Veterans and Support
Welfare assistance for all members of the Te Atatu Memorial RSA is available to various levels of support.
THE POPPY FOUNDATION
The Poppy Foundation provides financial assistance to veterans, ex-service persons and their dependents for welfare associated costs eg: glasses, hearing aids, dental and medical costs.
To be eligible for grants from The Poppy Foundation a person must be
- a returned, ex-serviceman or woman or their spouse / dependent
- who at the time of making an application for a welfare grant are ordinarily a resident in the Auckland region and have belonged to the participating RSA for three months or more at the time of claim
- and are entitled to the New Zealand Defence Service Medal: or is a member of any commonwealth or Allied Service with service similar award.
weserved.nz is a service directory for NZ Veterans and Service Personnel.
There are lists of various groups which provide a wide range of support services, plus links to their websites, social media, and further contact information. The support services include for mental and physical health, employment, family support, assistance with finance and housing and peer support.
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SUPPORT FOR RETURNED SERVICE & ASSOCIATE MEMBERS
For Associate Members applications for assistance, contact our support advisor Ian Henry 027 835 593 or Richard Patterson 021 523 734