VETERANS

DVA Information

The Veterans’ Affairs Information Kit is a guide for payments and services provided by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) drawn from DVA Facts Sheets. It provides a comprehensive guide to payments and services available to veterans and their families including the current rates of pensions and allowances.

The DVA website has a full database listing of DVA Fact Sheets that are updated regularly. To check for updated Fact Sheets go to DVA Fact Sheets web page.

Crisis Support

In the event of an emergency – please phone 000

If you, or someone you know need immediate help, please contact one of the following crisis lines:

BEYOND BLUE 

can be contacted for support any time of the day or night and provide one-on-one chats with trained mental health professionals. Their number is 1300 22 4636.

LIFELINE 

provides crisis support and suicide prevention services and is contactable on 13 11 14.

OPEN ARMS (FORMERLY VETERANS AND VETERANS’ FAMILIES COUNSELLING SERVICE (VVCS))

offers free services with counsellors and has a 24-hour contact number in case you need assistance outside of business hours. Open Arms is contactable on 1800 011 046.  This service is for current Australian Defence personnel, Veterans, and Families.

SOLDIER ON

Soldier On’s mission is to work side by side with those who serve and protect Australia, and their families, HELPing them to secure their futures.

We work side by side to help secure their futures.

 

Australian Resource Centre for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

ACNC Registered Charity
ACNC Registered Charity