Legal Aid NSW

LEGAL HELP

Legal Aid Offices: Family law advice is free from all our offices. Contact your nearest Legal Aid Office or visit www.legalaid.nsw.gov.au

LawAcccess NSW 1300 888 529 for information, referral or advice, or visit www.lawaccess.nsw.gov.au

Community Legal Centres 9318 2355 or visit www.nswclc.org.au

Domestic Violence Advocacy Service 9637 3741 or 1800 810 784 (toll free)

Law Society of NSW - Community Referral Service 9926 0300 or 1300 888 529 for information and referral to private lawyers.

Legal Aid Child Support Service 9744 3833 or 1800 451 784 (toll free country callers only)

Women's Legal Centre 9749 5533 or 1800 801 501 (country areas toll free)

Indigenous Womens Program 1800 639 784 (toll free)

THE COURTS

Family Law Courts' National Enquiry Centre 1300 352 000 for both the Family Court (www.familycourt.gov.au) and the Federal Magistrates Court (www.fmc.gov.au)

MEDIATION and COUNSELLING

Family Law Conferencing - Legal Aids' mediation service for clients who have been granted legal aid to try and solve their dispute without going to court. This service can be reached on 9219 5714

Family Relationship Advice Line 1800 050 321, www.familyrelationships.gov.au

Centacare 9725 7077

Community Justice Centres (meiation only) 9790 0656

Relationships Australia Mediation Service 9387 4211

Relationships Australia 9418 8800

Unifam 9261 4077

Interrelate Family Centres 1300 736 966

OTHER CONTACT POINTS

Centrelink (Free call - customer relations) 1800 050 004

Child Support Agency (Free call) 131 272

Federal Police 6256 7777

DoCS Helpline 132 111

NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages 1300 655 236 (local call)