Veterans Support Centre Belconnen ACT (02) 6255 1599
Welfare services

You don’t have to face this alone. Call us, if you would like to discuss your needs.

Phone (02) 6255 1599

Or you can use the links below to find out about various services.

Links to other agencies

Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) is an Australian Government agency which provides support and information for:

  • veterans and their dependants
  • Australian Defence Force personnel
  • war widows/widowers
  • Australian participants in British Nuclear Tests in Australia
  • members of the Australian Federal Police, and
  • students, teachers and historians.

Open Arms provides free and confidential, nation-wide counselling and support for war and service-related mental health conditions, such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression.

Open Arms also provides relationship and family counselling to address issues that can arise due to the unique nature of military service. Open Arms counsellors have an understanding of military culture and can work with clients to find effective solutions for improved mental health and wellbeing.

The Black Dog Institute is dedicated to understanding, preventing and treating mental illness.

The Anzac Centre is part of the Phoenix Centre for post-traumatic mental health, focusing on the mental health of veterans. Services are anticipated to commence in the second half of 2018.

Lifeline on 13 11 14

Kids Helpline on 1800 551 800

MensLine Australia on 1300 789 978

Suicide Call Back Service on 1300 659 467

Beyond Blue on 1300 22 46 36

Headspace on 1800 650 890

QLife on 1800 184 527