VA Caregiver Program

Below are specific programs offered by the VA Healthcare Administration for family or individuals caring for Veterans in their home or in the community. An Accredited County Veterans Service Officer will be able to  assist you in learning more about them. Please contact our office to schedule an appointment at 503-988-8387. You can also find more resources and information on the VA Caregiver Homepage.

  • Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC) -  The Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC) is for eligible Veterans who have incurred or aggravated a serious injury in the line of duty on or before May 7, 1975 or on or after September 11, 2001. This program provides resources, education, support, a financial stipend, and health insurance (if eligible), beneficiary travel (if eligible), to caregivers of eligible Veterans.

  • Program of General Caregiver Support Services (PGCSS) The Program of General Caregiver Support Services (PGCSS) provides resources, education and support to caregivers of Veterans. The Veteran does not need to have a service-connected condition, for which the caregiver is needed, and may have served during any era. No formal application is required.