Open Arms Veterans and Families Counselling Service

Phone: 1800 011 046 (24 hours; national number); 02 8633 2700 (Office)

Fax: 02 9635 5568

Location: Level 3, Tower B, 280 Elizabeth St, Surry Hills NSW 2010

Mail: GPO Box 9998, Brisbane QLD 4001



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Description: Provides counselling service and group programs for veterans of all wars and peace keeping missions (not just Vietnam), their partners and families. Provides outreach services through contracted professionals. Veterans Line provides an after hours telephone service. VVCS has centres across Australia. VVCS also has a network of outreach counsellors to provide a local VVCS counselling service to most rural and remote parts of Australia.

Hours: 24 hours (Phone line), Mon-Fri 9am-5pm (Office)

Fees: Free service

Contact: Overseas connection line: +61 8 8241 4546 locations over Australia

Referral: See website for eligibility criteria.

Transport: Close to Central station

Disability Access: Yes (Lift and disabled toilet facilities)

Area Served: NSW; ACT

Keywords: Veterans; Children and Families; Post Traumatic Stress Disorders; Trauma Counselling; Family Counselling; People with a Disability; Older People; Relationships Counselling; Drug and Alcohol Counselling; Gambling Counselling; Crisis Counselling; Mental Health Services; Anxiety; Depression; Anger Management; Sleep Disorders; Support Groups; Phone or Web Information Services

Alternative Names: Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service

Parent Organisation: Department of Veterans Affairs

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