Legal Information

  • Aboriginal Women’s Legal Centre – see Wirringa Baiya below
  • Lawlink NSW. See link: http://www.lawlink.nsw.gov.au/
  • Women’s Legal Service NSW. See link: http://www.womenslegalnsw.asn.au/
  • Law and Justice Foundation of NSW. See link: http://www.lawfoundation.net.au/
  • Central Coast Legal Centre: Tel: 02 4353 4988
  • Chamber Magistrate – call LawAccess on 1300 888 529
  • Community Justice Centres: Tel 1800 990 777; TTY 1800 671 964
  • Domestic Violence Advocacy Service: 02 8745 6999; 1800 810 784; TTY 1800 626 267;
  • Immigration Advice and Rights Centre: Tel: 02 9262 3833
  • Intellectual Disability Rights Service: Tel: 02 9318 0144; freecall 1800 66 611; email:
  • Law Society of NSW Pro Bono Scheme: Tel: 02 9926 0364
  • Law Access NSW: Tel: 1300 888 529 (information and referral). Website http://www.lawaccess.nsw.gov.au/
  • Legal Aid Gosford: Tel: 02 4324 5611 (includes DV Court Assistance)
  • Lesbian and Gay Rights Service: Tel: 02 9332 1966; email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • NSW Tenants Advice and Advocacy Service: Tel: 02 4353 5515
  • Office of the Legal Services Commissioner (Complaints about solicitors and barristers): Tel: 1800 242 958; 02 9377 1800; TTY 02 9377 1855; email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Public Interest Advocacy Centre (challenge unjust laws, policies, practices): Tel: 02 8898 6500; email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Welfare Rights Centre: Tel: 02 9211 5300; 1800 226 028; TTY 02 9211 5268; email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Wirringa Baiya Aboriginal Women’s Legal Centre: Tel: 02 9569 3847; 1800 686 587; email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
help and support

Domestic and Family Violence is a crime. There is no excuse for violence. If you or someone you know is a victim of violence or abuse, there is help available. If you are in immediate danger (if your life or your children´s life is being threatened) call 000 (triple zero) and ask for the police or for other help ring the Domestic Violence Line on 1800 65 64 63 from anywhere in NSW, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Translators are available.