Caregivers need support, just like the Veterans they care for each day. 

Caregiver Action Network
Specific ideas to help caregivers and tools for safety, care, medications and other resources.
Caregivers on the Home Front
The mission of Caregivers on the Home Front Inc., is to provide caregivers of our nation’s veterans and first responders with hopefulness, a sense of togetherness, and a firm foundation of resiliency. Call (816) 462-2022 for more information.
It’s your mind’s and body’s response to demanding situations or events. Not all stress is bad. It can energize you and help you perform at your best. But too much stress, or stress that lasts too long, can take a toll. This link will connect with with podcasts and audio versions of mindfulness exercises to help relieve stress.
Easter Seals
Hour-long on-demand educational sessions for all military caregivers, providing tips and tools on topics including depression, childcare, intimacy, hearing loss, caregiver self-care and home safety. Select webinars are available in Spanish. Call 1-800-221-6827 for more information.
Exceptional Lives
Find resources and easy-to-read information for parents and caregivers of children and young adults with disabilities. For more information call 1-844-354-1212 or email
Families Anonymous
Families Anonymous (FA) is not drug, alcohol, or behavior specific. Members focus on themselves—on their recovery from codependency and on changing any of their attitudes and behaviors (e.g., denial, enabling, rescuing, controlling, manipulating, and a whole range of other crippling actions and emotions) that prevent their own recovery and that of their addicted loved ones.
Give An Hour
A non-profit organization offering FREE mental health resources for military and families affected by the current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Hidden Heroes
The goals of Hidden Heroes (Elizabeth Dole Foundation) are to raise awareness of the issues military caregivers confront every day, inspire individuals, businesses, communities, and civic, faith and government leaders to take action in supporting military caregivers in their communities and to establish a national registry, encouraging military caregivers to register at to better connect them to helpful resources and support. Call (202) 249-7170 for more information.
Hope for the Warriors
Hope For The Warriors provides comprehensive support programs for service members, veterans, and military families that are focused on transition, health and wellness, peer engagement, and connections to community resources.
Independence Fund
The Independence Fund’s mission is to empower our severely wounded Veterans and their Caregivers to take control of their lives. They provide the resources and tools that enable Veterans to regain their independence, and fight for their ability to sustain it.
Lotsa Helping Hands
Connecting people through the power of community — whether you need help or you want to provide help. You may be caring for an ill loved one, an aging parent, a child with special needs or a veteran. You may want to volunteer to help a friend or others in your neighborhood. However you define help — this is your home.
National Association of American Veterans, Inc.
This organization’s Military Family Program is geared toward helping the caregivers of veterans. The veterans assistance program provides emotional and financial support to families with children so they can help their veterans recover.
No Barriers
Once on the homepage, select Focus Areas, then select Caregivers. There, you will find two tabs, one explaining how they support veteran caregivers and the other will be a list of retreats and applications to them. This CO based organization is timely in their response and support. Call (970) 484-3633 for more information.
Operation Heal Our Patriots
Operation Heal Our Patriots gives wounded veterans and their spouses the opportunity for spiritual refreshment, physical renewal, and marriage enrichment.
Powerful Tools for Caregivers
This organization has some excellent tools for caregivers. While it may seem geared toward the aging, the materials available offer excellent insight into self care. Use the “contact” button to ask questions about materials that could be targeted to the special needs of your situation.
Department of Veterans Affairs
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC) offers enhanced clinical support for Family Caregivers of eligible Veterans. This website explains the program, shows how to apply, and much more. You can also contact the Caregiver Support Line at (855) 260-3274 for more information.
If you disagree, in whole or in part, with a Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC) decision, there are options for you to appeal or to request a Veterans Health Administration (VHA) review of the decision. This link shows easy-to-follow videos on how that process works.
Project Sanctuary
This is a FAMILY retreat for warriors with PTSD that has been operating since 2007. Project Sanctuary helps military families thrive with six-day, therapeutic retreats and an additional two years of family support services. Their evidenced-based program is the only program that treats the entire family, helping veterans, spouses, caregivers, and kids heal together.
Share the Care
Share the Care is a concept in a book for purchase that describes ways to reach out to one another and share the care.
Transition Employment Assistance for Military Spouses and Caregivers (TEAMS) is a series of Department of Labor (DOL) employment workshops that extend the Department’s Transition Assistance Program to assist military spouses and caregivers as they plan and prepare for their job search in pursuit of their employment goals. All TEAMS workshops are instructor-led virtual training, provided at a variety of times, to meet the needs of individuals stationed throughout the world.
The Gary Sinese Foundation
The Gary Sinese Foundation serves our nation by honoring our defenders, veterans, first responders, their families, and those in need. See the many programs they have for veterans and first responders.
Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Caregiver Support Program (CSP) offers clinical services to caregivers of eligible and covered Veterans enrolled in the VA health care system. The program’s mission is to promote the health and well-being of family caregivers who care for our Nation’s Veterans, through education, resources, support, and services. contact your local VA facility CSP Team/Caregiver Support Coordinator found in the weblink provided above, or call the VA Caregiver Support Line(CSL) at 1-855-260-3274.
Warrior Care
This is a comprehensive resource directory for caregivers.
Warriors at Ease
Warriors at Ease is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2011. Its robust, world-class training programs were created as a result of the success of these studies and directly address the unique physical and mental health challenges faced by service members, their families, and caregivers.
Quality of Life
They fill a gap in support for caregivers who provide daily, substantial care for their wounded veteran and their families. Wounded Veteran Family Care Program (WVFCP) works hand in hand with coordinating agencies to remove barriers by providing advocacy and support to caregivers negotiating benefits, including PCAFC benefits.