Treatment Locators/Resource Guides

Clinical Care

  • Home Base
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
    • Regional Office, JFK Federal Building, Room 1525, Boston, MA 02203, 800-827-1000
    • Bedford VA Medical Center: 781-687-2000
    • Brockton VA Medical Center: 508-583-4500
    • Jamaica Plain (Boston) VA Medical Center: 617-232-9500
    • Northampton VA Medical Center: 413-584-4040
    • West Roxbury (Boston) VA Medical Center: 617-323-7700


** If someone you know is in crisis or facing an emergency, call 911, go to the nearest emergency room or call the Veteran Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255

Treatment Locators/Resource Guides


Talking With Children

Talking with children about a parent’s upcoming Military deployment or homecoming can be challenging. If something troubling about the Military is covered widely in the news, it is difficult to know how to talk about it. At Home Base, we like to say, “for every one warrior, there are ten worriers.” Depending on a child’s age or life experience, a parent’s absence and return can be cause for great joy—or stress. Family routines are changed and so is communication.

The Family Support Team at Home Base has experience in working with children and families as family relationships and routines change. We’ve prepared three tools to help parents talk with children during these challenging times: