Caregiver Support In-Home Respite - Fargo
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The Volunteer Caregiver Support In Home Respite Program provides homebound Veterans with the opportunity to have qualified and trained volunteers come into their homes and provide a break for the primary caregiver. Compassionate volunteers are carefully matched with Veterans, based on geographic location and common interests.
The Volunteer providing support will visit once or twice per week for a few hours each visit. The companionship, intellectual engagement and reassurance these visits provide boost the mental health and quality of life of Veterans in our community while giving the caregiver a much deserved break.
Caregiver Support Volunteers Provide:
Companionship for a Veteran, friendship with a Veteran and their family, and a break for the caregiver.
Caregiver Support Volunteers Do NOT provide:
Household chores, physical hands-on care, transportation of the Veteran, etc.
We are currently recruiting volunteers with weekday availability to serve Veterans in Fargo and surrounding areas.
About Fargo VA Healthcare System
2101 Elm Street N, Fargo, ND 58102, US
To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s veterans.
Since 1929, VAMC Fargo has been improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation. We consider it our privilege to serve your health care needs in any way we can. Services are available to more than 89,000 veterans living in North Dakota, Minnesota, and South Dakota.
We'll work with your schedule.
Fargo and surrounding areasFargo, ND 58102
- People 55+
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Flexible schedule 2-8 hours per week.
- Compassionate, caring, desire to honor the Veterans we serve