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Caregiver support

Alaska VA Health Care System offers a number of services to support you and your Veteran. Ask a Caregiver Support Team (CST) member to help you find what you need, whether it's in-home help, someone to listen, or anything in between.

Alaska VA Healthcare System's Caregiver Support Team

Our caregiver support team is available to help caregivers find the right support to meet their needs and to enroll in caregiver programs and services. We can be reached at: Phone fax .

Mission statement:

To promote the health and well-being of family Caregivers who care for our nation's Veterans, through education, resources, support, and services.

Care we provide at Alaska VA Healthcare System

If you are a caregiver for a Veteran, you can get support by contacting an Alaska VA Caregiver Support Team member.   We can help with:

  • Getting caregiver assistance available through VA
  • Matching you with services and benefits 
  • Connecting you with local resources and programs

Supportive Counseling, Linkage to VA & Community Supports:

The Alaska VA Caregiver Support Program staff is available to support Family Caregivers in their role and to link Caregivers to VA and community support services. In addition, the team supports Caregivers in improving their health and well-being through both practical coaching and emotional support. This support is available to Family Caregivers both by phone or in person, by appointment.

Caregiver Support Line (CSL):

The Caregiver Support Line (CSL) is available if you need support outside of Alaska, have questions about caregiver support services nationwide, or just need someone to listen right now.  The CSL can be reached at 1-  Monday through Friday, 4 a.m. to 6 p.m. Alaska Time, Saturday 4 a.m. to 1 p.m. Alaska Time.

VA Caregiver Support