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Support for Partners of Veterans

Discussion in 'Supporter Discussion' started by permban0008, Oct 8, 2005.

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  1. permban0008

    permban0008 Policy Enforcement Banned

    Just a quick post that may be of interest to partners, there is a nationwide (Australia) support group called Partners of Veterans Association (PVA). The PVA is open to current and former wives, partners and widow/ers of veterans with qualifying service (irrespective of which armed force or conflict the veteran served in) seeking emotional support and friendship of others in a similar situation.

    Contacts are:

    Bronwyn Fullick
    07 5492 2756 (phone)
    0411 071 793 (mobile)

    New South Wales
    Sue Harris
    P.O. Box 4054
    Gateshead LPO NSW 2991

    Western Australia
    Sandra Cross
    P.O. Box 4054
    Malaga DC WA 6945

    South Australia/Northern Territory
    Jan Wallent
    9 Coles Street
    Plympton Park SA 5038

    Brenda Thomas
    28 Sterry Street
    Golden Square VIC 3555

    National Secretary
    Pat Cleggett
    02 4957 0982 (phone)

    Unfortunately, this is only open to partners of veterans but as Anthony has identified, the PTSD course has opened both of our eyes to the prevalence of PTSD in the wider community. Well, this group is a step in the right direction to helping others with PTSD. Small voices grouped can make a difference by improving the quality of lives of partners, increasing community awareness and hopefully improving the likelihood of greater assistance to all with PTSD.
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