Monica became a beneficiary of Legacy after her father, a Vietnam War veteran, lost his life to PTSD. Several learning disabilities haven’t stopped Monica from pursuing her dreams of becoming a counsellor and helping others with mental health issues. Legacy has supported her through her education and personal life.Read story
For over 70 years, Hunter Legacy have been providing care, compassion, and social support for Legacy families.
Hunter Legacy consists of 4 divisions across the lower Hunter covering Dungog, Cessnock, Kurri Kurri, and Maitland regions.
Services we provide
From monthly morning teas to group social outings and annual celebrations, Legacy provides a regular means of social inclusion for those we support.
Community Visitors and Legatees
Legacy is a voluntary organisation founded on personal service. Throughout Australia, thousands of dedicated volunteers and members regularly visit or call those we support, ensuring they always have someone to lean on.
Legacy can assist families with filling out paperwork and making claims through Department of Veterans’ Affairs; as well as advocate to government on their behalf.
Personal development activities
Legacy ensures children and young adults have the opportunity to participate with their peers in sports, drama and other activities that are of interest to them and potentially may be a long term career choice.
Goulburn Legacy ensures each beneficiaries needs are assessed and support provided based on their personal circumstances.
Hunter Legacy has been supporting Legacy families for over 70 years.
Families supporter by Hunter Legacy.
Legatees and staff supporting Hunter Legacy families.
Become part of a proud tradition
Being a Legatee is the most rewarding endeavor of my life. It makes me proud of my country when I see the enthusiasm and compassion volunteers bring to their roles as Legatees. I also see just how much enjoyment and fulfillment they get out of it.