The Department of Veterans Affairs Voluntary Service (VAVS) and the Office of Care Coordination (OCC) has joined together to form the Caregiver Support Network.
The Volunteer Caregiver Support Program prepares volunteers to effectively assist primary caregivers of Veterans. As part of this network, the Volunteer Caregiver Support Program is one way VAVS is supporting the needs of Veterans and their families in an ever changing health care environment.
As a Caregiver Support Program Volunteer you will be a vital part of a network of family, friends, social service and health professionals who provide comfort and assistance to homebound Veterans. Through this program, you will provide a much needed break for the caregiver so they can renew their energy and spirit. In addition, volunteers provide compassionate support to ill and injured Veterans in their homes.
Volunteer Caregiver Support Assignments
Caregiver Support Volunteers visit homebound Veterans once or twice a week for a few hours; providing socialization and friendly companionship. A Caregiver Support Volunteer may:
How To Become A Caregiver Support Volunteer