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VA Northern California Health Care System

 

Caregiver Support

Shon Tamblyn, LCSWUPCOMING EVENTS

August 2015

  • Stepping into Stillness: Maintaining Your Center of Gravity While Caring for a Loved One with Complex Medical Needs
  • A telephone education group focused on strategies to enhance resilience and restore balance.
    Facilitated by the VA Caregiver Support Line.
  • Tuesday, August 11th at 7am PST
    Wednesday, August 19th at 4pm PST

September 2015

  • Safe Haven: Building on Family Strength
  • A telephone education group focused on strategies to enhance resilience and restore balance.
    Facilitated by the VA Caregiver Support Line.
  • Tuesday, September 8th at 7am PST With Encore Sessions
    Wednesday, September 16th at 4pm PST
    Wednesday, September 23rd at 12pm PST

October 2015

  • Choosing Your Words: Harnessing the Power of Communication
  • A telephone education group focused on strategies to enhance resilience and restore balance.
    Facilitated by the VA Caregiver Support Line.
  • Tuesday, October 6th at 7am PST With Encore Sessions
    Wednesday, October 21st at 4pm PST
    Wednesday, October 28th at 12pm PST

November 2015

  • Stepping into Stillness: Maintaining Your Center of Gravity When Caring for a Veteran Loved One
  • A telephone education group focused on strategies to enhance resilience and restore balance.
    Facilitated by the VA Caregiver Support Line.
  • Wednesday, November 4th at 12pm PST (*note time change) With encore sessions
    Tuesday, November 10th at 7am PST
    Wednesday, November 18th at 4pm PST

December 2015

  • Finding Comfort in the Healing Gifts of the Season
  • A telephone education group focused on strategies to enhance resilience and restore balance.
    Facilitated by the VA Caregiver Support Line.
  • Tuesday, December 8th at 7am PST With encore sessions
    Wednesday, December 16th at 4pm PST
    Wednesday, December 23rd at 12pm PST

* Visit www.myvehucampus.com and selection the "Upcoming Events" Icon in the virtual lobby. Then click the "Register" icon next to "VA Caregiver Conference".  Your minimum system requirements will be verified automatically. Then click "Continue to next step". Select the checkbox next to the session(s) you plan to attend and then click "Register. You will receive a confirmation by email.

New to MyVeHU Campus? Enrolling takes just a few minutes. Visit www.myvehucampus.com and click the ENROLL icon at the bottom of the page. Included are step by step instructions explaining how to enroll. If you need any assistance, please contact us. Email the MyVeHU Campus Helpdesk at support@myvehucampus.com or call 423-979-4368. For more information, visit www.vehu.va.gov . All sessions are presented online, streamed directly to your desktop or mobile device.

Caregiver Services

Caregiver Services

VA offers a number of services that can provide you with the support that's right for you. Whether you and the Veteran you care for could use some help at home or you just need someone to listen, we're here to support you. Follow the link to learn more about the variety of services available to Family Caregivers.

Benefits for Family Caregivers of Post-9/11 Veterans

Services for Family Caregivers of Post-9/11 Veterans

If you are the Family Caregiver of a Veteran who was injured post-9/11, you may be eligible for additional services through VA, including a stipend, comprehensive training and medical coverage through VA if you are not already covered by a plan. Follow the link to learn more about the services and to see if you are currently eligible.

Frequently Asked Questions

Questions?

Have questions about VA Caregiver Support Services? Contact VA's Caregiver Support Line (1-855-260-3274) or your local Caregiver Support Coordinator for assistance.

Contact

Shon Tamblyn, LCSW
Caregiver Support Coordinator
McClellan OPC
916-640-8452
shon.tamblyn@va.gov

MJ Fox, LCSW
Caregiver Support Coordinator
Martinez OPC
925-372-2154
Mary.Fox@va.gov

Patricia Gomez-Gillard, LCSW
Caregiver Support Coordinator
Redding OPC
530-247-7922
Patricia.Gomez-Gillard@va.gov

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Caregiver Support: 855-260-3274