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Caregiver Eligibility Check

Are you interested in applying for VA's Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers Program? Answer a few questions to find out if you meet the criteria for VA's new program for certain Veterans needing the assistance of a caregiver. Based on your answers to the questions, you will be guided to complete the appropriate online application for VA benefits.

If you need assistance in applying for VA's Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers Program, or have questions about the Program, call us at 1-877-222-VETS (8387).

Questionnaire

  1. Is the person needing caregiver assistance currently in the military?
    1. Yes No  
  2. Has the Servicemember been issued a date of medical discharge from the military?
    1. Yes No  
  3. Is the person currently enrolled in VA health care benefits?
    1. Yes No  
  4. Does the Veteran or Servicemember require at least six months of continuous supervision or assistance with performing basic functions of everyday life due to a serious injury or mental disorder (including psychological trauma or other mental disorder) incurred or aggravated in the line of duty on or after September 11, 2001?
    1. Yes No  

Based on the information provided, it does not appear the Service member is eligible for VA's Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers Program at this time; however, should they begin the medical discharge process, they are encouraged to apply for this Program.

It appears the Veteran or Servicemember may meet the criteria for VA's Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers. Please apply now. If you need assistance in applying or have questions about the Program call us at 1-877-222-VETS (8387).

It appears the Veteran or Servicemember may not meet the criteria for VA's Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers; however, the Veteran or Servicemember may be eligible for VA health benefits and other caregiver support services. To confirm whether you meet the criteria for the Program or to find out about other caregiver support services, contact the Caregiver Support Coordinator at your local VA health care facility.