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Online Caregiver Chat

We invite caregivers from all eras, all relationships, and across all locations to connect with their peers for support in a text-only chat.

By American Red Cross Military and Veteran Caregiver Network (MVCN)

When and where

Date and time

Wednesday, September 7, 2022 · 5 - 6pm PDT



About this event

Our caregiver chats are live interactions in a text only format -- all interactions are done simply by texting and/or typing your responses. Our chats are conducted in a safe environment using Slack. Caregivers can access the chat by using red-cross-mvcn-caregiver-channel on from a PC or the Slack mobile app.

How to join Caregiver Chats on Slack:

  1. Register for the chat in Eventbrite
  2. Download the Slack app on a computer or mobile device
  3. Watch for an email invitation to join MVCN's Slack channel on the day of the chat
  4. Follow the instructions in the email to join Slack (**You may need to check your spam or junk folder for the Slack invitation**)
  5. Login to Slack and select red-cross-mvcn-caregiver-channel on the top left side of the screen (MVCN staff will add you to this channel. If you do not have the channel available when the chat begins, please email

If you have participated in chats previously, you will have continued access to the red-cross-mvcn-caregiver-channel.

**Please note - registration ends 2 hours prior to the chat to allow MVCN time to add members to our channel.

Please visit our website to join our community of caregivers. Visit the safe and secure, caregiver-only Online Community available 24/7 for support.

Find additional peer support events on our Caregiver Calendar

About the organizer

The mission of the MVCN is to provide our nation’s military and veteran caregivers of all eras with peer support to reduce isolation and increase connection, engagement, knowledge, skills and hope.


The MVCN helps caregivers of all eras and at all stages of caregiving by providing access to three peer support programs:

Online Peer Support Community
Peer Mentor Support Program
Peer Support Groups (Online & Community-Based)

The MVCN helps caregivers of all eras and at all stages, including partners and supporters, by providing access to two public caregiver-focused services:

Hero Care Resource Directory

Caregiver Calendar



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