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Minneapolis VA Health Care System

VA Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers

1 Veterans Dr, Minneapolis, MN, 55417-2309

Distance: 989 Miles

(612) 725-2000

Website

https://www.va.gov/health-care/family-caregiver-benefits/comprehensive-assistance

Service Details

Description

A program of support for family caregivers of Veterans who have a serious injury (including traumatic brain injury, psychological trauma or other mental disorder), which was caused or made worse by their active-duty service on or after September 11, 2001
AND
Who need personal care services because they can't perform one or more activities of daily living and/or needs supervision or protection based on symptoms of lasting neurological damage or injury


Examples of support caregivers may receive are:
* Caregiver education and training
* A monthly stipend (payment)
* Travel, lodging and financial assistance when traveling with the Veteran to receive care
* Access to health care benefits through the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA), if you don't already qualify for care or services under another health care plan
* Mental health services and counseling
* Up to 30 days per year of respite care


Features

  • Specialization
    • Caregivers 

Eligibility

Eligibility information


Application Instructions

Complete the Application for the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (VA Form 10-10CG) and submit it to a local VA Medical Center caregiver support coordinator or mailed to the Georgia office listed below.


Or, VA Form 10-10CG may submitted by mail to:


Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers
Health Eligibility Center
2957 Clairmont Road NE, Ste 200
Atlanta, GA 30329-1647


Business Hours

7:30am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday


Area Served

State of Minnesota


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (612) 725-2000
Crisis Line - Veterans (800) 273-8255
Toll Free (866) 414-5058

Last Update

2/24/2020

Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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