The VA operates the nation’s largest integrated health care system. It is comprised of more than 1700 hospitals, clinics, community living centers, domiciliary facilities, readjustment counseling centers, and other facilities. Beyond medical care the VA also coordinates benefits for its veterans. This is the entry website for all services.
VA Caregiver Support
The VA values your commitment as a partner in our pledge to care for those who have “borne the battle,” and offers several support and service options designed with caregivers in mind. These programs are available both in and out of your home to help you care for the Veteran you love and for yourself.
2-1-1 San Diego
Serving the entire population of our region, 2-1-1 San Diego connects you with an extensive list of community, health and disaster services through a free, 24/7 stigma-free phone service and a searchable online database. Using the power of technology and innovation, 2-1-1 connects people to the help they need. You can search for veteran serving, as well as other community wide, services.
County of San Diego Health and Human Services
The Health and Human Services Agency provides a broad range of health and social services to promote wellness, self-sufficiency, and a better quality of life for individuals and families in San Diego County. The Agency integrates health and social services through a unified service-delivery system that is family focused and community-based. They run a 24/7 crisis hotline 858-724-7240 that frequently serves veterans.
Southern Caregivers Family Resource Center
Southern Caregiver Resource Center (SCRC) offers services to family caregivers of adults with chronic and disabling conditions or diseases. With a team of highly-qualified, professional staff, SCRC helps families through a full range of programs and services. They have a special program for veterans
San Diego Veterans Coalition
The San Diego Veterans Coalition (SDVC) serves the needs of regional Veterans by improving collaboration and coordination among community service providers in all sectors (non-profit, county, state, federal, informal councils, Veteran groups) so that delivery of services is more comprehensive, interconnected, and Veteran Family-centric. While the SDVC does not directly provide services to veterans, going to its website will give you the scope of services available in the San Diego area from over 130 other agencies.
“The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceive the Veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation.”