Families Of Veterans Guild

We are a community of war widows and families of veteran connected defence service. At Families of Veterans Guild, you can build a network based on friendship, understanding, strength and support.

We’re a safe space – made up of people just like you.

War Widows Program

To support the needs of war widows, this program is focused on wellbeing support provided through social connection and peer support. 

Social Work & Wellbeing Program

This program exists to support veterans families accessing services, support and entitlement, and to support their wellbeing while building knowledge and confidence. 

Awareness & Advocacy

Our relentless advocacy provides a voice for war widows and veteran families. We make sure your needs, views and opinions are heard.

Our Mission

Provide defence and veteran families with a voice and a community.

Our Values

Respect
Inclusivity
Integrity
Compassion
Community
Collaboration

Our Vision

To improve the lives of Australia’s defence and veteran families because they, too, make sacrifices for Australia’s peace and security.

Join our community

Become a Member

Not only do we support war widows, but we’re here to help veteran families as well. Defence service is what connects our members – no matter their age, life experiences or family structure.

We welcome new members to our growing community with open arms.

Join our Social Work & Wellbeing program

Our Space was created as a place that is for Defence/Veteran Families to connect, meet others like them, build a network and share wonderful insights and powerful stories.

Our Space shines the light on the families of our veterans and service personnel.

Join our War Widows program

With over 50 groups spread across metro, regional and rural NSW, our clubs are made up of engaged and active senior women.

Some simply for catch up for lunch, others meet to discuss issues of concern to war widows and to hear from Families of Veterans Guild.

Donate to AWW NSW

All donations contribute to the support of the families of Australian veterans and delivering our programs and services.

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Become a Volunteer

Whether it is corporate volunteers, members and non-members – our volunteers make a real and lasting difference in the lives of our members.
If you are interested in one of our volunteer roles, please contact us to find out what opportunities are currently available. The time you commit is entirely up to you and is flexible based on your availability. We’d love to have you as part of the team.

Stay Informed

To learn more about how Families of Veterans Guild is supporting and advocating for the veteran community, please sign up to our monthly newsletter here.

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Acknowledgement of Country

Australian War Widows NSW, trading as the Families of Veterans Guild acknowledges and respects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and Elders; past, present and emerging. Families of Veterans Guild acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land, their spiritual and cultural belonging, and recognise their continuing connection to the land, waters and community in which we live and work.
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