Family resources

Enjoy the following valuable family support resources.

National Capital Region Morale & Welfare Services

(613) 998-4888

Joint Personnel Support Unit

The aim of Joint Personnel Support Unit (JPSU) is to ensure the provision of support services to all military members who were injured, medically released or became ill while serving, and to also support their families. Our services include a help line, referral programs, an advocacy team, disability benefits, financial assistance, and briefing presentations.

1-800-883-6094 Within Canada
1-613-995-1457 Within USA (Call collect)

Transition Assistance Program

The Transition Assistance Program (TAP) assists members of the Canadian Forces (CF) who have been or will be released in making the transition to the civilian workforce. The TAP encourages prospective employers, including private and public sector organizations, to consider providing employment opportunities to releasing CF members.

The TAP has partnered with Canada Company to provide a direct link to the military-friendly employment partners’ websites at

Operational Stress Injury Social Support (OSISS)

The mission of Operational Stress Injury Social Support (OSISS) is to establish, develop, and improve social support programs for CF members, veterans, and their families affected by operational stress. It also provides education and training in the Canadian Forces community to create an understanding and acceptance of Operational Stress Injuries.

The Guide to Benefits, Programs, and Services, for CF Members and their Families

The purpose of The Guide is to provide serving and retired Regular and Reserve Force members as well as their families with an overview of benefits, programs and services to which they may be entitled in the event of a member becoming disabled, ill, injured, or deceased while serving in the Canadian Forces (CF).

Information for Veterans’ families and caregivers

Benefits and services for family, including survivors and caregivers: