Caregiver Benefits

The VA Family Caregiver Program – Family Caregivers provide crucial support in caring for Veterans. VA recognizes that Family Caregivers in a home environment can
enhance the health and well-being of Veterans under VA care. Under the “Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2010, ” additional VA services are now available to seriously injured post-9/11 Veterans and their Family Caregivers through a new program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers. VA is now accepting applications for these services.
Who Is Eligible?
Veterans eligible for this program are those who sustained a serious injury –
including traumatic brain injury, psychological trauma or other mental disorder
– incurred or aggravated in the line of duty, on or after September 11, 2001.
Veterans eligible for this program must also be in need of personal care services
because of an inability to perform one or more activities of daily living and/or need supervision
or protection based on symptoms or residuals of neurological impairment or injury

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