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Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital

 

Domiciliary Care for Homeless Veterans

Domiciliary

The Bedford Domiciliary is a Psychosocial Rehabilitation Program designed specifically to assist homeless Veterans.  The Domiciliary consists of a multidisciplinary team that encompasses a variety of perspectives intended to assist Veterans with their individualized treatment plans for rehabilitation and eventual reintegration into their respective communities.  The Domiciliary is a 50-bed unit that includes a 12-bed wing for Women only. The Women’s wing is located in a secured area within the Domiciliary with separate bathroom, shower and laundry facilities.

The Domiciliary Care for Homeless Veterans offers a variety of Evidence-Based Treatments

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Seeking Safety, and Expressive Therapy (Art & Creative Writing)
  • Psycho-education Groups on Recovery from Substance Abuse and other Mental Health issues
  • Individual & Group Psychotherapy (both co-ed and Women-only groups)
  • Compensated Work Therapy (CWT), Vocational Training & Transitional Housing Opportunities
  • Referrals for Combat-Related or MST Treatment Programs

General Admission Criteria

  • Eligible for Veterans Benefits
  • Homeless or at risk for homelessness
  • Not withdrawing or in need of detoxification
  • Not currently at risk for harm to self or others
  • Ability to follow through with an individualized treatment plan for rehabilitation

Contact Information
Phone: 781-687-2795
Fax: 781-687-2791

Contact Info

Location

  • Bedford VA
    Building 7

Contact Number(s)

  • 781-687-2795

Hours of Operation

  • Call Mon - Fri
    8:30 - 4:30