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VA Western New York Healthcare System

 

Caregiver Support

Caregiver support coordinators are here to let you know what benefits and services can help you care for a Veteran.

Taking care of an ill or injured loved one can lead to many confusing or stressful situations.VA has long recognized the importance of family and friends in providing care for Veterans with a disability or illness. We offer many services to support family caregivers.

Your local Caregiver Support coordinator can give you more information about services available to you and the Veteran you care for.  These services may include:

Caregiver Services

Caregiver Services

VA offers a number of services that can provide you with the support that's right for you. Whether you and the Veteran you care for could use some help at home or you just need someone to listen, we're here to support you. Follow the link to learn more about the variety of services available to Family Caregivers.

Benefits for Family Caregivers of Post-9/11 Veterans

Services for Family Caregivers of Post-9/11 Veterans

If you are the Family Caregiver of a Veteran who was injured post-9/11, you may be eligible for additional services through VA, including a stipend, comprehensive training and medical coverage through VA if you are not already covered by a plan. Follow the link to learn more about the services and to see if you are currently eligible.

Frequently Asked Questions

Questions?

Have questions about VA Caregiver Support Services? Contact VA's Caregiver Support Line (1-855-260-3274) or your local Caregiver Support Coordinator for assistance.

Contact

Mary Skibinski
716-862-7447

Jennifer Wilczewski
716-862-7346

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Caregiver Support: 855-260-3274