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The Transportation Navigation Hub (TNH) is a "one-stop shop" for your VA transportation needs

Call 877-838-5438 (877-VET-LIFT)  Monday - Friday from 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  at least three business days prior to your appointment. 

Medical Foster Homes

VA Ann Arbor Health Care System is pleased to announce the development of the Medical Foster Home Program (MFH). MFH is a voluntary program that offers safe, long-term care in a home setting. MFH is affordable care and is a great alternative to institutional care.

Veterans will receive care and regular visits by the VA Home Based Primary Care Team: Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, Nurse, Social Worker, Dietician, Psychologist, Occupational Therapist & Recreational Therapist.

Medical Foster Homes Provide

  • Furnished private room
  • 24-hour care/supervision
  • Medication Management
  • Personal care (dressing, grooming, bathing etc)
  • Meals, laundry, cleaning
  • Flexible daily routine
  • Long term care option that encourages the highest level of independence
  • Transportation
  • Personalized care
  • A maximum of 3 veterans receiving care in the home
  • High levels of caregiver and veteran satisfaction
  • Assistance with chronic medical conditions

Medical Foster Caregivers

  • Must pass annual inspection by the VA Inspection Team
  • Criminal background checks
  • Home must be owned or rented by the caregiver
  • Must be 21 years or older, financially stable, complete application process
  • Are flexible and have positive problem solving skills
  • Have experience with patient care
  • Are physically able to provide the needed care
  • Must have written backup plan if unable to provide care
  • Must work with the VA Home Care team
  • Create a compassionate, family like environment
  • Complete bi-annual training


Melissa Laird, MSW, LMSW
Medical Foster Home Coordinator