Links to support services

A range of supports are listed below for those in Australia, Canada and the UK.


Defence and Veteran

First Responder

All families


·       Atlas Institute for Veterans and Families: and their Connection Box

·       Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services (CFMWS): 

CAFKids Help Line by CFMWS: 1-800-668-6868 or by text 686868 or

Family Information Line | CFMWS

CFMWS | Operational Stress Injury Social Support (OSISS) | CFMWS

Family Information Line-The Family Information Line offers supportive counselling seven days a week, 24 hours a day. This confidential, personal, bilingual service provides information, support, referrals, reassurance and crisis management to the military community. 1-800-866-4546

·       Heroes in Mind Advocacy and Research Consortium (HiMARC):

·       Kids Help Phone:

·       Military Family Services, Family Information Line:

·       Veterans Affairs Canada Assistance Service: 1-800-268-7708

·       Wounded Warriors Canada:

·       Operational Stress Injury Social Support (OSISS)- National peer support program for Canadian Armed Forces members, Veteran and Families living with OSIs 1-800-883-6094 



In the first instance please speak to your General Practitioner (GP). 

Combat Stress provides the following supports

24/7 Free helpline:   0800 1381619


Text: 07537 173683


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