Caregivers Support Line (CSL)
VA's Caregiver Support Line
National Caregiver Support Line (CSL)
VA's National Caregiver Support Line serves as a primary resource/referral center to assist caregivers, Veterans, and others seeking caregiver information.
The National Caregiver Support Line, at 1-855-260-3274, 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.
Assistance is just a quick phone call away – while you're supporting a Veteran, we're here to support you. Sometimes, the best thing to do is just talk it out. We have the support and information you need. Know that you deserve support, too, and you are eligible for assistance. VA's Caregiver Support Line has licensed caring professionals standing by.
- Tell you about the assistance available from VA.
- Help you access services and benefits.
- Connect you with your local family Caregiver Support Coordinator at a VA medical center near you.
- Just listen, if that's what you need right now.
Caregiver Support Line - Monthly Education Calls
The VA's Caregiver Support Line also facilitates telephone education presentations monthly for caregivers, with a focus on self-care. During these calls, caregivers will receive self-care tips and support on a variety of topics. To participate the Veteran you are caring for must be enrolled in VA Healthcare. Registration is required. To register or learn more, call the VA Caregiver Support Line (1-855-260-3274).
VA's Caregiver Support Line (CSL) Call toll-free to 1-855-260-3274
Caregiver Support Line - Monthly Presentations
Access audio recordings, and transcripts of Caregiver Support Line (CSL) monthly presentations.
Caregiver Support Line - Handouts
Caregiver Support Line has developed informational handouts, with a variety of "self-care topics," to assist the caregiver in better taking care of themselves. Review - Caregiver Support Line (CSL) handouts.
The Caregiver Support website is designed to provide you with a wealth of information, tools and resources on family caregiving, but we know that there are times when you'd prefer to simply talk to someone.
Through VA's Caregiver Support Line and Caregiver Support Coordinators, you can find the support you need to provide the Veteran you care for with the best care at home. Both of these resources can help you find help that's close to your home. Learn more about them below.
Your local Caregiver Support Coordinator is a licensed professional who can support you by matching you with services for which you are eligible, and providing you with valuable information about resources that can help you stay smart, strong and organized as you care for the Veteran you love.
Call VA’s Caregiver Support Line at 1-855-260-3274 to learn more about the support that is available to you, and for assistance connecting with the Caregiver Support Coordinator at your local VA Medical Center.