United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - Coaching into Care

United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - MIRECC and CoE

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General Information
Description of Servicethe Veterans Health Administration's Coaching into Care provides a free and confidential coaching service to help callers discover new ways to support their Military Members with a goal of getting them into Mental Health treatment or learn of other resources to resolve issues. The Families of Soldiers and Veterans now have a chance to receive assistance and on-going follow-up with a Life Coach from the VA.

Coaching Into Care is aimed to show the Family Member how to support their Military Member, with regular one-on-one ‘life coaching’ via phone, which provides the skills of communication, education, navigating the VA system, treatment options, how to positively deal with a Military Member’s resistance to treatment; use of web-based video training to understand causes and find solutions.
Geographical AreaUnited States. (Includes all PA counties: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York)
Intake ProcedureApply for your VA benefits at your Local Regional Offices: VA regional offices can assist you with filing the appropriate VA forms.Also, to apply for a specific benefit, visit Applying for Benefits. In addition, VSO's (Veteran Service Organizations) can assist you as well by answering general questions and even petitioning on your behalf for services they believe you are qualified to receive.
Helpful TipsRequest Coaching Into Care materials (information sheets and cards, letter inserts, magnets): CIC.Materials@va.gov

text Get Help NOW to 838255
Client Information
Target PopulationMilitary/Veterans
EligibilityYou may be eligible for VA benefits if you are a: veteran; veteran's dependent; surviving spouse, child or parent of a deceased veteran; uniformed service member; present or former reservist or National Guard member.
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 8:00pm EST
Contact Information
Contact's Email General questions: CoachingIntoCare@va.gov
Physical Site Address 1 810 Vermont Avenue NW
Physical Site City, State, Zip Washington, DC 20420
Main Phone 888-823-7458
Hotline Phone 800-273-8255
Service Location Email CoachingIntoCare@va.gov
Web Address www.mirecc.va.gov/coaching
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Health Administration
Affiliated Program: United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - MIRECC and CoE
This Service: United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - Coaching into Care
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Active Military (YN-0500)
Condition Specific Mental Health Information/Education (RR-5150.1500)
Counseling Approaches (RD)
Dementia (YF-3000.2380)
Dual Diagnosis (YF-5000.2100)
Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Services (R)
Mental Health Counselors (YO-5000.5200)
Mental Health Issues (YZ-5000)
Military Reserves (YN-5000)
Operation Enduring Freedom Veterans (YN-9000.6000)
Operation Iraqi Freedom Veterans (YN-9000.6050)
Operation New Dawn Veterans (YN-9000.6065)
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (YF-5000.0500-650)
Psychotic Disorders (YF-5000.5550)
Retired Military (YN-7000)
Schizophrenia (YF-5000.5550-800)
Suicide Counseling (RP-1400.8000-825)
Suicide Issues (YZ-8420)
Suicide Prevention Hotlines (RP-1500.1400-800)
Suicide Prevention Programs (RR-5150.5000-800)
Veterans (YN-9000)