Open Arms Veterans & Families Counselling Services

Service Description

A counselling and support service for veterans, ex-serving community members and their families who are experiencing service related mental health and wellbeing conditions. Services include individual, couple and family counselling, and after hours crisis telephone counselling service, group programs for mental health issues, including anxiety, depression, sleep problems and anger, support for complex needs and a crisis assistance program for Vietnam veterans. All services provided confidentially. Services provided to those over 5 years old.

Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm


Referral System

Assessed on case by case basis, Referrals may be self referral, ADF Health Provider, Allied Mental Health or Health Professional- an intake interview will be completed with a counsellor.

Service Fees


Disability Access


Organisational Information

Area Served


Parent Organisation

Department of Veteran Affairs

Postal Address

GPO Box 4077

Sydney South



Other Information

Volunteering Opportunities


Other Contacts

DVA 133 254, 1800 555 254

Last Updated: 30 December 2022