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EIN: 72-0966231

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Hospice of Acadiana, Inc.

2600 Johnston St Suite 200
Lafayette, LA 70503
(337) 232–1234
(337) 232–1297

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Charity Information

Texas Non-Profit Hospice Alliance Main Office

P.O. Box 50266
Austin, TX 78763
(800) 276–1387
(713) 202–7132

Texas Non-Profit Hospice Alliance Billing Address

6100 Western Place Suite 105
Fort Worth, TX 76107
(800) 226–0373
(817) 870–2795