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Volunteer or donate

VA West Palm Beach Healthcare System depends on the goodwill of our supporters. You can make a difference when you help us serve our Veterans.

Become a volunteer

If you are interested in volunteering or donating please email vhawpbvolsvc@va.gov or call  561-422-7373.

Compassionate Contact Corps

The Compassionate Contact Corps is a social prescription program that offers friendly phone and video visits between trained volunteers and Veterans. The volunteer calls their matched Veteran once per week to provide compassionate conversation and companionship. This program has proven to reduce loneliness and improve overall well-being in Veterans. Volunteers provide compassion, virtual companionship, and support for both the Veteran and Caregivers.

Who is able to volunteer?

Volunteers must be over age 18, attend orientation, successfully pass a background check, and be trained for specific duties.

  • Opportunity to build 1:1 connection with one of our nation’s heroes
  • Develop empathy & active listening skills
  • Flexibility - Program is virtual and can be done anywhere with hours based on your schedule
  • Generally 1-2 times per week 15-60 minutes
  • Schedule is based on need and availability

West Palm Beach Healthcare System
7305 N Military Trail (Room BC244)
West Palm Beach, FL  33410

Compassionate Contact Corps Coordinator:

Lauren Torres

Voluntary Service Specialist

VA West Palm Beach health care

Phone: 561-422-7262

Email: Lauren.Torres@va.gov