US Department of VA - Caregiver Support Service

Address

810 Vermont Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20420

(855) 260-3274

www.caregiver.va.gov

Description:

Provides a stipend to the caregivers of Veterans, enabling them to provide care including, respite, adult day health care center, e-based primary care, skilled home care, peer support, home maker and home health aide, and hospice care.

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

March 2, 2016

Geographies Served

  • Serves All Areas

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

810 Vermont Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20420

Phone Numbers

Main

(855) 260-3274

Legal Status:

Governmental

Description

Referrals to Adult Day Health Programs providing a safe and active environment with constant supervision designed for Veterans to get out of the home and participate in activities. Professionals will assess a Veteran's rehabilitation needs and help accomplish various tasks so he or she can maintain or regain personal independence and dignity.

Hours

Varies by location

Required Documents

Information on documentation provided during screening

Eligibility

Veteran

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Online or at local Veterans Medical Center

Languages

NA

Service Area

United States

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

    Serves all areas

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Description

Caregivers of Veterans are eligible to receive up to 30 days of respite care per year. The care can be offered in a variety of settings including at your home or through temporary placement of a Veteran at a VA Community Living Center, a VA-contracted Community Residential Care Facility, or an Adult Day Health Care Center.

Hours

Varies by location

Required Documents

Information on documentation provided during screening

Eligibility

Veterans requiring caregivers

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Online or at local Veterans Medical Center

Languages

NA

Service Area

United States

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

    Serves all areas

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Description

Caregivers of Veterans are eligible to receive up to 30 days of respite care per year. The care can be offered in a variety of settings including at your home or through temporary placement of a Veteran at a VA Community Living Center, a VA-contracted Community Residential Care Facility, or an Adult Day Health Care Center.

Hours

Varies by location

Required Documents

Information on documentation provided during screening

Eligibility

Veterans requiring caregivers

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Online or at local Veterans Medical Center

Languages

NA

Service Area

United States

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

    Serves all areas

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Description

Provides a stipend to the caregiver of Veterans enabling them to provide care including respite, adult day health care center, e-based primary care, skilled home care, peer support, homemaker & home health aide, and hospice care.

Hours

Varies by location

Required Documents

Information on documentation provided during screening

Eligibility

Veteran must have served in Iraq or Afghanistan

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Online or at local Veterans Medical Center

Languages

N/A

Service Area

United States

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

    Serves all areas

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Description

Home Hospice Care can offer comfort and supportive services for you and the Veteran you care for in your own home. The professionals who provide Home Hospice Care understand the challenges you face and are there to help you and the Veteran you care for ease into the final stages of life. An interdisciplinary team of health care providers and volunteers from a local community hospice agency provide the services during this sad and challenging time. The team is there for you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Bereavement care (grief counseling) is also available for you and other immediate family members.

Hours

Varies by location

Required Documents

Information on documentation provided during screening

Eligibility

Veterans in advanced stages of terminal disease

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Online or at local Veterans Medical Center

Languages

NA

Service Area

United States

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

    Serves all areas

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Description

VA has developed a Caregiver Peer Support Mentoring Program to connect Caregivers to one another, to provide support, and to learn from each other. Peer Support Mentoring provides an opportunity for Caregivers to share their experience, wisdom, skills and passion with each other and benefit from the guidance of others.

Hours

Varies by location

Required Documents

Information on documentation provided during screening

Eligibility

Caregivers of Veterans of all eras

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Online

Languages

NA

Service Area

United States

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

    Serves all areas

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