Family peer support (OSISS)

Are you the family member of a Veteran who is suffering from an operational stress injury due to their military service? There is a community around you that is going through what you are right now.

About this program

Operational Stress Injury Social Support (OSISS) is a peer support network for CAF members, Veterans and their families experiencing an operational stress injury (OSI). OSISS can help you tap into our community for its compassion, wisdom, and experience. Your first step is to contact a Family Peer Support Coordinator.

Get more information about to contact a coordinator by visiting the OSISS website.

Related programs

Talk to a professional now - VAC Assistance Service is a free counselling and referral service. It is available 24/7 for Veterans, former RCMP members, their families, and caregivers.

The HOPE program (Helping Our Peers by Providing Empathy) is a peer support program that provides confidential peer support to military families who have lost a loved one. Call them at 1-800-883-6094 or email