Caregivers Support Line (CSL)
VA's National Caregiver Support Line (CSL) serves as a primary resource/referral center to assist caregivers, Veterans, and others seeking caregiver information. VA's Caregiver Support Line has licensed caring professionals standing by.
The National Caregiver Support Line, at 1-855-260-3274, is open:
- Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. EST
Whether you're in need of immediate assistance or have questions about what services you may be eligible for, the caring licensed professionals who answer the Caregiver Support Line can:
- Tell you about the assistance available from VA.
- Help you access services.
- Connect you with the Caregiver Support Coordinator at a VA Medical Center near you.
- Just listen, if that's what you need right now.
If you're just getting started with VA, calling the Caregiver Support Line is a great first step to take to learn more about the support that's available to you.
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
Sign up for monthly telephone-based group sessions. These presentations provide self-care tips on a range of topics and allow time for comments and questions. 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.
Caregiver Support Line - Blog
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.
If you'd like additional information or to learn more about the services listed below, contact VA's Caregiver Support Line 1-855-260-3274 or your local Caregiver Support Coordinator.
• Program of General Caregiver Support Services (PGCSS)
• VA In-Home and Support Services
• Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC)
• Mission Act
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.