"We are all just walking each other home." -Ram Dass


We Provide Hospice Care in Aroostook County


What is AHOC?


The Aroostook House of Comfort is an in-patient hospice and respite care facility owned by the Aroostook Hospice Foundation and staffed by Northern Light Home Care & Hospice, the only local Medicare-certified hospice provider in the area. Together we offer individuals and their families compassionate care, comfort, dignity, and support on their journey through hospice.

What is our mission?


The Aroostook House of Comfort, in partnership with the community, provides individuals and families compassionate care, comfort, and dignity on their journey through hospice.

What is our philosophy?


  • Focus on the quality of patient care.
  • Deliver comfort, treat symptoms, and alleviate pain.
  • Provide support to the patient and family.

Our Story & Message

Where hospice care and heart come together.

AHOC - Origins

The Aroostook House of Comfort’s story of how it came to be and the impression it has made on patients and their families. The incredible staff and volunteers provide a home-like environment with a holistic approach to hospice care.

AHOC - Journey

The Aroostook House of Comfort is committed to helping individuals and families on their journey through hospice.

A Few More Words...


Our Story

Sitting on a fifteen-acre green hill, just outside Presque Isle is a dream house built with generosity and love. This story is the tale of how many people with various talents, much work and dedication, and sometimes-miraculous timing, built this house over nine long years.


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What People Say About Us

I have seen the compassionate care patient receive here. There is nothing but praise and gratitude from families that we now have this home atmosphere to treat all levels of patient suffering. The relief and stress are gone; families can relax and be there to support their loved one.

Nancy T. O’Neill, MD, FAAFP

The nurses, doctor, and volunteers treated us with the way you would want to be treated and our loved one was treated with gentle care and loving attention.  The facility was so well planned, giving families room to spend with a loved one, and spaces for a few minutes of quiet time. We are so thankful for the experience.

Judy Kenney, family of Virginia Packard

Support Aroostook House of Comfort

Your gift helps provide hospice care to the people of Aroostook County.

Our Sponsors

Thank you to our sponsors for their generous gift and support.