Health and wellbeing

Health and Wellbeing

Veterans Sport

Supporting the health and wellbeing of veterans and their families through sport and recreation

Open Arms

Giving current and ex-serving ADF personnel and their families access to free and confidential counselling, group treatment programs, suicide prevention training and a community peer network to support mental health and wellbeing.

Solider On

Soldier On specialises in assisting service personnel and their families throughout their career transition process. Their professional program officers can help to identify pathways into employment and education, translate skills, further develop resumes, navigate the job market (including the Soldier On Job Portal) and support individuals during and after the application process. This assistance is always free of charge to current and ex Service Personnel and their spouses. The assistance can take place Face-to-Face at a centre or electronically.

National Healthcare Centre Concord

The National Centre for Veterans’ Healthcare (NCVH), located at Concord Repatriation General Hospital, provides a comprehensive holistic approach to care for Australia’s Veterans. The NCVH will provide a range of specialist services. All Veterans will be linked with a Case Manager, with clinical care provided by a collaborative multidisciplinary team of health professionals.

Eyes Front

Eyes Front Ltd is a public benevolent institution formed to relieve poverty, distress and helplessness for those in the community in need of assistance. Efforts are targeted toward returned service men and women, their families, the homeless, children and adolescents.

We aim to address the following needs and issues faced by these groups including but not limited to:

- mental illness, depression, social anxiety

- substance misuse and abuse

- hunger and a lack of basic needs such as food, clothing and blankets

- the transition to civilian life for ex-service people

- relationship assistance for the vulnerable who suffer from domestic abuse, unsafe relationships and dysfunctional families

- antisocial behaviour that leads to incarceration and recidivism

- illiteracy and financial illiteracy