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Formerly known as the Defence Service Assistance Centre and part of RSL Welfare and Benevolent Institution, DefenceCare helps service men and women throughout their lives whenever they are doing it tough and need a helping hand.

You may leave the Defence Force, but DefenceCare will always be there for you.

We understand that each service man or woman’s situation is unique and we aim to help without judgement.

We also promote the support of our veterans amongst the wider Australian community.

DefenceCare is proudly part of RSL NSW.

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This month DefenceCare was there for...an ex-serving member battling to support his son

David's son struggles regularly with his mental health, which can also at times be a battle for David, and ex-Reservist his father and carer.

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Become a corporate supporter

DefenceCare is looking for businesses to help current and ex-serving members of the Australian Defence Force and their families in times of injury, illness or crisis.

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Support the Nelson Bay PTSD Awareness and Fundraiser

Support Nelson Bay's PTSD Awareness and Fundraiser Night on 2 August. Call 0249 811 272 for tickets.

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