HFA Annual Membership

Why join HFA?

HFA members seek continuous improvement and learning through high-quality, affordable, and easily-accessible professional education from the nation’s top experts. Becoming a member demonstrates you share this passion, support HFA as a trusted provider of public information and professional education, and want the benefit of receiving exclusive discounts on our programs, resources, and more. 

Membership is open to hospices and non-hospice organizations with an interest in end-of-life care; hospitals, health systems, bereavement support centers, funeral homes, associations, churches, and individuals with a professional or personal interest in hospice care and bereavement.

HFA has served the hospice, bereavement, and end-of-life care field for more than 30 years. Join us and other like-minded provider organizations and professionals today!
Membership Benefits
  • Discounts.  Receive up to 25% off HFA professional educational programs and products including webinars, Living with Grief® programs, self-study courses, books, DVDs, Journeys special issues, and more.
  • Content.  Exclusive access to members-only resource portal, providing content on bereavement, grief, volunteering and caregiving:
       - Three supplementary Journeys bereavement newsletter articles per month.
       - Complimentary content for your own brochures and publications on hospice care and bereavement counseling.
  • Free Programs.  Enjoy complimentary access to selected educational programs through the members-only portal and occasional special members-only offers.
  • Partnership.  You'll be associated with a valued leader who has served the hospice, bereavement, and end-of-life care communities for more than 30 years.
  • Information.  We'll keep you informed on what's new in the hospice and bereavement fields.
  • Recognition.  Gain professional exposure and recognition by opting in to the HFA member listing on our membership webpage. We'll list only the information you choose to include.
Annual Membership Dues

HFA membership is for one year from purchase date. Click on the membership type below to learn more and purchase online or Click here to complete a New Membership Form

Renewing your membership? Click on the organization type below to renew online (your renewal rate will appear in your account) or give us call HFA at 202-457-5811. 
Membership Type Annual Dues Additional Locations
Individuals* $50 n/a
Hospice Organizations:  
  Volunteer Organization $125 n/a
  Organization with ADC <150 $250 $25 per location
  Organization with ADC >150 $350 $45 per location
Non-Hospice Organizations:  
  Non-Profit $350 $45 per location
  For-Profit $625 $65 per location
* Student/Early Career Professional discount available. See below for more information.  
† Average Daily Census

Additional Location membership fees apply when your organization has more than one physical location.  For example: Your organization is a non-profit hospice with ADC at 180 and three separate physical locations. The organization will purchase a membership at $350, plus two $45 location fees. The total membership fee for the organization is $440 ($350 + $90).
Student and Early Career Professional Membership Discount

HFA Student and Early Career Professional annual membership is available at a 50% discount with proof of status and is designed for individuals who are:
  • a student engaged in formal study at a college or university and enrolled in, but not limited to, a certificate, associate, undergraduate, graduate, postdoc or fellowship, or residency program. 
  • a graduate of an associate, undergraduate, graduate, postdoc or fellowship, or residency program engaged in their first year of a professional career.

If you are a student or early career professional, you are eligible for 50% off the annual individual membership dues.

Proof of Student Status
Please provide an official letter from your advisor or registrar with your membership form. Your letter should include:
  • your name, school, program type, and anticipated graduation date, and
  • confirmation that you are enrolled as a full- or part-time student in a four-year program to an associate’s degree, a bachelor's degree, or as a graduate student. 

Proof of Early Career Professional Status
Please provide a copy of your diploma with your membership form.