The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has opened a toll-free National Caregiver Support Line that will serve as a primary resource/referral center to assist caregivers, Veterans and others seeking caregiver information can call the line, which is staffed by VA employees who are licensed clinical social workers.
The Support Line will provide information on VA/ community caregiver support resources and referrals to dedicated Caregiver Support Coordinators located in every VA Medical Center; emotional support for the caregiver will be an integral component of this service. The National Caregiver Support Line is also available to respond to inquiries about the caregiver benefits associated with Public Law 111-163, Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2010.
The National Caregiver Support Line is open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The National Caregiver Support Line Toll-Free number is 1-855-260-3274.
Also see VA’s updated caregiver website.