Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System - University Drive Campus: Community Residential Care

Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System


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General Information
Description of ServiceVA Pittsburgh Healthcare System's Community Residential Care (CRC) program provides health care supervision to eligible Veterans who do not need acute hospital or skilled nursing home care but are unable to live independently due to mental health conditions or long-term chronic diseases and do not have family to provide such care.

CRC provides:
  • Assistance with housing (Veterans can choose from residential group homes within 60 miles of the University Drive campus that are inspected annually by the CRC team),
  • Minimal assistance with activities of daily living,
  • 24-hour supervision as determined on an individual basis.
LocationAllegheny
Geographical AreaAllegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Mercer, Washington, Westmoreland
Intake ProcedureReferrals are made through VA primary care providers. If interested please let your provider know. For more information, please call 412-860-7205
Helpful TipsPharmacy Hotline
Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
866-400-1242

Prescription Refills
412-822-3140
 
Client Information
Target PopulationMilitary/Veterans
GenderEither
EligibilityThe Veteran must be capable of self-preservation with minimal assistance and exhibit socially-acceptable behavior.
 
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsThe Veteran is responsible for the cost of care.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation 24-hour medical facility.
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 University Drive
Physical Site City, State, Zip Pittsburgh, PA 15240
Main Phone 412-822-2222
Hotline Phone Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1) or text Get Help NOW to 838255
Emergency/After Hours Phone 24-hour toll-free: 866-482-7488
Fax 412-360-6789
Web Address www.pittsburgh.va.gov/about/university-drive.asp
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Affiliated Program: Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
This Service: Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System - University Drive Campus: Community Residential Care
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Chronic Disease Self Management Programs (LH-2700.1540)
Mental Health Issues (YZ-5000)
Retired Military (YN-7000)
Semi-Independent Living Residences for Adults With Disabilities (BH-8400.6000-800)
Veteran Housebound Benefits (NS-1800.9000-940)
Veterans (YN-9000)