Caregiver Support - Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center
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Caregiver Support

Our Caregiver Support Center provides a place to relax, have a complimentary snack and drink, or communicate with family and friends via the Caregiver Center laptop or phone. There also is a helpful and caring volunteer present, and a resource wall which connects caregivers to support groups and services.  Our focus is reaching out to and supporting family caregivers.  There are also enhanced benefits for certain eligible caregivers of enrolled veterans. The sole purpose of our program is to meet physical and emotional needs of the family members of our patients.


Caregiver Support Center

Caregiver Support: 855-260-3274

Caregiver Services

VA offers a number of services that can provide you with the support that's right for you. Whether you and the Veteran you care for could use some help at home or you just need someone to listen, we're here to support you. Follow the link to learn more about the variety of services available to Family Caregivers.

Caring for a Veteran? Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers

Services for Family Caregivers of Veterans

The Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC) is expanding to all eras.

Expansion rolls out in two phases beginning with eligible Veterans who served on or before May 7, 1975, and phase two, beginning October 1, 2022, will include eligible Veterans who served between May 7, 1975, and September 11, 2001.

PCAFC, which prior to this expansion was only available for eligible Post-9/11 Veterans who incurred or aggravated a serious injury in the line of duty, provides resources, education, support, a financial stipend, health insurance, and beneficiary travel to caregivers of eligible Veterans.

Veterans with a 70% service-connected disability who served either on or after September 11, 2001, or on or before May 7, 1975, and are in need of Caregivers Support should contact their local Caregivers Support Coordinator, or visit https://www.caregiver.va.gov for more information.

Find your Caregiver Support Coordinator

Questions?

Have questions about VA Caregiver Support Services? Contact VA's Caregiver Support Line (1-855-260-3274) or your local Caregiver Support Coordinator for assistance.

Contact

Kristina Naidicz, MSW, LCSW
General Caregiver Support Program Coordinator
224-610-2273
kristina.naidicz@va.gov

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Caregiver Support: 855-260-3274