Providence VA Medical Center, Rhode Island
Social Work Service
VA Social Work Service and Geriatrics and Extended Care (GEC)
Social Workers at the Providence VAMC can be found throughout a variety of programs providing a range of services to¬† veterans .¬† They are licensed master's level clinicians who can assist with case management, care coordination, individual and group psychotherapy, psychosocial assessment, home health care coordination, community education, caregiver supports, and end-of-life and advance care planning.
Our Social Workers assist homeless veterans, nephrology patients, returning veterans and their caregivers,¬† primary care patients, geriatric patients, and those struggling with mental illness.¬† Social workers are available¬†¬†¬† to¬†provide education on Advance Directives, home health programs, and community resources. Our geriatric extended care program provides home-based primary care services, home tele-health, adult day program, respite services, and nursing home placement.
If you would like to speak with someone from the Social Work and GEC Service please call 401-273-7100, ext. 6105.