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Family Violence Prevention Legal Service

 

 

The Family Violence Prevention Legal Service (FVPLS) is a legal and counselling service for victims of family violence and/or sexual assault who are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples, or whose partner or children are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island peoples. Each FVPLS provides a range of services that may include:

  • legal advice and information
  • community legal education
  • court representation on family violence and sexual assault matters
  • advocacy and assistance with completion and lodgement of legal documents
  • information on some general law matters
  • sexual abuse counselling
  • community awareness groups/development
  • outreach to towns in their area.

There is one FVPLS located in Perth. The contact details for this service are:

Djinda Services
21 Southport Street
WEST LEEDERVILLE WA 6007
Phone: (08) 9489 6391
Email: djinda@wa.relationships.com.au

There are eight FVPLS located in regional Western Australia. Six are managed by the Aboriginal Family Law Services in Perth and have offices in the following regional locations: 

Aboriginal Family Law Service 
Unit 1/46 Dampier Terrace
PO Box 2037
BROOME WA 6725
Phone: (08) 9193 5455
Fax:     (08) 9193 7913 

 

Aboriginal Family Law Service
13 Skipworth Street
PO Box 729
CARNARVON WA 6701
Phone: (08) 9941 3633
Fax:     (08) 9941 3801

 

Aboriginal Family Law Service
66 Fitzgerald Street
PO Box 2731
GERALDTON WA 6520
Phone: (08) 9965 4654
Fax:     (08) 9921 6377

 

Aboriginal Family Law Service
2/45 Brookman Street
PO Box 10411
KALGOORLIE WA 6430
Phone: (08) 9021 0244
Fax:     (08) 9021 2765

 

Aboriginal Family Law Service
Suite 1/10 Banksia Street
PO Box 1749
KUNUNURRA WA  6743
Phone: (08) 9168 2001
Fax:     (08) 9169 3321

 

Aboriginal Family Law Service 
Unit 5, 31 Throssell Road
PO Box 2807
SOUTH HEDLAND WA 6722
Phone: (08) 9172 5024
Fax:     (08) 9172 5035

 

You can also contact the Aboriginal Family Law Service Perth corporate office on (08) 9355 1502 for more information.

 

The contact details for the Albany and Fitzroy Crossing Family Violence Prevention Legal Services are:  

Family Violence Prevention Legal Service
Boyd House
45-47 Aberdeen Street
PO Box 5277
ALBANY WA 6332
Phone: (08) 9842 7777
Fax:     (08) 9842 6851

 

Marninwarntikura Family Violence
Prevention Unit
Balinijangarri Road
PO Box 43
FITZROY CROSSING WA 6765
Phone: (08) 9191 5284
Fax:     (08) 9191 5611

 


Last reviewed: 11/02/2011 

 

Last Modified: 12/12/2013

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