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Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VAMC

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Social Work

Social Work at Philadelphia VA Medical Center is an integral part of health care. We help veterans and their families with problems associated with the stress of an illness.

Social workers help veterans find resources to meet their needs within the VA system and in their community such as:

  • home health services
  • legal services
  • transportation
  • community living

Services Offered

Social work offers counseling:

  • to veterans with drug, alcohol, 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 health care or finances
  • to help veterans and their families cope with terminal illness
  • to family members about legal issues such as commitment and guardianship

Counseling is conducted through:

  • one-on-one discussions
  • family conferences
  • group classes

Contact Info

Location

  • Philadelphia VA Medical Center

Contact Number(s)

  • 215-823-5800 Ext. 4397

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.