End-of-Life Choice, Death with Dignity, Palliative Care and Counseling

California

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Compassion & Choices is supporting the End-of-Life Option Act (SB 128) introduced in the California Legislature in January. The legislation, coauthored by Senator Lois Wolk and Senator Bill Monning, would allow terminally ill Californians to request a medication to bring about a peaceful death if their suffering becomes unbearable.  See how you can get involved.

Update: SB 128 Clears the Senate Judiciary Committee!

The End-of-Life Option Act clears the Senate Judiciary Committee with another powerful showing of advocates supporting SB 128.

Read the our official statement here.

Support SB 128 Today by Sending a Letter to Lawmakers

Download this letter to print, sign and send to our bill champions in Sacramento. Send the letter to our bill sponsors so they can share them with the committees considering the legislation. The addresses you need can be found on the header.
DOWNLOAD AND MAIL THIS LETTER IN SUPPORT OF SB 128
SEND A LETTER IN SUPPORT OF SB 128 VIA THE WEB

Resources

California Advance Directive

If your end-of-life plans aren’t in place yet, follow the link below to find the most recent forms and resources for end-of-life planning.
CALIFORNIA END-OF-LIFE RESOURCES PAGE

About Advance Planning

Making plans and communicating them is absolutely necessary to ensure we get what we want – and avoid enduring anything we don’t – at the end of life, even if we’re unable to speak for ourselves…more

Contact Information

Los Angeles Office
7080 Hollywood Boulevard, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, CA 90028
323.452.5923

San Francisco P.O. Box
3701 Sacramento Street #439
San Francisco, CA 94118
866.825.8967

To learn how you can get involved with Compassion & Choices in California click here or call 800-247-7421.

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General Information Packet