Family Caregiver Program - VA Palo Alto Health Care System
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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

Interested in Applying?
Here’s how:

Have Questions?
- 1-855-260-3274 – National Caregiver Support Line, or
- 1-877-222-VETS (8387) – VA Health Resource Center

For more information, please contact the local Caregiver Support Coordinator.