United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Caregiver Support Line

United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Information and Referral Hotlines


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General Information
Description of ServiceToll-free support line for those who provide care for veterans living with the effects of war, disability, chronic illness, or aging. The support line provides information on VA caregiver support resources and "warm" referral to caregiver support coordinators located in all VA medical centers. The support line is also available to respond to inquiries about the caregiver benefits associated with the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2010.
Geographical AreaNational service. Available in 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, and York counties
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.
 
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.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesFree.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday-Friday, 8am to11pm and Saturday 10:30am to 6pm.
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 400 Fort Hill Ave.
Physical Site Address 2 Canandaigua VA Medical Center
Physical Site City, State, Zip Canandaigua, NY 14424
Main Phone 855-260-3274
Hotline Phone Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1) or text Get Help NOW to 838255
Web Address www.caregiver.va.gov
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: United States Department of Veterans Affairs
Affiliated Program: United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Information and Referral Hotlines
This Service: United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Caregiver Support Line
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Adult In Home Respite Care (PH-7000.3300-040)
Adults With Disabilities/Health Conditions (YJ-8750.0025)
Caregiver Counseling (RP-1400.8000-145)
Caregiver Issues (YZ-1350)
Caregiver Training (PH-0800)
Case/Care Management (PH-1000)
Families of Veterans (YJ-2050.2090)
Family Caregiver Subsidies (NL-3000.1900)
In Home Assistance (PH-3300)
Older Adult/Aging Issues (YZ-6100)
Personal Care (PH-3300.6500)
Specialized Information and Referral (TJ-3000.8000)
Veterans (YN-9000)