Support and Companionship on the Journey of Aging and Serious Illness

Care Partners of Cook County provides vital support and services to help clients and their families  address the transitions of aging, serious illness and end of life with safety, dignity, and confidence.

Care Partners works in collaboration with the North Shore Health Care Foundation, Cook County North Shore Hospital, Sawtooth Mountain Clinic and other community service organizations.

Recent News

Upcoming Events

  • Senior Chore Program Assistance for those 60 years old and over with short-term tasks that can be burdensome, stressful or unsafe.  Examples include: Replacing Light Bulbs & Batteries, Yard Work, Minor Carpentry, Moving, Organizing/Cleaning
  • Companion Volunteer Training | Share the gift of your presence with those on the journey of aging or serious illness. Next training will be held Thursday, January 25th and Saturday, January 27th.  Call to register or for more information.
  • The 2nd annual Care Partners Ice Cream Social  on Sunday, August 27th at Sydney’s Frozen Custard raised over $5,000! Congratulations to Susan Gardner, winner of the quilt raffle.  Many thanks to our event sponsors: Sydney's Frozen Custard, Lutzen Reflections Massage Studios, Red Pine Realty, Joynes Ben Franklin, Ryden's Boarder Store, Northern Wilds Media, Sawbill Canoe Outfitters, Sivertson Gallery and Sweetgrass Cove. Thank you as well to our Silent Auction donors: Attorney Ruthanne Hedstrom Vos, Crooked Spoon, Great Gifts, Harbor House Grille, Kathy Reeves, Mary Bebie, Stiudio 61 Hair Design, The Blue Moose, Wellspring Therapy and WTIP.

Join Us - Caregivers Coffee

Caregiver Coffee groups meet monthly to share resources and discuss topics related to caregiving. The Grand Marais group meets the 3rd Friday of the month at the Cook County Whole Foods Coop. The Tofte group meets at Birch Grove on the 2nd Friday of the month. Contact us at 218-387-3788 for more information.

New Site, Same Vital Services
Welcome to the new website of Care Partners of Cook County! In 2015, Care Partners was incorporated as a nonprofit, growing from from a community effort to provide hospice-like services through programming at the North Shore Health Care Foundation. Care Partners looks forward to serving its clients, their families, and volunteers with greater purpose than ever.


Care Partners' staff and volunteers respect your privacy and will not share any information about you without your consent.