8.4. VA National Caregiver Support Line
The Department of Veterans' Affairs (VA) has just launched of a toll-free National Caregiver Support Line. According to the VA, the line was created to recognize the significant contributions made by caregivers in allowing veterans to remain at home surrounded by family and friends.
Caregivers may call Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m., and on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. (EST). The VA says that licensed clinical social workers will be available to answer questions, listen to concerns and directly link callers to the Caregiver Support Coordinator at their local VA medical center. Each VA medical center is equipped with a Caregiver Support Coordinator who can locate assistance tailored to the individual's specific situation.
National Caregiver Support Line: 1-855-260-3274. Give them a call today!