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Caregiver Support

For any questions, you may contact Ms. Sandra Lenz, LCSW or Peggy Spears, LICSW/BCD at the Walla Walla VAMC (contact information to the right), or alternatively the Caregivers of Veterans Support Line at (855) 260-3274. If a Veteran is eligible for VA services, but is not yet enrolled, call either the Support Line or your local Caregiver Support Coordinator for help with enrollment and/or other resources within your community. If you are a caregiver for a Veteran and are not receiving Veteran support care from your local VA, take a moment to visit or call 888.687-8863 to get assistance to determine eligibility (click here for Eligibility information online at the Walla Walla VAMC).

Caregiver Support: 855-260-3274

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.

Caring for Seriously Injured 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.

Find your Caregiver Support Coordinator


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.


Sandra Lenz, LCSW
Program Coordinator
Building 68, Room 225
509-525-5200 Ext. 26715

Peggi Spears, LICSW, BCD
Program Coordinator
Bldg. 68, Rm. 205
509-525-5200 Ext. 26737

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Caregiver Support: 855-260-3274