Open Arms

(Formerly Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling - VVCS)

Our psychologists are Outreach Provider Counsellors for Open Arms. Open Arms provides free and confidential counselling to anyone who has served at least one day in the Australian Defence Force, and the veteran community.

Open Arms' counselling and support services are available to:

  • Current serving personnel

  • Personnel transitioning to civilian life

  • Ex-serving members and peacekeepers

  • Families and children of those who have served

  • Partners of those who have served

  • Ex-partners.

If you think you might be eligible for Open Arms counselling and wish to learn more about how Open Arms can help you or someone in your family, please call Open Arms on 1800 011 046 or visit the Open Arms website for a referral.

They will assess your eligibility and then contact Bridge Street Psychology for you should you be eligible.