Women’s Legal Service NSW


Women’s Legal Service NSW is a community legal centre that provides free legal services to women across NSW, particularly for those who are socially and economically disadvantaged. We specialise in family law, domestic violence and apprehended violence orders (AVOs), sexual assault, employment and discrimination.

Services


Women's Legal Service NSW provides legal advice and casework, community legal education and law and policy reform.  Women can obtain free legal advice face-to-face or over the phone.  See our website for more information.  Specialist programs include:

  • Indigenous Women's Legal Program
  • Domestic Violence Legal Service
  • Care and Protection Legal Advice Line
  • Working Women's Legal Service

Extra Information


Women’s Legal Advice Line 
Phone numbers: 02 8745 6988, 1800 801 501   


Tuesdays   1:30 - 4:30
Thursdays  9:30 - 12:30

Provides free confidential legal information and referrals for women in NSW with a focus on family law, domestic violence, and sexual assault.

 

Domestic Violence Legal Advice Line
Phone numbers: 02 8745 6999, 1800 810 784

Mondays:   1:30 - 4:30
Tuesdays:  9:30 - 12:30
Thursdays  1:30 - 4:30

Provides free confidential legal information, advice and referrals for women in NSW with a focus on domestic violence and Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders.

 

Indigenous Women’s Legal Contact Line
Phone numbers: 02 8745 6977, 1800 639 784

Mondays    10:00 - 12:30
Tuesdays   10:00 - 12:30
Thursdays  10:00 - 12:30

Provides free confidential legal information, advice and referrals for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in NSW with a focus on domestic violence, sexual assault, parenting issues, family law, discrimination and victim’s support.

 

Care and Protection Legal Advice Line
Phone number: 02 8745 6908

Free legal advice for mothers and other female relatives who are dealing with the Department of Family and Community Services (FaCS).

 

Working Women's Legal Service
Phone number: 02 8745 6954

Free legal advice for women who have experienced sexual harrassment, pregnancy discrimination or discrimination because of family responsibilities.