The Ringwood RSL Welfare & Resource Office takes pride in providing Welfare support to Veterans, war widows and members. The Welfare & Resource Office is well equipped with brochures and pamphlets on a wide range of topics and information related to the ex-service community. Our professional staff are very mindful of our ageing veteran community and we are committed to ensuring that the best possible assistance is provided to our members.
Assistance is also provided with referral to appropriate support agencies,
• Respite Entitlements
• Veteran’s Home Care
• Community Nursing
• Community Care Packages
• DVA approved Occupational Therapists
Welfare Hospital/Home Visits and Support
• Telephone support calls
• Visit sick veterans/war widows in hospitals in the local area
• Support members in aged care facilities in the local area
• Home visits to isolated veterans/war widows in the local area
• Support and assist during times of Bereavement
Balance and Mobility Groups: This is a weekly program which is aimed at members wishing to improve their balance and fitness. This is held every Tuesday morning at 10.00am in the Victoria Cross function room.
Friendly Friday Social Group: This group meets every 1st, 3rd, & 4th Friday morning from 10.00 am until 12.00 pm in the Victoria Cross function room. The group enjoys entertainers, bus outings, guest speakers, movie outings, trivia and board games. New members are always welcome, so why not come along and join in the activities
For more information please contact the Ringwood RSL Welfare and Resource Office Monday to Wednesday between 9.00am to 4.30pm on 9870 6604 or email email@example.com
DEPARTMENT OF VETERAN’S AFFAIRS
Mental Health and Wellbeing click here.
Pensions and Compensation click here.
Rehabilitation click here.
Eligibility and Claims click here.
For all other information head straight to the DVA website: http://www.dva.gov.au/
JOIN US AS A VOLUNTEER!!!!!!!!!!!
Why don’t you come along and get involved in this very rewarding and satisfying activity. The Ringwood RSL supports and values the contribution our volunteers make to enrich the lives and support our ageing veterans. Do you have a spare hour or two? Contact the Welfare Coordinator and you will be matched to an activity of interest.
Your Pension Office:
• Disability Pensions VEA & MRCA
When did you last apply for a review? You may be entitled to an increase.
• War Widow Pensions
If you intend to apply for an increase or new disability claim you must make sure your doctor will support you, otherwise your new claim may fail. If you are in doubt please do not hesitate to give us a call.
For all your pension requirements/ inquiries please contact the Pension’s Office Wednesdays between 10.30am & 2.00pm on 9870 6604 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note our office is manned by volunteers, all D.V.A. Trained & Approved.
Any Service, Affiliate Members or Women’s Auxiliary Members are entitled to an RSL Funeral Service. The eulogy will only be conducted with the express consent of the relatives of the deceased member. Obviously the earlier we can be advised, the more thorough our preparations can be.
This request can be made with the Funeral Director who will contact us accordingly or the family may contact us direct.