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Caregiver support

VA Pittsburgh health care offers a number of services to support you and the Veteran you care for. Ask a caregiver support coordinator to help you find what you need, whether it's in-home help, someone to listen, or anything in between.

Connect with a support coordinator

Jamie DaPos LCSW

Caregiver Support Coordinator

VA Pittsburgh health care

Phone: 412-822-2364

Email: jamie.dapos@va.gov

Sarah Merlina

Social worker

VA Pittsburgh health care

Phone: 412-216-3711

Email: Sarah.Merlina@va.gov

Teresa Thompson

Caregiver Support RN

VA Pittsburgh health care

Phone: 412-802-5892

Email: teresa.thompson4@va.gov

Care we provide at VA Pittsburgh

If you are a caregiver for a Veteran, you can get support by contacting a VA Pittsburgh caregiver support coordinator. We can help with:

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

VA Caregiver Support Line

The Caregiver Support Line is available if you need support outside of the Pittsburgh region, have questions about caregiver support services nationwide, or just need someone to listen right now.

Phone: 1-855-260-3274

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