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If you or someone close to you needs immediate assistance, help is available:  

0800 NZDF4U (0800 693 348) 

24/7 confidential support spanning both telephone and face-to-face support. This includes Regular Force, Cilvilians, Reserve Force, Families and Veterans.  

Dial 1737 Need to talk 

Trained counsellors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days per week, for free.
You can also find out more about this service online


Returned and Services Association (RSA)

For assistance for all Service personnel and their families, contact your nearest District Support Managers. 

Veterans’ Affairs 

Veterans' Affairs (VA) is the government agency that administers veteran entitlements, care, and recognition. 
Contact the VA mainline: 0800 483 8372 (0800 4 Veteran), or find out more through the VA website.


Male Survivors Aotearoa

Enabling the well-being of male survivors of sexual abuse
Freephone: 0800 044 334  //  Text: 4334  //  Website/online chat:  //  Email: