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Caring for a Seriously Injured Post-9/11 Veteran

Caregivers of eligible post-9/11 Veterans and Servicemembers may be eligible for the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers. Caregivers participating in the program are eligible for a monthly stipend, travel expenses for medical appointments, access to health care insurance, mental health counseling, training opportunities, and respite care.

Communicating about Your Needs

Understanding Diagnoses

Managing Demands, Stress and Emotions 

Maintaining Relationships 

PsychArmor Institute’s School for Military Veteran Caregivers and Families - (free self-paced courses) 

PsychArmor Institute’s School for Military Veteran Caregivers and Families, sponsored by USAA, contains over a dozen free, on-demand, self-paced courses to empower those who care for our Veterans. These award-winning courses can help caregivers and families develop skills and knowledge to provide care and support for their Veteran and themselves; learn about the VA, benefits, and how to access services; and better understand the most prevalent health issues Veterans face. One of their newest courses, Coaching a Loved One Into Care, can help you talk to your Veteran about seeking help.

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Additional publications on various health topics can be found within the VA Veteran’s Health Library.

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Caregiver Support Coordinator
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. Enter your zip code to view contact information for your area.

Caregiver Support Line
With VA's Caregiver Support Line – 1-855-260-3274 – assistance is just a quick phone call away. 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.

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