Transition Centres

Transitioning from the military can be an adjustment for you and your family. We're here to help when and where you need us.

Veterans Affairs Canada and the Department of National Defence work together through the Transition Centres to help Canadian Armed Forces personnel (Regular and Reserve), Veterans and their families. Our goal is to ensure your needs are met. The core services and partner organizations include:

Locate a CAF Transition Centre.

Core Services

  • Return to Duty coordination
  • Transition Planning Assistance
  • Casualty Tracking
  • Outreach
  • Leadership and supervision
  • Advocacy Services
  • Designated Assistant disengagement and support to families


  • Canadian Forces Health Services Case Management
  • Director Military Family Services
  • Operational Stress Injury Social Support Network (OSISS)
  • Service Income Security Insurance Plan (SISIP) Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Personal Support Program (PSP) - Adapted Fitness Specialist, and
  • Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada services at each centre focus on recovery, rehabilitation and reintegration, and include:

  • transition interviews and case management;
  • information about and assistance with applying for benefits and services from Veterans Affairs Canada; and
  • coordination of services and benefits from Veterans Affairs and those available within your community.

Drop by to schedule a transition interview or to speak to a Veterans Affairs Canada employee.

The centres are typically located on CAF Bases/Wings.

Western Canada

  • Calgary (Alberta)
  • Cold Lake (Alberta)
  • Edmonton (Alberta)
  • Wainwright (Alberta)
  • Comox (British Columbia)
  • Esquimalt (British Columbia)
  • Vancouver (British Columbia)
    Satellite office location: Chilliwack (British Columbia)
  • Shilo (Manitoba)
    Satellite office location: Moose Jaw (Saskatchewan)
  • Winnipeg (Manitoba)


  • Borden
  • Kingston
  • London
  • Meaford
  • Ottawa
  • Petawawa
    Satellite office location: North Bay (Ontario)
  • Toronto
  • Trenton

Atlantic Canada

  • Gagetown (New Brunswick)
  • Halifax (Nova Scotia)
    Satellite office locations: Greenwood and Sydney (Nova Scotia)
  • Moncton (New Brunswick)
    Satellite office location: Charlottetown (Prince Edward Island)
  • St. John's (Newfoundland and Labrador)
    Satellite office location: Gander (Newfoundland)


  • Bagotville
  • St-Jean/Montreal
  • Valcartier

Locate a CAF Transition Centre.