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Home and care

Aged and community care

DVA provides a variety of in-home and community support programmes focused on assisting you to continue living independently by supporting your health, well being, and community connection.

Education schemes

DVA provides financial assistance, student support services, guidance and counselling services for 5 to 25 year old eligible students. This assistance is available through the Veterans' Children Education Scheme (VCES) and the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act Education and Training Scheme (MRCAETS) (the Education Schemes).

Homelessness - DVA and Ex-Service Organisation support

Apart from residential care, DVA does not provide housing or accommodation services, but may be able to provide some support and assistance to veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Household Assistance

You may be entitled to DVA supplements to help with household costs.

Housing and accommodation

This section contains information about housing and accommodation.

Rehabilitation Appliances Program (RAP)

If you are a Gold or White Card holder you can access aids or appliances to help you maintain independence in your home through the Rehabilitation Appliances Program (RAP).

Travel for Treatment

DVA provides eligible persons and their medically required attendants assistance with their transport when travelling for approved medical treatment.

Veterans' Home Care (VHC)

Veterans' Home Care (VHC) is designed to help you continue living at home by providing a small amount of practical help.