Support for families of those with service on Operation Grapple

We may be able to provide counselling if you're the family of someone who served on Operation Grapple.

These support options are in addition to what's provided to the families of those with Qualifying Service.

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Who can get this

You may be able to get this if you:

  • are the spouse or partner, or
  • child.

Of someone that served in Operation Grapple.

Qualifying Operational Service explained

What you can get

Eligible family members may be able to access family or psychological counselling.

Genetic counselling may also be available to children of those veterans with Operational Grapple service.

The child must be:

  • the natural-born child of the person that served on Operation Grapple, and
  • conceived after Operation Grapple service.
How to apply
Find out more

Contact us for more information

We strive to be transparent. If you want to know how this entitlement is administered you can read the policy.

Services for Children of Viet Nam and Operation Grapple Veterans [PDF, 434 KB]