Skirball Hospice was founded in 2002 as Jewish Home Hospice with the goal of extending compassionate hospice care to individuals and families throughout Los Angeles.

With a reputation for high quality and superb service consistent with the values of Jewish faith, Jewish Home Hospice grew and expanded rapidly. In 2006, the Skirball family provided a leadership gift to enhance the hospice’s growth and development.

The renamed Skirball Hospice is the only Jewish-sponsored nonprofit hospice in Greater Los Angeles and serves people of all faiths and backgrounds. Currently, 30% of Skirball Hospice patients are residents of the Jewish Home and 70% are community residents in the San Fernando Valley and West Los Angeles cities.