Veterans Support Services

Leongatha Resource HubWelfare Office opening Hours Thursday 10am-3pm
Welfare Office: (03) 5662 0979 or Leongatha RSL Reception: (03) 5662 2012
Compensation Advocate’sMr Phil Head & Mr Terry Busk
(Please note: Advocates available for appointments on Thursdays or contactable for
5662 2012 outside of these times.)
Military Compensationadvice, claim assistance, liaison
Service Pensionsadvice, claims, assistance, liaison
Assistancehospital visits, funerals, information facilities, home assistance, gardening etc.
Ex-Servicerecord access, medal entitlements
ActivitiesANZAC Day, Remembrance Day etc
AppealsANZAC/Poppy, Research Service Pensions/Welfare
OPEN ARMS (Formerly VVCS) Eligibility at a Glance: The Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service (VVCS) provides free and confidential nation-wide counselling and support for war and service mental health conditions, such as post traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, sleep disturbance and anger.  Support is also available for relationship and family matters that can arise due to the unique nature of military service.

If you require assistance outside of the Resource Hub opening hours please contact the Leongatha RSL Sub-Branch on 03 5662 2012 or 03 5662 2747

For Help, to learn more, or to check eligibility, call 1800 011 046 or visit
Volunteers support program application form click here