Attention A T users. To access the menus on this page please perform the following steps.
1. Please switch auto forms mode to off.
2. Hit enter to expand a main menu option (Health, Benefits, etc).
3. To enter and activate the submenu links, hit the down arrow.
You will now be able to tab or arrow up or down through the submenu options to access/activate the submenu links.
What is Respite Care? Respite care is a program that pays for care for a short time when family caregivers need a break, need to run errands, or need to go out of town for a few days. Respite Care can be helpful to Veterans of all ages, and their caregiver. Respite Care - Caregiver Tip Sheet(PDF)
Caregiver Respite Tool VA has created a tool to help you incorporate respite into your life and was designed to help you define who you are as a caregiver and take action steps to finding time for you.
Call VA’s Caregiver Support Line (CSL) at 1-855-260-3274 to learn more about the support that is available to you, and for assistance connecting with theCaregiver Support Team, at your local VA Medical Center.
VA CSL Expanded hours: -Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. ET -Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET
Subscribeto receive email updates and information about VA Caregiver Support Program services.
Disclaimer: *Links will take you outside of the Department of Veterans Affairs Website. VA does not endorse and is not responsible for the content of the linked websites.