Support services

Open Arms offers a range of support services that help create a safe and supportive environment for the serving and ex-serving community and their families.

Our support services are tailored to meet the needs and concerns of current and ex-serving personnel and their families. Case management is also available to help manage complex needs.

To learn more about the services below, call 1800 011 046 and speak to an Open Arms counsellor.


A service enabling service and ex-service personnel to meet and discuss issues with another veteran.

Workshops for family, friends, or others in the veteran community to recognise warning signs and learn intervention strategies.

A factsheet explaining how mental health concerns can affect veterans and their families, and what help is available.

A factsheet describing how PTSD can affect veterans and their families, and outlines available help and treatment.