Open Arms – Veterans & Family Counselling was founded by Australia's Vietnam veterans. It is Australia’s leading provider of mental health assessment and counselling for Australian veterans and their families.

  • About us

    This video provides a brief history of Open Arms, and the services offered.

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    Our story

    Open Arms – Veterans and Veterans Family Counselling (formerly VVCS) was founded by Australia's Vietnam veterans after a difficult chapter in Australia's history
  • Contact us / feedback

    If you are looking for counselling and support services, call us any time on 1800 011 046.

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    Governance

    Our National Advisory Committee (NAC) provides the Minister for Veterans and Defence Personnel with independent advice on how veteran needs can be met through Open Arms.
  • Offices

    Open Arms provides counselling services across Australia, through our regional offices and Outreach Provider Network.
  • Research and collaboration

    Open Arms contributes to a wide range of research projects in Australia and around the world, as well as funding professional development for counsellors.

  • Work for Open Arms

    Work with Australia's leading provider of clinical counselling services for the veteran community.