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Phone: 1800 469 246
Provides free legal and community support services for Aboriginal families and individuals in Western Australia. This includes legal advocacy, casework, court support and representation in matters related to family violence and sexual assault. They cannot act for perpetrators of violence. The legal matters they assist with include Violence Restraining Orders (VRO’s), criminal injuries compensation, and family law issues such as child recovery orders and parenting plans.
Phone: (08) 9272 2242
Phone: 0416 580 090
Angelhands helps people recover from extreme trauma. Angelhands provides clinical and medical therapies that focus on the individual and their symptoms. The service helps people regain their strength and confidence, and reconnect with their communities.
Phone: (08) 9221 5711
Provides advice and information relating to most areas of law including family, civil, consumer, vehicle accidents, neighbourhood disputes, simple wills, powers of attorney, and probate.
Category: Legal Services
Phone: (08) 9221 9322
Provides a referral service to appropriate legal centres or other relevant organisations. Cmmunity Legal Centre services include information and advice; casework and minor assistance; representation and advocacy; community legal education; policy and law reform. Each Cmmunity Legal Centre may offer different services, depending on the needs of the community.
Phone: (08) 9221 7066
Provides assistance with credit, banking and financial services.
Category: Legal Services
Phone: (08) 9218 8035
Day Dawn Advocacy Centre provides support, advocacy and negotiation on behalf of Aboriginal people. They can provide legal, medical, financial, educational and social services for the Indigenous people of Western Australia. The service is open Mondays to Thursdays from 9:30am until 1pm.
Phone: (08) 9224 8222
The Counselling and Consultancy Service is staffed by fully qualified Family Consultants with specialist knowledge and expertise in working with children and families experiencing relationship difficulties after separation. Services Provided are as follows
Phone: (08) 9432 9790
Provides information, options, support and advocacy to empower individuals and families with the knowledge and skills to take control of their own financial situation. Provides advice on legal issues in family law, domestic violence retraining orders and general legal issues. Open Monday – Friday 9 am to 4 pm. Must make appointment. It is for families who are low income and disadvantaged also low income families who do not meet Centrelink criteria. Must be living in the Fremantle area.
Phone: (08) 9398 1455
Provides counselling, advocacy, and referral for families or individuals experiencing financial crisis. They can assist with preparing household budgets. They can also can provide advice on matters relating to Family law, Domestic violence and child support.
Phone: 1300 650 579
Provides free telephone and internet information about many areas of law. Specialist services include: family and domestic violence, youth law and alternative dispute resolution.
Information services: through telephone information line, community legal education, this website and a range of publications and kits.
Legal advice: through duty lawyers at court or legal advice sessions, either face to face, over the telephone or by video conference to people in remote areas.
Minor assistance: through solicitors or paralegal advisors who can help you negotiate, write letters, draft documents or prepare to represent yourself in court.
Legal representation: through lawyers working for Legal Aid WA as well as private lawyers. Only people with incomes and assets below a certain level get their own lawyer.
Phone: 1800 620 285
Phone: (08) 9328 8012
The service is free legal advice and representation to people who are involuntary patients in the Western Australian mental health system. Subject to resources, they provide legal help, advice, representation and/or referrals in other areas of law including criminal, guardianship and administration, criminal injuries compensation, equal opportunity, discrimination and other civil matters.
Phone: (08) 9250 2123
Provides information, options, support and advocacy to empower individuals and families with the knowledge and skills to take control their own financial situation. MIDLAS also offers a free legal service on assisting victims of family and domestic violence. This includes initial assistance and advice in family law (excluding property) and criminal injury compensation. if they are not able to assist they maybe able to provide appropriate referrals to a suitable, alternative legal practitioner.
Phone: (08) 9440 1663
Phone: (08) 9301 4413
Northern Suburbs Community Legal Centre provides general legal services in matters of family law, civil law, and residential tenancy. Their vision is that disadvantaged and low income earners have access to legal services. Appointments are essential, and two offices are located in Mirrabooka (9440 1663) and Joondalup (9301 4413).
Phone: 1800 752 992
Street Law Centre is a free outreach legal service for the homeless and those at risk of homelessness in Western Australia. We provide free, confidential legal information, advice and case work to the homeless or those at risk of homelessness.
In an effort to increase access to justice, Street Law offers comprehensive community legal education.
Street Law also seeks to address systemic legal issues through its law reform and advocacy campaign.
33 Shenton Street, Northbridge
Every second Tuesday from 10.00am to 12.00 noon
Unit 6/5 Aberdeen Street, East Perth
Every Friday from 8.30am to 10.30am
22 Palmerston Street, Northbridge
For 12 to 24 year olds only
Every second Wednesday from 10.30am to 12.00 noon
12 Queen Victoria Street, Fremantle
Every second Tuesday from 9.00am to 11.00am
Phone: (08) 6253 9500
Sussex Street Community Law Service offers a range of different services including:
For more information please make contact on 6253 9500 or visit http://www.sscls.asn.au/
Phone: (08) 6148 3600
The Humanitarian Group is a not-for-profit organisation, focused on empowering vulnerable people by providing professional and accessible migration assistance, legal advice and education. We help people new to Australia from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including humanitarian visa holders, asylum seekers, refugees and people who are otherwise disadvantaged in their access to legal services. If you wish to make an enquiry about our free service please come to The Humanitarian Group office and register with us.
Our opening hours are Monday to Thursday, 9.00am – 3.00pm.
All of our services are provided completely free of charge to make sure we are accessible to those who need us most. Services include:
Phone: (08) 9425 2850
Provides free emotional support and practical preparation for children under 18 years of age who are to give evidence to a court. The children involved can be victims or witnesses to any criminal charge, in any court. This includes the Magistrates Court, Children’s Court, District Court or Supreme Court. The court process can add to the stress of a child victim. However, ensuring they are adequately prepared as a witness can reduce their emotional stress and enable them to better participate in court proceedings.
Phone: (08) 9350 6236
William Langford Community House offers the following programs and services within the South-East Metropolitan region.
– Financial Counselling Service
– Legal Advisory Service
– Family Support Service
– Aboriginal Family Support Service
– Emergency Relief
– Migrant English Classes
– Computer Literacy Program
– Muslim Women’s Centre – Outreach Service
– Multicultural Services Centre – Somali Outreach
– The Spot (5 – 12 years)
– A range of groups and courses
– Kapahaka/Tamariki -children from 1-12 years old learning Maori songs, dance and language
– Mums and Toddler Playgroup
– Men’s Group (conversational English for men from diverse cultural background)
– Practice Makes Perfect (conversational English group for women from diverse background)
– Registered visiting Psychologist
– Sewing and Knitting
– WA Police Outreach (Multicultural Service for Migrant)
– Personal Injury/Individual Claims Legal Service
Phone: 1800 199 174
The Women’s Information Service offers free, confidential information for women throughout Western Australia.
The free telephone service operates from 9.00am to 4.00pm on week days. It provides information and referrals about issues such as health, finances, legal matters, counselling and domestic violence.
Phone: (08) 9272 8800
Phone: 1800 625 122
Women’s Legal Service WA is a community legal centre which provides legal assistance to women experiencing disadvantage in our core practice areas including: