Operating throughout Australia, Crime Stoppers has become an integral part of community safety with the information gathered and supplied by the community essential to assisting our police agencies with crime solving and prevention.
Crime Stoppers Australia (CSA) comprises a board of directors who represent their respective States or Territories as well as key members of the Government and private enterprise who are able to make a contribution to the safety of Australians.
WIRES (NSW Wildlife Information, Rescue and Education Service Inc.) has been rescuing and caring for native animals since 1985, officially launching as an organisation in March 1986. Our mission is to actively rehabilitate and preserve Australian wildlife and inspire others to do the same.
PetRescue is a national animal welfare charity enabling all Australians to discover the joy and unconditional love a rescue pet brings. With the awesome support of a growing community of pet lovers, PetRescue.com.au is now Australiaâ??s most visited charity website, helping to save the lives of thousands of homeless pets every month.
FCA is the peak body for financial counsellors in Australia.
Financial counsellors provide information, support and advocacy to assist people in financial difficulty. Working in community organisations, their services are free, independent and confidential. Financial counsellors have an extensive knowledge of a range of areas of law and policy, including consumer credit law, debt enforcement practices, the bankruptcy regime, industry hardship policies and government concession frameworks.
UTS provides all exchange, study abroad and international studies students with comprehensive health and travel insurance. Also UTS partners with International SOS (opens an external site). ISOS is a 24 hour emergency resource centre. You can contact this service for referral for emergency counselling for Australian Students overseas.
The Department of Foreign Affairs provides emergency services for Australians who are overseas (including Australian students on an overseas study exchange, placement or field study), these services include access to Lifeline 24/7 telephone Counselling.
Veterans For Child Rescue (V4CR) was formed specifically to EXPOSE that which has been covered up and suppressed â?? the dark and disgusting world of pedophile trafficking rings. These rings include members from every level of our society and involve unthinkable trauma inflicted upon innocent babies and children - the soul of our nation. -
Oftentimes, substance abuse is both a cause and a result of homelessness, frequently arising after people lose their housing. The stressful life of living on the streets, finding food, and begging for money only makes circumstances worse. "Individuals who suffer from homeless may also develop behavioral and mental health issues. This will cause them to go down a spiral of self-medication and never recover from their addiction"
VAKS is a voluntary network of community organisations and groups who offer sustenance via Vans and Kitchens. VAKS in itself, does not have its own van or kitchen. The VAKS website has been set up to support Vans and Kitchens that are already operating, each of which are autonomous and independent organisations.
Sleep problems are a common issue for people of all ages, but anyone diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder is more likely to experience difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep. Sleep disturbances and nightmares are common symptoms of PTSD, and these symptoms may even exacerbate other PTSD symptoms and make treatment more difficult.""
(U.S. Army Photo/Released) The Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) is a part of the U.S. Military Health System (link is external). Specifically, DVBIC is the traumatic brain injury (TBI) center of excellence for the Defense Health Agency (link is external). Founded in 1992 by Congress, DVBIC’s responsibilities have grown as its network of care and treatment sites has grown.
"VVCS" telephone number is a 24 hour service includes Country Veterans, out of hours CRISIS assistance, please contact a Clinical Counsellor telephone 1800-011-046.
The VVCS - What is it ?
It's a counselling service for veterans and their families.
Although Australia's military involvement in Vietnam ended in 1972 there are still many veterans who need assistance because of their war experiences.
"Legacy is a charity providing services to Australian families suffering after the injury or death of a spouse or parent, during or after their defence force service. We currently care for around 65,000 widow(er)s and 1,800 children and disabled dependants throughout Australia."
Any individual who is serving or has served in the Australian Defence Force (ADF) is considered a veteran, whether their service was undertaken within Australia or overseas. All veterans with at least one day permanent or continuous full-time service and their immediate family members are entitled to free and confidential mental health support services for life.
Support for current and ex-serving ADF personnel and their families
Call us to access free and confidential counselling, group treatment programs, suicide prevention training and our community and peer network to support mental health and wellbeing
Veterans may face unique sleep challenges due to the nature of their training and their time in the service, whether or not they saw combat. Transitioning from military life to civilian living comes with a host of challenges, and sleep problems are quite common in veterans of all ages.
VAntage Point is the official blog of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Here you will find stories from around VA and the Veteran community. These stories and blogs include coverage of health care, education benefits, VA careers, homelessness, recovery, mental health and messages from the Secretary.
Vantage Point is also the home of our daily #VeteranOfTheDay post, our Emmy® award-winning video series The American Veteran and our weekly Borne the Battle podcast.
Please, check out our posts, leave a comment with your thoughts, and share these important stories with your family and friends. You can view our social media policy here. A reminder: inclusion of information about a program or service external to VA does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by VA or its employees.
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Homelessness is one of the most difficult situations any person can face. Over 500,000 people in the United States experience homelessness, and on a single night, the number of homeless people in America represents nearly 0.2% of the overall national population.1 There are certain populations who are at a higher risk of homelessness than others -- including military veterans