Who we help

Open Arms provides free and confidential counselling to anyone who has served at least one day in the ADF, and their families.

Open Arms' counselling and support services are available to

Open Arms can help you build resilience, and enhance your mental health and wellbeing
Whether it's three months or three years since you left the ADF, it pays to know what help is available.
Open Arms can help you work through mental health and wellbeing issues after you’ve left the service
Open Arms supports partners and ex-partners of those who have served at least one day with the Australian Defence Force
Counselling support can help you build strong and healthy relationships at all stages of family life
Being the son or daughter of a veteran can lead to a unique childhood. If your parents are serving or ex-serving, services and resources are available, regardless of your age.
No matter how old your kids are, you never stop caring. This page provides resources for parents of those in the serving and ex-serving community, and steps you can take to support your son or daughter.

Call us

To check your eligibility for Open Arms counselling and learn more about how we can help you or your family, call Open Arms on 1800 011 046.