Open Arms - Veterans and Families Counselling

formerly Veterans & Veterans Families Counselling Service - South Australia

Organisation Address
99 Frome St Adelaide, SA 5000
Organisation Phone
1800 011 046
Organisation Email
GPO Box 9998 Brisbane, Queensland 4001
Hours:
Telephone, 24 hours 7 days per week
Adelaide Office, Mon - Fri, 8:30 am - 5pm
Mawson Lakes Office, By appointment
Eligibility:
Current serving personnel
Personnel transitioning to civilian life
Ex-serving members and peacekeepers
Families and children of those who have served
Partners of those who have served
Ex-partners.
Access:
Wheelchair access, Accessible toilets
Branch address:
  • Innovation House, 50 Mawson Lakes Boulevard
  • Mawson Lakes SA 5095
Open Arms - Veteran and Family Counselling (formerly VVCS) is a national mental health service that provides 24-hour free and confidential counselling, group programs and suicide prevention training for current and ex-serving ADF members, and their family. 

Professional, military aware, support to all current and former serving ADF personnel and their family members.
Information
Services
  • Counselling - individual, couple and family
  • After hours telephone crisis counselling
  • Veterans Line
  • Group programs for veterans, partners, couples and children of Vietnam veterans
  • Stress and anger management, alcohol treatment
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) support
  • Partners support groups
  • Health education
  • Communication skills
  • Lifestyle management
  • Groups for sons and daughters
  • Retirement planning
  • Information and referral
Last updated: 07/11/2018
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