VA Palo Alto Health Care System

Family Caregiver Program

A patient with his mother A Family Caregiver Program has been established for caregivers of eligible Veterans seriously injured on or after September 11, 2001. Approved family caregivers are eligible for:

  • Monthly caregiver stipend
  • CHAMPVA health insurance
  • Mental health services
  • Respite care, not less than 30 days per year, including during mandatory training
  • Travel, lodging and per diem during mandatory training
  • Travel, lodging, and per diem during Veteran medical appointments
  • Caregiver education and training
  • Information on other VA services
For more information, please contact the local Caregiver Support Coordinator.

More Information

Family Caregiver Program fact sheet
Family Caregiver Program application, VA Form 10-10CG 
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