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


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Compassion & Choices has an active grass roots movement in Florida. Click the Contact Your Elected Officials box to personalize a letter to your state representatives asking them to support death with dignity in Florida.

Compassion & Choices is expanding our reach all the time. Supporters, volunteering independently or joining forces in community groups, work to help ensure everyone can achieve a peaceful death. If you would like to get involved with our Florida actions or join a local group, contact out local organizers, identified below, or check our list of local events.


Florida 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.

Hallada v. Lakeland

Compassion & Choices is co-counsel in a case seeking damages from a Lakeland, FL hospital and nursing home whose staff members failed to honor the patient’s advance directive.
Click here to read the article. 

Contact Information

To learn how you can get involved with Compassion & Choices please contact [email protected] via email or call 800-247-7421.

Contact your elected officials.

Call an End-of-Life Consultant 800-247-7421

Local Groups

If you would like information on your local chapter please use the contact information below:


Marcia Bailey
Email: [email protected]


Gayle Bainbridge
Email: [email protected]

Palm Coast

Deborah Susswein
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 386-446-1416


Barbara Toeppen-Sprigg
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 352-873-2844


Winnie Downes
Email: [email protected]