United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Services for Family Caregivers of Post 9/11 Veterans

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General Information
Description of ServiceFamily Caregivers provide crucial support in caring for Veterans. VA recognizes that Family Caregivers in a home environment can enhance the health and well-being of Veterans under VA care. Additional VA services are now available to seriously injured post-9/11 Veterans and their Family Caregivers.

Services Available to Family Caregivers through this Program include:
  • Monthly stipend,
  • Travel expenses (including lodging and per diem while accompanying Veterans undergoing care),
  • Access to health care insurance (if the Caregiver is not already entitled to care or services under a health care plan),
  • Mental health services and counseling,
  • Comprehensive VA Caregiver training provided by Easter Seals,
  • Respite care (not less than 30 days per year).
Geographical AreaUnited States. (Includes all PA counties: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York)
Intake ProcedureApply for your VA benefits at your Local Regional Offices: VA regional offices can assist you with filing the appropriate VA forms.Also, to apply for a specific benefit, visit Applying for Benefits. In addition, VSO's (Veteran Service Organizations) can assist you as well by answering general questions and even petitioning on your behalf for services they believe you are qualified to receive.
Helpful TipsRead more about applying for the services in their Fact Sheet
 
Client Information
Target PopulationMilitary/Veterans
GenderEither
EligibilityYou may be eligible for VA benefits if you are a: veteran; veteran's dependent; surviving spouse, child or parent of a deceased veteran; uniformed service member; present or former reservist or National Guard member.
 
Contact Information
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Physical Site Address 1 Your nearest VA Medical Center
Mailing Address 1 810 Vermont Avenue NW
Mailing City, State, Zip Canandaigua, NY 14424
Mail Attention To Program Coordinator
Main Phone 877-222-8387
Hotline Phone Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1) or text Get Help NOW to 838255
Web Address www.caregiver.va.gov/support/support_benefits.asp
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: United States Department of Veterans Affairs
Affiliated Program: United States Department of Veterans Affairs
This Service: United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Services for Family Caregivers of Post 9/11 Veterans
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Adult In Home Respite Care (PH-7000.3300-040)
Caregiver Counseling (RP-1400.8000-145)
Caregiver Issues (YZ-1350)
Caregiver Training (PH-0800)
Counseling Services (RP-1400)
Families of Military Personnel/Veterans (YJ-2050)
General Health Insurance Information/Counseling (LH-3500.2500)
Health Insurance/Dental Coverage (LH-3000)
Health Insurance Information/Counseling (LH-3500)
Individual Counseling (RF-3300)
Mental Health Assessment and Treatment (RP)
Mental Health Support Services (RR)
Specialized Information and Referral (TJ-3000.8000)