How RSL DefenceCare helps veterans and their families

The partner charity of RSL NSW and sub-Branches, RSL DefenceCare, is a charity and not-for-profit organisation helping Australian veterans and their families in times of injury, illness, or crisis.
A suite of services is offered to veterans free of charge and include assistance with Department of Veterans’ Affairs claims, advocacy at the Veterans’ Review Board, counselling, support during a crisis or the death of a loved one, and financial assistance.

RSL DefenceCare offers information, veteran assistance and advice with Department of Veterans’ Affairs compensation claims and benefits under:

  • Military Rehabilitation & Compensation Act (MRCA)
  • Veterans’ Entitlement Act (VEA); and
  • Safety, Rehabilitation & Compensation Act (SRCA).

Other RSL DefenceCare services include:

  • Financial assistance
  • Housing assistance
  • Bereavement services
  • Counselling
  • Community support
  • Disaster assistance
  • Assistance with Forms

If you or someone you know needs assistance, please contact the team at RSL DefenceCare.

Find a full list of the range of services available here

You can help support veterans by donating to RSL DefenceCare here.

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