By your side, our family caring for your family.

(815) 625-3858

Rock River Hospice & Home - Your Local Non-Profit Hospice


Coping with a terminal illness in your family is one of life's most challenging times, but you don't have to face the challenges alone. As an area advocate for quality hospice care, Rock River Hospice & Home (formerly Hospice of the Rock River Valley) has been providing expert end of life care for patients in the final months of life - and support for their families - for over 35 years. Putting the needs of our patients and their families first ... that is our commitment to you.


Our specialized services are focused on patient and family care and includes symptom management, emotional support, spiritual support and psychosocial services.


We provide a multi-disciplinary approach which includes your personal physician, nurses, aides, social workers, bereavement counselors, and volunteers who form a team to address and care for the patients' needs while focusing on improving the individuals quality of life.


Hospice services can be provided to patients in their own home, retirement center, long-term care facility, the hospice home or wherever the patient calls home.




Hospice Home

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Upcoming Events


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June 1

Support RRHH during the Annual Bucket Brigade on Saturday, June 1 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., corner of Second Street and Second Avenue in downtown Sterling.

June 19

RRHH will be selling desserts during the Sterling Municipal Band Concert on Wednesday, June 19 at Grandon Civic Center in downtown Sterling.

June 28

Rock River Hospice & Home 17th Annual Memorial Golf Outing, benefiting compassionate, quality hospice care for the terminally ill and honoring the memory of our loved ones. The golf outing will be June 28, at Deer Valley Golf Club, Deer Grove, IL. Golfers can enjoy the day and support RRHH for only $75 per golfer, includes, gollf, cart, lunch and dinner. Registration and lunch begin at Noon, with tee-off at 1 p.m. Sponsorship & golf packages are available.

Call 815-625-3858 or email



Through July 12

Make a pledge/donation for Rock River Hospice & Home through the Birdies for Charity program held in conjunction with the John Deere Classic PGA Tournament, July 8-14.

All forms must be mailed to Birdies for Charity at the address listed on the pledge form by July 12.



Rock River Hospice & Home volunteers are a dedicated group of loyal and compassionate individuals who help ensure the mission of Hospice care. Committed to excellence in care, Hospice volunteers have a profound respect for the needs and comfort of terminally ill patients and their families. To find out more about the many volunteer opportunities hospice as to offer, call our volunteer coordinator at 815-625-3858.

Memorial Bricks

Each Brick is a Story ... Each Step is a Memory


Find out how to purchase a Memorial Brick to be placed in the garden at the Hospice Home.



NEW EVENT -- July 27

Rock River Hospice & Home Jingle


(815) 625-3858
Fax (815) 625-6152
2706 Avenue E
Sterling, IL 61081

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