Who We Help
RSL DefenceCare provides services to current and ex-serving Defence personnel, including those transitioning out of Defence. We also assist family members, and spouses of veterans. All our services are free of charge.
Find out more about the services available to you below.
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If you are a current or ex-serving veteran, or a family member of a veteran, we may be able to help you. RSL DefenceCare helps Australian veterans and their families in times of need.
We can assist with submitting claims to the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, or appealing rejected claims. This includes acting as an advocate at the Veterans’ Review Board.
For veterans and their partners looking for employment opportunities post-service, we provide employment support.
For veterans who are experiencing financial hardship, we can help cover the cost of bills and household essentials. If you are struggling to find a place to live, or stay in your home, we can provide housing assistance.
All our services are free of charge.
DVA Claims & Appeals
The process for lodging claims with DVA can be time consuming and stressful. It’s an important part of
ensuring you’re set up for life after service
Our claims and advocacy specialists are here to provide independent, professional advice and help you get the best possible result
considering your circumstances.
About RSL DefenceCare
RSL DefenceCare is a charity and not-for-profit organisation helping Australian veterans and their families in times of need.
We are focused on the lifetime wellbeing of veterans and provide free welfare support and services to veterans and their families.
RSL DefenceCare can help from the time someone joins the Australian Defence Force throughout their life whenever they need a hand.
We can also help family members when they are in need.
RSL DefenceCare’s aim is to help veterans and their families get through tough times and will continue helping as long as it is needed. We are always there.
We’re here to help.
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