VA Caregiver Support Resources

Building Better Caregivers –

  • Online workshop with 6 weekly self-paced lessons, facilitator guidance, group support and access to an alumni community for program graduates.

Coaching into Care: Call 1-888-823-7458  

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Coaching Into Care – MIRECC / CoE (

  • Coaching Into Care is a free service for people who are concerned about the Veterans in their lives. Licensed psychologists and social workers offer advice for starting the conversation with a Veteran about their mental health and motivating them to seek treatment if it’s needed.  

Vet Centers: Call 1-877-WAR-VETS

Vet Centers (Readjustment Counseling) Home (

  • Vet Centers are community-based counseling centers that provide a wide range of social and psychological services, including professional readjustment counseling to eligible Veterans, active duty service members, including National Guard and Reserve components, and their families.

Survivors Assistance:  

 VA Welcome Kit and Quick Start Guide for Caregivers:  

 VA.GOV: Access and manage your VA benefits and health care, including education and records  

MyVA411: Dial 1-855-948-2311 (1-800-MyVA411). Callers have the option of pressing 0 to be immediately connected with a customer service agent to answer questions.  

Veterans Crisis Line: Dial 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1 to talk to someone. Send a text message to 838255 to connect with a VA responder. Start a confidential online chat session at 

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 Coronavirus Information:

Department of Defense Caregiver Support Directory lists national resources and programs that assist military caregivers, including helplines, training, caregiver support programs, financial support, and support for children’s needs. The directory is a free resource available for download. The DoD also offers peer forums and discussion groups for caregivers.

Department of Health and Human Services, Administration of Community Living (HHS ACL):

Community Veteran Caregiver Resources

    American Red Cross Military Veteran Caregiver Network (MVCN)  
    Elizabeth Dole Foundation
    Respite Relief – Hidden Heroes
    Wounded Warrior Project (WWP)  
    Disabled American Veterans (DAV)
    AARP Resources for Caregivers and their Families  
    The Independence Fund
    Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI)
    Yellow Ribbon Fund
    Semper Fi Fund
    Wounded Warrior Family Support
    Project Sanctuary
    Military One Source
    Easter Seals
    Unspoken Heroes Program
    Hearts of Valor
    Blue Star Families
    Caregiver Action Network

VA will continue to support our families and caregivers and share resources from VA and the community.

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