Welfare and Wellbeing Assistance
For any crisis, including medical emergencies call 000
Do you or one of your mates need a hand but you’re not too sure what help is available? Thankfully there is plenty of Help available. Our members recommend:
|Health and Wellbeing Apps
|Browse our selection of healthcare apps from our trusted information partners.
|Australian Government Phone Apps
|Download an app to your smartphone or tablet to access Australian government resources from the palm of your hand.
|Other help services
|Number to call
|Australian Defence Force All Hours Support Line
|1800 628 036
|The All-hours Support Line (ASL) is a confidential telephone service for ADF members and their families that is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
|VVCS – Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service
Department of Veteran's Affairs - Australia
DVA - At Ease Mental Health
Training and Information Program (TIP)
|1800 011 046
|A specialised, free and confidential counselling service for Australian veterans, peacekeepers and their families, available 24 hours, seven days a week.
|13 11 14
|An Australian counselling service that respects everyone’s right to be heard, understood and cared for.
|National domestic violence hotline
|1800 200 526
|This hotline is available 24hrs and guarantees a confidential discussion with an experienced counsellor for anyone experiencing violence.
|Defence: National Welfare Coordination Centre
|1800 801 026
|Providing 24/7 support and information for Defence families
|RSL of WA Advocacy Assistance
|08 9287 3799
|Advocacy is the act of making representations on behalf of others to ensure that they receive a fair hearing of their case or an outcome they seek. In the context of the RSL this means providing support to veterans who are seeking entitlements, based on their service, from the Department of Veteran Affairs.
|RSL of WA Welfare Support
|08 9287 3799
|RSLWA Welfare provides a full range of welfare services to the veteran community including allied, currently serving members and their dependants.
|Support, Health & Well-being Sites
|Adventure / Challenge
|Adventure Kokoda Treks
|MEENTHEENA - Veterans Retreats of Western Australia Incorporated
|0417 183 871 [Secretary]
|Meentheena Veterans Retreat is dedicated to those who have served in the Australian military forces, as well as para-military veterans who have served in peace-keeping roles, police, fire and rescue, ambulance officers and state emergency service volunteers.
|Defence Transition Support Services
Defence Community Organisation
|1800 624 608
|For more advice on your transition to civilian life, contact the all-hours Defence Family Helpline.
|Defence Force Welfare Association
|(02) 6265 9530
0438 282 284
|Office Hours: Monday thru Friday 0900 to 1630 hrs