Social Work - VA Boston Healthcare System
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VA Boston Healthcare System


Social Work

Social Work at VA Boston Healthcare System is an integral part of healthcare, helping veterans and their families with problems associated with the stress of an illness. In many cases, social workers join with other healthcare providers to meet patient needs.


VA Boston employs over 100 social workers in various roles throughout its sites.


Services Offered


Social workers provide a variety of services within the VA system and in the community, to include the following:

-Counseling and psychotherapy

-Patient education

-Caregiver support

- Case management
 - travel
 - fiduciary
 - independent living skills
 - medication management

-Homelessness programs and service

-Residential and transitional living

-Discharge planning: assessing the needs of the veteran, and working with the veteran and family for an appropriate placement


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Contact Info


  • Jamaica Plain, West Roxbury, Brockton

Contact Number(s)

  • 800-865-3384

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday
    8 am - 4 pm