Social Work - VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System
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VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System


Social Work

About the Program

Social Work & Community-based Service at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System is an integral part of the healthcare team, and assists Veterans and their families with the stress of an illness, social, and financial hardship.

Services Offered

Support, education, and counseling are available:

  • to veterans with drug, alcohol, medical/surgical, and emotional problems
  • to help veterans and their families understand and adjust to an illness or disability
  • to veterans and family members who want to prepare Advance Directives and Durable Powers of Attorney for healthcare
  • to help veterans and their families cope with terminal illness
  • to family members about legal issues such as commitment and guardianship

Social/Community-based Service also educates and assists Veterans and their families with obtaining available resources within the VA system and in the community.

This may include but not limited to:

  • home health and skilled services
  • transportation
  • community living
  • hospice
  • homemaker and respite services
  • discharge planning
  • benefit and financial resources
  • transition services for returning combat Veterans
  • Caregiver support
  • Resources for the visually-impaired

Please contact the Social Work & Community-based Service office at (734) 845-3417 for assistance or questions.

Contact Info


  • Hospital
    First floor, Room B157

Contact Number(s)

  • 734-845-3417

Hours of Operation

  • Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm