Welfare

The RSL Aged and Health Support department provides advice and support to members of the ex-service community, their families and carers.

Our professional staff are experienced in aged care matters and are also able to provide information about many health issues, particularly those related to the ex-service community. We are able to provide individuals, family members and the broader community with information and advice.

For more information about:

  • Aged Care Facilitation
  • Health Information
  • Model for Delivery of Welfare and Aged Care Support – RSL Vic Branch
  • Volunteers
  • Minutes of Meetings
  • Acronyms associated with Aged and Health Support

Contact RSL Aged and Health Support
on 03 9655 5548 (Mon-Fri) or email us on agedcareinfo@rslvic.com.au
Welfare services are also available at Darebin RSL.

Pensions

The Darebin RSL has a welfare Officer who is available to assist members with any welfare problems.

Any member requiring assistance can please contact the office on 9484 4353 where arrangements will be made for the welfare officer to contact you. Your enquiries are strictly confidential.

Funerals

Any Service, Affiliate Members or Women’s Auxiliary Members are entitled to an RSL Funeral Service provide the family of deceased has requested a service.

This request can be made with the Funeral Director who will contact us or the family may contact us direct.

Any person requiring about a Funeral service please contact the Office on 9484 4353 where arrangements will be made for a Funeral Officer to contact the family.

Visitations – Home and Hospitals

The Darebin RSL assists Members who would like someone to visit them at Hospital, Nursing Home and/or Home.

They are also available to transport Members to the Doctors appointments, Out Patients appointments as well as assisting them to Chemists, Shopping Centres if there is no other transport available to them.

Any person requiring assistance please contact the Office on 9484 4353 where arrangements will be made for a Hospital and Home Visitation Officer to contact you.

Support Information

Provide information and support to members about services and assistance available. Ring or make an appointment with the Welfare Coordinator.
For other information regarding Department of Veterans’ Affairs matters follow the link.

VAN Office (Veterans’ Affairs Network)
Suite 1, Level 2
54-58 Wells Street, Frankston
9783 7312

Veterans’ Home Care
General Information  133 254
Assessment Agency 1300 550 450

HomeFront
Helping you prevent falls and accidents at home
Call  1800 801 945

Occupational Therapy and Driving Assessment Group
Call  9381 2204

Visitation Program
Volunteers regularly visit frail/sick members of the service community in aged care facilities and hospitals in the local area

Welfare Office Contacts

Daryl Pinner OAM
Welfare Officer
call reception on 9484 4353