RSLWA Support

The RSLWA was founded to help those who defended our nation and to provide assistance to those who took the oath, as well as their families. Our motto is “serving those who served”.

The Welfare Team at ANZAC House understand that your situation is urgent and are available to respond promptly. We can assist you with emergency financial relief for essentials such as food, rent, utility bills, security bonds, funeral costs, education, clothing, urgent car repairs, transport and referrals to other appropriate services.

The team are respectful, highly skilled and dedicated to assisting those in need. It is advised to book a face-to-face appointment to discuss your unique situation. All applicants are required to provide proof of service, bank statements for last six weeks and copies of accounts for goods or services requiring payment. All payments are made directly to the service providers.

Download the Application for Financial Assistance RSLWA Welfare Application.

Contact the Welfare team on 9287 3707 or email:

RSLWA Financial Counselling

Financial Counsellors work with people who are in debt or are not able to meet their ongoing expenses and may be able to assist with:

  • working out payments with creditors and other assistance which may be available,
  • what you can do if you can’t pay bills, fines or debts
  • information, options and support for individuals, families and consumer groups to explore, develop and implement strategies to overcome their financial situation
  • assessing the financial situation to identify immediate remedies and longer term solutions to improve financial wellbeing
  • Support and enable sound financial decision making

Contact the Welfare team on 9287 3707 or email:

The WA Aged Sailor's, Soldier's and Airmen's Relief Trust Fund (WAASSARTF)

Each year 50% of the money collected on Poppy Day is allocated to WAASSARTF.  This fund provides assistance to our Veterans, widows, dependents or ex- ADF members in times of hardship.

Applications can be made for the following:

  • Rent arrears and security bonds
  • Outstanding utility accounts
  • Replacement of white goods
  • Removal costs
  • School fees
  • Mobility Products
  • Motor vehicle repairs
  • Funeral assistance

Evidence of financial hardship needs to be established before assistance can be provided.
Monthly Grants can be paid to veterans experiencing ongoing hardship. Veterans applying for a monthly grant will be interviewed at home by one of the Trustees, this ensures a true account of the veteran’s circumstances and needs are established.  Assistance is restricted to Western Australian residents.

You can also download the WAASSARTF Application WAASSAARFT Application.

Contact the Welfare team on 9287 3707 or email: